- May 14, 2012
US intelligence agencies and national security analysts are reportedly furious at the leaked revelations about the latest Al Qaeda “underwear bomb” plot, and some have laid the blame on the Obama administration for supposedly seeking to gain political advantage from it.
These allegations may well be true, and the current US government would certainly not...
- March 24, 2012
Mohammed Merah’s act of suicide-by-cop has been followed by a further shift in the already confusing and conflicting narratives that have accompanied the Toulouse/Montauban murder spree. When the siege first began, it was reported that Merah belonged to al-Qaeda and that he had been trained on the Pakistan-Afghan border in Waziristan. Then it was reported...
- March 22, 2012
Yesterday evening I was leaving the swimming pool when a young girl came running past me in the corridor. She looked not much older than Myriam Monsenego, the young girl executed by Mohammed Merah in Toulouse on Monday, apparently because he wanted ‘revenge for Palestinian children.’
Anyone who would extinguish a child’s life in this way...