I started writing this article on terrorism when a terrorist attack occurred at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, but failed to complete the article. More recently, a new attack was perpetrated in Paris. This attack was perpetrated by a recognized Islamic extremist. As past attacks, this one too spurred calls for strict border control. But such border control would have been ineffective. This article explains why.« Continue »
Middle East Turmoil: Radical Islam or Reaction to Imperialism?
This article is a very rough draft on a discussion on modern radical Islam as a response to US led imperialist actions in the Greater Middle East. To see the impact, imagine if you were somehow to find yourself in Afghanistan in the early 60s. You would probably be quite puzzled by the look. Back then, Afghanistan looked far more like any developed nation. Below is a photo of Afghanistan in 1967 and another in 2007. You can find more at Business Insider.« Continue »
Is O’Reilly’s Mercenary Army A Crazy Idea?
People have been attacking Bill O’Reilly’s plan to use a 25,000 strong mercenary army to compact Islamic terrorism. It sure as hell sounds crazy doesn’t it? But guess what; that’s essentially what the United States government is doing.« Continue »