We Are Not the Same: Stop Minimizing the Role of Islam

Please allow me to come two days late to the party in applauding John Hinderaker’s outstanding response to efforts to minimize the role of Islam in the Boston bombings, to humanize the bombers in an effort to make them not so different from you and me. [Read more...]

This is CNN? Disastrous Coverage of the Boston Tragedy

Jon Stewart once again does an amazing job skewering the media for their coverage of the tragedy in Boston. [Read more...]

The Chilling Chechen Connection

The Lowell Sun & Robin Young/AP

Before I go any further, let me clearly state that my comments are based in part upon current news reporting, and — as recent events have proven — contemporary news reports are notoriously unreliable. [Read more...]

Maintaining Clarity in the Debate Over Gaza Tactics

If the past is any guide, increased conflict in Gaza will be accompanied by international demands for Israeli restraint, frivolous accusations of Israeli war crimes, and perhaps even complaints to the International Criminal Court. Before the outcry even has a chance to build, it’s important to remember how the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) actually applies to Gaza.   [Read more...]

Yes, Drone Strikes are Legal and Moral

I must confess, I’m puzzled by Christian outrage at our drone campaign — the most precise aerial bombardment in the history of warfare. [Read more...]


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