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I’m A Racist…Nah

I’d like to add an addendum to my post about the Oslo terror attacks from yesterday. Firstly, the spiking death toll is utterly shocking. Secondly, while I did not definitively state my opinion that an Islamic extremist group was behind the … Continue reading

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‎”I Dag Er Vi Alle Norske.”

Firstly, my sympathies and my condemnations. Secondly, to address something I’m seeing all over: this attack was almost certainly not motivated by the publication of the Muhammad cartoons that caused such a well-publicised ruckus the other year. While that might be a … Continue reading

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The AfPak Dominos

Let’s take a look at the line of dominos that are rapidly tumbling into one another in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. We start with the situation: two countries, newly introduced to democracy with a substantial insurgent movement operating within their borders. … Continue reading

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