Category Archives: Terrorism

Radical Empathy.

This is a remarkable article and the documentary at the end is even more so.

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Dr. Strangelove.

Looney, to the best of my recollection, for the first time since I started to follow his blog, wrote about a film for a change. And despite having seen the film earlier on two occasions, I decided to see it … Continue reading

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How to Fight Islamist Terror From The Missionary Position.

Two weeks ago, I had not heard about Tabish Khair. His book was recommended to me by a friend who is fanatical about reading fiction by Indian authors, good or bad. Knowing that I am rather choosy, he rarely recommends such … Continue reading

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Mother Of All Wars.

Here is something very interesting that happened on Nick‘s Facebook wall. I think that it is worth sharing with all my readers. Please click on the image to get a larger font.

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Pune limps backs to normalcy after blast

Pune is where I live. And I have lived here for nearly a quarter century. The main reasons for my late wife and I choosing to move here was its climate and its very laid back attitude to life. Compared … Continue reading

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Is Global Peace Possible?

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where six of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic was chosen by me. The five other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical … Continue reading

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Woolwich Again II.

I live in a country which has the world’s second largest Muslim population. I have lost friends to acts of terrorism on our soil. I have soldier friends who till today bear wounds acquired fighting an enemy sworn on Allah’s … Continue reading

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Woolwich Again.

This is an incisive and thought provoking article in the City Journal by a physician writer who has spent time within the prison system. Dr. Dalrymple concludes his article with : “What these cases show is that it is not … Continue reading

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