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Are Mass Shootings Becoming More Frequent--and More Deadly?

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2012 | 12:45 PM

In the wake of Friday morning's horrific mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, which left at least 12 dead and 59 wounded, many people around the country have begun to question their safety.

The alleged gunman, James Holmes, 24, reportedly burst into the theater about 30 minutes...

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Review: 'Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden--from 9/11 to Abbottabad'

(5) Comments | Posted May 31, 2012 | 6:15 PM

It was a secret more closely guarded than any other. They didn't tell their assistants, they didn't tell their spouses. They didn't tell the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan until just three days before the strike.

And yet, as they debated whether or not Osama bin Laden was...

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Review: Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals

(14) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 3:28 PM

Ken Ballen is someone who gets it. Unlike those who take what terrorists claim at face value and then draw the wrong conclusions, he recognizes that individuals who are willing to slaughter unarmed men, women, and children won't hesitate to lie.

And yet, that doesn't reduce the value of...

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Ron Paul Is Wrong About 9/11, Studies Show

(200) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 4:30 PM

Presidential Candidate Rep. Ron Paul recently made national headlines with his assertion that the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks were essentially the United States' own fault for its role in occupying foreign lands.

As Paul explained,

"Though it is hard for many to believe, honest...

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Ten Years After 9/11: The Suicide Angle

(2) Comments | Posted September 12, 2011 | 8:29 PM

The easiest reaction is to just pick a side. Either the September 11, 2001 hijackers were psychologically normal, or they were insane. Ten years after that fateful day, this false dichotomy continues to distort explanations of why the United States was attacked.

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised. We have seen...

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How 30 Years of U.S. Mistakes Saved Ahmadinejad in Iran

(3) Comments | Posted July 6, 2009 | 7:40 PM

It's one of those tragic ironies that is usually reserved for the theater.

Newly "re-elected" Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad owes his job, and perhaps his life, to the United States.

Yes, right about now, he should be putting the finishing touches on those thank you notes to Presidents...

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