The Daily Star reports how Hezbollah was organizing 'Jihadi Tours' to the south of the country. This absence of an agreed common identity could be challenged by a process of greater interaction between Lebanon's various communities.
I hope we can remember the Muslim Senegalese man who raised the alarm about the smoking car, as well as the criminal who put it there. Muslims, like people of all religions, do good things and bad things.
Propaganda of modern-day myths depicting angels fighting alongside "holy warriors" is being used to indoctrinate a minority of young disenfranchised Muslims with flights of fantasy and the glories of jihad.
Drone attacks are terrorism too. Killing entire families, including women and children, in the "border" areas of the "AF-PAK" theater to hit one "militant" or "extremist," without charge or trial, repeated countless times.
Whenever Obama acts like Bush, as he's done his first year, listen carefully -- you will hear the distant, delighted chuckle of Osama Bin Laden, and the needless stomp of fresh recruits heading his way.
Thirty years from now, when art and technology continue to enable eastern and western youth to come together over music, sports, and pop culture in greater ways, cross-cultural harmony will be more likely.