Day: August 25, 2014

Phoney indignation

Summary The Daily Star, Lebanon In fact, Washington had already taken firm action, by launching airstrikes in northern Iraq to stem military advances by ISIS that came uncomfortably close to the autonomous Kurdish region and U.S. interests there. The U.S. has acted in Syria and Iraq only when it believes […]

Isis’s undoubted skill in exploiting social media is no reason for US leaders to start talking about the apocalypse – Power without responsibility has provided al-Baghdadi and his men with their most

by Robert Fisk, The Independent We keep banging on about British citizens turning into Jihadists – that tired old public relations man Dave Cameron does this all the time, with his worn-out political correctness – and it’s almost impolite to say “Muslim British citizens”. But isn’t it time we said […]

When Faith and Facts Collide

Source: The Huffington Post By Dave Pruett, Former NASA researcher; Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, James Madison University Conflict between faith and science is as old as science itself. In 1543, Copernicus’s great work, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, laid the groundwork for a new model of the cosmos, with the […]