Day: June 3, 2015

Not a new trend

Source:ET The capture and confession of an IBA graduate to several acts of terrorism, including the Safoora chowk massacre and Sabeen Mahmud’s murder resulted in the publication of opinion pieces with most viewing these educated terrorists as heralding a new chapter in the history of terrorism in Pakistan. Notwithstanding that […]

Syria civil war: Meet the military commander who says his soldiers will not rest until every inch of war torn country is free of Islamist ‘terrorists’

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Robert Fisk speaks to a colonel confidently preparing his men for battle at Frikeh in the Orontes river valley where Assad’s troops were besieged just last month ROBERT FISK FRIKEH Thursday 04 June 2015 Approaching front lines is usually the same. First come the fields […]

Syria civil war: Meet the military commander who says his soldiers will not rest until every inch of war torn country is free of Islamist 'terrorists'

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Robert Fisk speaks to a colonel confidently preparing his men for battle at Frikeh in the Orontes river valley where Assad’s troops were besieged just last month ROBERT FISK FRIKEH Thursday 04 June 2015 Approaching front lines is usually the same. First come the fields […]

Terror Suspect Usaama Rahim Shot Dead in Boston

Boston Terror Suspect Planned to Behead Police Officer, Officials Say By DAVE PHILIPPS and JESS BIDGOODJUNE 3, 2015 NYTimes.com The man shot and killed by an F.B.I. agent and a Boston police officer Tuesday had been under surveillance by terrorism investigators because he was planning to behead a police officer, the authorities say. […]