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Things Remembered This September 11

Seventeen years ago I was a college student in Southern California, and by the time I woke up to get ready for class, my roommate was watching cable news as the horrors of that morning unfolded.  Being in Southern California, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking Cover

Breaking Cover:  My Secret Life In The CIA And What It Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For, by Michele Rigby Assad [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Network.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Can God Defeat Terrorism?

Can God Defeat Terrorism?, by Scott Solana [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookCrash.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The obvious answer to the book’s titular question is yes.  What is more interesting about this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rogue Justice

Rogue Justice:  The Making Of The Security State, by Karen J. Greenburg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Broadway Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] What you get out of this book depends … Continue reading

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The Muslim Minority As Dhimmi

As someone who tends to keep my ear to the ground when it comes to concerns and fears about religious minorities, for somewhat personal reasons [1], it should probably come as little surprise that I view the recent terror attack … Continue reading

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That’s News To Me

Having retrieved my headphones from my previous computer at work, I was able yesterday at last to find an acceptable source of free and unblocked music for me to listen to at work.  Given my tendency to be highly anxious … Continue reading

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Book Review: Principles Of International Politics

Principles Of International Politics, by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita As someone who enjoys reading about matters of international relations [1], this is the sort of book I would likely enjoy more than many people.  I was not surprised that this … Continue reading

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A Somali On The Margins

As I have a reasonable sized group of friends and acquaintances who are affiliated with (the) Ohio State University, and as I have for some reason a particular interest in the problems and repercussions of the collapse of Somalia it … Continue reading

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Book Review: True Faith And Allegiance

True Faith And Allegiance:  A Story Of Service And Sacrifice In War And Peace, by Alberto R. Gonzales [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.] When one decides to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Civilization And Its Enemies

Civilization And Its Enemies:  The Next Stage Of History, by Lee Harris This book is a blunt-spoken and insightful book written shortly after 9/11 and containing striking insights concerning the class of civilizations that has marked the last fifteen years … Continue reading

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