Terrorism

The Times Can't Shake Its Skepticism over Terror Plots

Even the undeniable threat foiled in Germany yesterday comes with a caveat: "Europe has been the site of a number of devastating terrorist plots, but some have turned out later to be less than met ...

Blurring the Iraq-Al Qaeda Connection with "Mesopotamia"

So nice, the Times printed it twice in two days: "Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia, the homegrown Sunni Arab extremist group that American intelligence agencies have concluded is foreign led. The extent of ...

Hitting Rudy Where He's Strongest: 9-11

"...when the city announced that Mr. Giuliani would speak next month at the sixth anniversary of the attacks, some relatives of people who died on Sept. 11 said they were dismayed, some because ...

Suspicious in Seattle? Times Concerned with "Alleged Racial Profiling" on Ferry

The FBI released photos taken on a Puget Sound ferry of two suspicious men and asked the pubilc for help in identifying them. The Times takes a predictable PC angle (and doesn't run the photos).

Times Reporter Accuses British Press of Portraying Pakistanis as "Pack of Terrorists"

Times journalist Jane Perlez goes after journalists - from the left: "As her country hovers on the precipice of chaos, Ms. Lodhi, the high commissioner of Pakistan in Britain, holds down the fort ...

Neil MacFarquhar's Latest Knee-Jerk Defense of a Muslim Charity

The Times' Muslim-beat reporter writes like a pro-Muslim advocate: "For American Muslims, whose religion stipulates that they give 2.5 percent of their annual income to charity, the shuttering of ...

Steven Erlanger's Latest Whitewash of Hamas

Erlanger: The anti-Israeli terrorist Hamas is "in its way, pragmatic," the Palestinian terrorist leader Yasir Arafat was a "charismatic man," and Israel and the U.S. are responsible for the ...

New British PM a Welcome Respite from Blair's "Apocalyptic View of Terrorism"

Bravo for Gordon Brown's PC approach to terrorism: "Mr. Brown played down the threat, treating the episodes as a crime rather than a threat to civilization. Yet, his minimalist approach seemed to ...

Huh? "Disenfranchised" Terrorists in Britain

Mark Steyn mocks "a new New York Times definition of 'disenfranchised': 'complacent liberal assumption designed to reassure readers that they can fit this story into all the old cliches about the ...

Middle East Moral Equivalency: Anti-Israeli Terrorists as "Warriors"

Neil Genzlinger on "Hot House": "The film, though, is necessarily ambiguous as to whether all this will lead either side to be more accommodating or will simply result in smarter warriors." The ...
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