Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

May 9th, 2024 - 4:50 pm § in America, Biden, Israel/Palestine

Has Hamas won?

“Know your enemy better than you know yourself,” Sun Tzu wrote, or phrasing to that effect. If Hamas leaders are truly diabolical, they would carry out an attack on Israel so atrocious it would provoke a gross overreaction. That’s exactly what happened. What’s in it for Hamas[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 6:35 pm § in America, Misc.

9/11 tribute (video)

There were many events today marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, and many videos to choose from: speeches, singing, ceremonies. What’s an editor to do? I chose this one. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 1:30 pm § in America, Misc.

Did an airliner hit the Pentagon?

Yes. Unequivocally, yes. Conspiracy theorists refuse to believe it. Some people drink fish tank cleaner or eat horse pills to “cure” Covid-19. There are lots of gullible, stupid people in the world. The evidence that a hijacked airliner crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, is[...]

September 11th, 2021 - 11:48 am § in America, Russia

PHOTOGRAPHY: 9/11 Teardrop Memorial

Did you even know it exists? Designed by a Russian architect, donated by Russia, the groundbreaking attended by Vladimir Putin, and dedicated by Bill Clinton, this memorial to the victims of the 2001 and 1993 terrorist attacks stands in an industrial area of Bayonne, New Jersey, across the harbor fr[...]

September 7th, 2021 - 12:54 pm § in America, Law and Courts

Remember Gitmo?

You remember what “Gitmo” is, and who’s there, right? Okay, let’s review. “Gitmo” is shorthand for the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It houses terrorists, including detainees from the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. It’s still in opera[...]

February 1st, 2021 - 10:43 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Ex-Bush officials flee GOP, calling it a “cult”

“Dozens of Republicans in former President George W. Bush’s administration are leaving the party,” Reuters says (read story here), adding, “These officials … say they no longer recognize the party …. Some have ended their membership, others are letting it lapse while [...]

March 14th, 2019 - 9:30 pm § in Politics, Religion


White supremacist slaughters dozens in mosques A self-described “Trump supporter” with virulent white supremacist, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant views attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Thursday. Within minutes, he killed 49 people and injured 48 more. Police said th[...]

October 31st, 2017 - 3:08 pm § in Misc.

Car attacker kills 8, injures 12 in NYC

Authorities have named Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, an Uzbek immigrant, as the assailant who drove a Home Depot rental truck on a bicycle path for 4 blocks, then rammed a school bus in street traffic, before being shot by police in Lower Manhattan Tuesday afternoon. He’s in custody and r[...]

September 11th, 2017 - 1:31 am § in America



May 21st, 2016 - 3:56 pm § in Misc.

Taliban leader killed

Mullah Aktar Mansour, who replaced Mullah Omar as Taliban leader after Omar’s death from tuberculosis in 2013, was killed today by a U.S. drone strike. Omar founded the Taliban, and the U.S. put a $25 million bounty on his head after the 9/11 attacks. Mansour was Omar’s top deputy and ha[...]