Navy SEALs, bin Laden and Violent Modernism and Mysticism

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. “Evil kills its perpetrators and oppression’s pastures are fatal.” -Osama bin Laden, “The Towers of Lebanon,” October 29, 2004. “A military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan killing 31 U.S. special operation troops, most of them from the elite Navy SEALs unit that killed al-Qaeda leader […]

Famine refugees facing rape threat

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Marauding gangs and criminals are attacking Somali famine refugees more frequently as they flee across the border to Kenyan camps, but Kenyan police say they do not have enough manpower to stop them. The lack of manpower underscores a larger problem for Kenya: officials say they are being overwhelmed by […]

US drone strike kills 20 militants in NW Pakistan

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RASOOL DAWAR Associated Press= PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say 20 Islamist militants are now known to have been killed in an American missile attack close to the Afghan border. The officials said 16 of the dead were Afghan militants belonging to the Haqqani network, an insurgent faction […]

Experts respond: UK Riots and crowd psychology

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011, 4:40 pm Press Release: Science Media Centre As rioting continues in London and other UK cities, the public are left wondering how the mob mentality of a riot develops – and how authorities can effectively respond. Sparked by the death of a young man in North […]

Asian stock markets jump on Fed’s low rates pledge

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Michael Pistillo, right, works with a fellow specialist on the floor of… BANGKOK (AP) – Asian stock markets jumped Wednesday following a surge on Wall Street prompted by an unprecedented pledge from the U.S. Federal Reserve to keep interest rates super low for the next two years. Japan’s Nikkei 225 […]

Syrian regime remains defiant as noose tightens around Assad

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As the civilian death toll of the Syrian protests surpassed the 2,000 mark, the Obama administration finally decided to tell Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to step down according to unnamed U.S. officials, who indicated the U.S. planned on delivering its tough message this coming Thursday. [Click here to see the […]

Parliament to be recalled

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The number of police officers on the streets of London is to be almost trebled tonight to 16,000 to deal with the “sickening” scenes of violence of recent nights, David Cameron said today. Parliament will also be recalled for a day on Thursday to discuss the developments, the Prime Minister […]

Nothing ‘mindless’ about rioters

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Civil disturbances never have a single, simple meaning. When the Bastille was being stormed the thieves of Paris doubtless took advantage of the mayhem to rob houses and waylay unlucky revolutionaries. Sometimes the thieves were revolutionaries. Sometimes the revolutionaries were thieves. And it is reckless to start making confident claims […]