Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: Paris

A Post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”?

All of this is like manna from heaven for the Islamic State, the more “pitiless” the better. Their dream is to live in a black-and-white world of utter religious and political clarity (and calamity), while engaging in what American pundits like to term a “clash of civilizations.”

Horror in Paris: Attacks Kill More than 120 People

A series of horrific attacks by ISIS in Paris has left more than 120 dead and more than 180 people injured. French President Hollande has declared a state of emergency and closed all borders.

Paris: Beirut in the Heart of Europe?

Like in Beirut, Paris has experienced “a war without rules, a war of attrition, a war aimed at states in which stateless killers target civilians.” We need to stand with Paris during this crucial time and vanquish terrorism.

France’s 9-11 Moment and a World in Peril

The attack on Charlie Hebdo and France's new-found resolve to wage war on radical Islam puts Europe front and center in the war on terror. Potentially, is this Europe's 9-11?

A Message from the Dispossessed

The message we send to the unfortunate of the earth is stark and unequivocal: "We have everything and if you try to take anything away from us we will kill you." The message the dispossessed sent back was delivered in Paris.

What ‘Je Suis Charlie’ Should Mean to Us

Our continuing alliance requires us all to repeat "Je suis Charlie" in the aftermath of the atrocious terror attack on a Parisian satire magazine. It is important to look closely at what we are defending.

Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed in Attack on French Satirical Magazine...

Charlie Hebdo has repeatedly claimed it publishes the cartoons as a defender of free expression and against religious extremism. This was the worst of its kind in terms of attacks on journalists in Europe.

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