My tympanic membrane is tired, and hardened from the continual onslaught of explosive news. Not only tired of the terrorism, I'm sickened by the endless rapes that women suffer mercilessly. Add to that the helplessness one feels, reading about the pointless deaths of hundreds, thousands - en masse! Now, worse, am defeated by the mindless … Continue reading Explosions at Bodh Gaya!
6.56 p.m. through 7.01 p.m. Indian Standard Time... 20 people dead, 113 injured... in terror attacks across Mumbai... in Opera House, Zaveri Bazaar, and Dadar! Protests against Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and anger towards Mumbai Police, who... are caught sleeping! Yet again... was the Intelligence in a slumber... while terrorists orchestrated these heinous attacks? Public … Continue reading Mumbai Police blasted… after three explosions in Mumbai!
A sick mind, a sickening situation, or is it the beginnings of a sick nation??? Way back in July 2009, I referred to Bryant Neal Vinas, an American rebel who trained with Al Qaeda; he had actively engaged in discussions to blow up the Long Island RailRoad in NY. Then, there's the case of Najibullah … Continue reading One more rebel… yet again, an American!
Billions of tax dollars are spent by US to wage a war against terrorist groups outside the nation. But then a young man from Long Island, New York, travels all the way to Afghanistan, receives training from Al Qaeda, then plots a terror attack over his home base, then goes on to confess... who and … Continue reading In the war against Al Qaeda, how will the US cope with rebellious local youth!
To read the article in The New York Times, please visit: Trouble in the Middle-East By ROBERT D. KAPLAN, Published: December 8, 2008, Washington
In the New York Times, Patrick French, opines thus...
This morning, over a week after the news of gunshots and terror struck Mumbai, I read a first hand account from a word doc that appeared in my mail box: Michael Pollack and Anjali's story of their nightmare at the Taj. But through it all, they express their gratitude towards members of the hotel staff … Continue reading Michael Pollack’s tale of terror, horror and hospitality at The Taj Mahal Hotel
Names of all the 9 terrorists have been revealed by Ajmal Amir Kasav, the terrorist in captivity. In the age-group 20-28, all 10 recruits received training at Lashkar camps, after their initial congregation in Karachi in September 2007. To incite the trainees and to provide 'motivation', their tutors - retired Pakistani Army officials - used … Continue reading Terrorists tutored and trained by retired Pak Army officials in coordination with ISI!
"Had NSG commando, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan not been slain and turned martyr, not even a dog would have visited Sandeep's family home!" Uttered in Malayali, to translate thus, this unfelicitous, tasteless remark was an insult over injury! Apparently, prior to his 'condolence' visit to the slain Indian commando's home, by way of security measures the … Continue reading Infamous Chief Minister of Kerala hurls insults on slain commando’s family!
Or have the events of the past three months numbed your gray cells? Or then again, surely 10 young men slinking on to Indian shores in the past week are not going to drive you away from those Western shores of Mumbai; nor displace you from India's Silicon Valley on the Deccan Plateau! Is it … Continue reading Corporate America… now will you be on Indian shores in droves?