It’s been more than eight years since 9/11, but the fallout continues to reverberate throughout today’s New York. The Obama administration’s waffling over how to try Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the attack’s mastermind, and the continuous, embarrassing delay in rebuilding the towers downtown have kept 9/11 more in the headlines than usual.
Now, as those political Read More
During the (thrilling) Tunisia-Saudi Arabia match, the cameramen picked out some (hot) uncovered chicks in the stands pulling for the team from the country that gave us (let us not forget) Mohammed Atta. Read More
Can we say goodbye now to terror porn? I think that the recent Showtime series Sleeper Cell demonstrates it’s come at last to a dead end.
“Terror porn”: It’s a term that surfaced not long after 9/11 to characterize a newly emerging genre embracing both fiction—24’s purportedly anti-terror melodrama—and nonfiction (the Daniel Pearl snuff film, Read More
“The tyrants’ [ sic ] hour has finally came.” So an Iraqi blogger, Omar, hailed the capture of Saddam Hussein, fished like Gollum out of his spider-infested hole. At such a moment, we too might forget our grammar, even though English is our first language. Let it stand, errors and all, as the expression of Read More
Since last fall, when Czech officials first told reporters-and, according to published reports, members of the Bush administration-about a meeting between Sept. 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta and an Iraqi agent in the Czech Republic, New York Times Op-Ed columnist William Safire has been on a one-man mission to link the hand of Saddam Hussein to Read More