Category Archives: Terrorism

The view from Tom’s porch

MERE POINT, Maine — Ahead of me, on this calm, peaceful morning in Maine, lies serenity, a view of my friend Tom’s cove, a string of islands stretching beyond the dock, beyond the lobster pots, above the glassy surface of … Continue reading

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What motivates men like Faisal Shahzad?

It is time to ask the question, “Why?” Why would Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year-old, graduate-school-educated American citizen, a husband and father from a “good family,” want to murder strangers in the middle of Manhattan?  Why was he willing to risk … Continue reading

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A thriller unfolds in the wake of explosive-laden NYC car

A smoking car in the heart of Times Square. A Vietnam-vet vendor who smelled gunpowder. A mystery man, caught on camera, stripping off his shirt on a nearby street. A few other tantalizing, but apparently false, leads. And then a … Continue reading

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