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Mogadishu Soccer Blues

A week ago, when Mexico and Iran were still playing the first half of their World Cup soccer match, gunmen allied with the Islamic courts burst into a tiny theater in the Hiliwaa neighborhood...

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Salut Catalunya!

So while we were in Barcelona I noticed lots of posters about a nationhood referendum for Catalunya. Apparently it passed, with Catalonia declaring itself a full nation and not just an “autonomous region” of...

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No one would have believed in the early years of the 21st century that this website was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own;...

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Holy War

In proportion to population, King Philips War was one of the deadliest wars in American history. More than half of all English settlements in New England were either destroyed or abandoned. Hundreds of colonists...

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Primero Siesta, Segundo Fiesta!

Me and Lisa are in Spain at the moment. Spending some time in Barcelona, then going south to see Seville, Granada, Cordoba, and all the mosques and other remnants of Europes Islamic Age. Inheriting...

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Gamed Greatly

In the last six weeks, a resurgent Taliban has surprised the Americans with the ferocity of its annual spring offensive and set some officials here to worrying that the United States might become tied...

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Divide and Conquer

Last week, the Hamas militia engaged in a prolonged clash in the crowded center of [Gaza] with police loyal to Abbas, killing one bystander and sending students, shoppers and office workers fleeing. A few...

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O’Reilly Pwn3z “Web 2.0”

O’Reilly Media, the open-source, creative commons darling company, has threatened to sue a small Irish company into smithereens for daring to use the words “Web 2.0” without permission. “CMP has a pending application for...

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Historical Revisionism

A military investigation into the deaths of two dozen Iraqis last November is expected to find that a small number of marines in western Iraq carried out extensive, unprovoked killings of civilians … Officials...