Category: Conflict and War

Compulsion And Virtue

 William  August 18, 2004  2 Comments on Compulsion And Virtue

What really makes the historic American dream and the nature of the country and society it has nurtured different from the goals of Islam and the nature of the countries and societies it has spawned? This is an important issue…

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The War On Terror: A Perspective From Faith

 William  August 10, 2004

If you are a Christian who believes in the Great Commission and takes your faith seriously, then you should be aware of the recent argument made by the author of Belmont Club, Matt Wretchard (he calls himself Wretchard The Cat),…

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Memories of Vietnam

 William  August 5, 2004  3 Comments on Memories of Vietnam

I served in the Air Force during the Vietnam conflict, spending a year at Utapao Air Force Base in Thailand. I was almost killed by communist infiltrators on the road from the base to the local town during my last…

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The Terror Web

 William  August 4, 2004

There is an article on terrorism in the New Yorker online that everyone needs to read. It is factual, direct, and extremely sobering. Hugh Hewitt has a discussion of the article.

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How Would You Like To Be?

 William  July 28, 2004  3 Comments on How Would You Like To Be?

How would you like to be an Iraqi watching the Democratic National Convention on your satelite feed and see everyone of significance saying the invasion of your country was a mistake and we shouldn’t have done it and we should…

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Have You Noticed?

 William  July 20, 2004

Just before removing an innocent head or displaying an innocent hostage scared out of their wits by imminent death these paragons of consistency begin by saying In the name of Allah, the most beneficent, the most merciful all the while…

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Michael Moore, Fantasy, and 9/11

 William  July 8, 2004  2 Comments on Michael Moore, Fantasy, and 9/11

Mark Stein, one of my favorite writers (he is linked on the left under Others), has written a take-down of Michael Moore and his Fahrenheit 9/11 mockumentary. Note: The Jerusalem Post link requires registration. Stein’s premise is that Moore’s premise…

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Survival’s Conundrum

 William  June 28, 2004

There is a growing debate going on about how to approach the apprehension and prosecution of terrorists and potential terrorists (here defined as those who have become part of a terrorist cell or commited themselves to terrorism but have not…

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