Erick Stakelbeck

CBN News Terrorism Analyst

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January 2008 Entries

Top Al-Qaeda Commander Killed

Another heavy hitter bites the dust. From CBN News:

posted @ Thursday, January 31, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Child Suicide Bombers in Iraq

This phenomenon is nothing new in Iraq, Afghanistan  or the Palestinian territories. But it needs to be highlighted because it shows just how depraved and evil the jihadists are. Then again, if you somehow didn't grasp that fact by now - and believe me, there are many who don't - then, sadly, this story probably won't have much of an effect on you either way:

posted @ Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Ahmadenijad Accepts Invite to Visit Iraq

Something tells me this kind of neighborly affection isn't what the Bush administration has in mind when they talk about a new, democratic Iraq. From Reuters:

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Obama Administration Continues Drone Strikes in Pakistan

No formal annoucement from the Obama team as of yet, but judging by the below report, U.S. Predator drone strikes against terrorists on Pakistani soil--which began under President Bush--will continue. From CBN News:

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Saudi Regime Slowly Entering 21st Century

These might be considered major strides--if it were 1908. As it stands, the long-suffering women of Saudi Arabia are probably just happy to gain any small victories they can get. First, from The Telegraph:

posted @ Monday, January 21, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

British Officials Say Terrorists Are Acting "Anti-Islamic"

I presume that these officials are well-versed in the Koran, the Hadith, the life of Mohammed and the history of Islam. If--as I suspect--they know little about Islam other than their own politically correct platitudes, they have no right to make such comments. In fact, they're wildly irresponsible.  Because in doing so, they mislead non-Muslims about the true nature and origins of the jihadist threat. From The Daily Mail:

posted @ Friday, January 18, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Bin Laden's Son Headed to Britain?

You just know the suicidally PC Brits are going to grant him the visa too. You just know it. From The Hindustan Times:

posted @ Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:00 AM | Feedback (0)