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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Whose side is the NRA on?

    Whose side is the NRA on?
    Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...
  • After Boston bombing, Muslims no longer 'the usual suspects'

    After Boston bombing, Muslims no longer 'the usual suspects'
    Within an hour of the bomb explosions in Boston I noticed that the word "Muslims" was trending on Twitter ("'Horrific,'" April 16). As an American Muslim who has experienced bigotry first-hand, I was a bit apprehensive as I clicked to view the tweets....
  • We must stand up to terrorism

    We must stand up to terrorism
    Regardless of whether a man or woman joins an international organization like al-Qaida or simply acts alone, terrorism has wended its hellish way into the very fiber of our society ("At least 3 dead, scores injured in Boston blasts," April 16). So this...
  • Aberdeen to build 9/11 memorial in park

    The terror attacks on New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon could soon be memorialized at Aberdeen's Festival Park. City officials are hoping to build a memorial to the Sept. 11 centered around a piece of the destroyed World Trade Center that...
  • Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think

    Despite the Boston bombings, we're safer than we think
    After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: "This changes everything." Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security state that...
  • The message is clear, don't live in fear [Commentary]

    When I sit down to try to write about tragedies, my mind usually goes to the first chapter of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," in which the author, unnecessarily excusing himself for not having anything erudite to say about the horrors of World...
  • America's just not that into Obama

    America's just not that into Obama
    "You know, I actually believe my own bull----." That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it. Whether it stems from a grandiose...
  • The truth about torture

    The truth about torture
    If there were any remaining doubts that what the CIA did to captured terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks was torture, a report last week by an independent investigative panel should put them to rest. According to the report by the...
  • After the Boston bombings, returning to our post-9/11 rituals

    After the Boston bombings, returning to our post-9/11 rituals
    In the two months after 9/11, I called Baltimore County police to check out a black-and-tan backpack left by an office door in Towson, reported an abandoned carry-on bag at BWI to Maryland State Police and refused to watch a bulky valise for a stranger...
  • Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court

    Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court
    A 19-year-old naturalized American citizen is accused of committing a crime of violence in the United States, and a gaggle of elected officials are urging for him to be treated as an enemy combatant and placed in the hands of the military. Not just the...
  • Islam isn't to blame for Boston bombing

    Islam isn't to blame for Boston bombing
    The U.S. public and the government have shown great tolerance toward Muslims after the 9/11 attacks perpetrated by Islamic extremists. However, the other side of the coin is the necessity after a terrorist attack to identify the culprits, determine...
  • Misoverestimating George W. Bush

    Misoverestimating George W. Bush
    It will be many years yet before historians can make their full assessment of the presidency of George W. Bush, but we have a sneaking suspicion their conclusions will not be nearly as generous as the puffery that has accompanied the opening of his...