As Sara noted below, allegations have begun to fly that the new president of Iran was one of the terrorists involved in the hostage crisis at the American embassy in Tehran in 1979. Former hostages insist that they recognize him, as does a BBC journalist who interviewed the hostage takers. Compare pictures yourself here, here, and here.
An English TV interviewer (not BBC) asked me last week if Americans were not getting angry about U.S. troops staying so long in Iraq. I noted that we still have troops in Bosnia, South Korea -- even Japan and Germany more than half a century after World War II.
He replied rather testily: "Yes, Mr. May, but in those places they are not being shot at!"
Is that any different from suggesting that while it’s nice for a community to have firemen, it would be grossly unfair to send them into burning buildings?
Is that not like saying that for the sake of safety we should keep the police out of high-crime areas?
The Coalition Against Terrorist Media (CATM) today praised Spanish-owned Hispasat and Spanish authorities for removing the terrorist group Hezbollah’s al-Manar television from broadcast to Latin America. Read the full press release.
New interviews and segments, not previously broadcast anywhere, are now available in the Danger Zone archive. Initial offerings include a two part interview with Druze leader Walid Jumblatt and a two part interview with General Michel Aoun, both recorded live in Lebanon.