Monthly Archives: April 2009

Sultans of Swat—Muhammad’s Angels*…and More Timeless Wisdom from Lal and Burckhardt

“The future’s so bright we gotta wear shades”        (*all credit for image and blog title to Dr. Michael Schub) Pakistan’s much ballyhooed moderate Muslim President Zadari, as recently as December 8. 2008, in the wake of the … Continue reading

Jihad Piracy Redux—The Somali Pirates Ain’t Captain Hook

This Man is a Muslim Jihadist   Not like Him   Like Him     Three years ago I published a review essay on jihad piracy which focused on the then newly released, “Victory in Tripoli,”  a masterful analysis of the Barbary … Continue reading