War & politics: Sept 11th, bin Laden, Middle East news, from my own perspective.
"...Oh my dear mother ...do not grieve for me, be happy ...I will marry  girls in heaven ...I ask you, once you've heard that I have fallen in the name of Allah, praise and thank Allah and distribute candy and drink to glorify my soul ...I ask you ...do not cry for me but utters sounds of joy as this is your son's wedding day [according to Islamic faith - anyone killed in Jihad is allowed entry into Heaven and is allowed to marry 72 virgins of Heaven]."
"American conservatives, many of whom are coming to a conclusion reached earlier this year by Norman Podhoretz in Commentary magazine. "Certainly not all Muslims are terrorists," he wrote. "But it would be dishonest to ignore the plain truth that Islam has become an especially fertile breeding-ground of terrorism in our time. This can only mean that there is something in the religion itself that legitimizes the likes of Osama bin Laden, and indeed there is: the obligation imposed by the Koran to wage holy war, or jihad, against the 'infidels.' " "