Articles tagged with: terror

The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Friday, 30 Sep, 2011

A War of Language

Shocked and Awed: How the War on Terror and Jihad have Changed the English Language Fred Halliday IB Tauris  2010 On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers, members of a fringe militant Islamist group, Al-Qaeda, launched the most significant attack on the United States since the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 6, 1941.The eminent scholar of international relations and the Middle East, Fred Halliday, writing shortly after the attacks described this experience as “two...

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Political Editor: The Majalla
on : Wednesday, 27 Jul, 2011

Finger Pointing

In the aftermath of the bombing outside the offices of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and several other government buildings on Friday, followed by the methodical shooting of dozens more on the Norwegian island of Utoya, victims and observers remain stunned by the scale of the attack. In the immediate aftermath, while Oslo operated in a “state of chaos” according to CNN International, accusations flew, suspicions, suspects and theories piled up. The Wall Street Journal quic...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Thursday, 31 Mar, 2011

A Dishonest Posture

Speaking to CNN's State of the Union in February of last year, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that while “a nuclear-armed country obviously poses a potent...

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