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Psychology Behind Suicide Bombers

SNBC's "Connected" program discussed the July 7 London attacks. One of the guests is Pierre Rehov, a French filmmaker who has filmed six documentaries on the intifada by going undercover in the Palestinian areas. Pierre's upcoming documentary film, "Suicide Killers," is based on interviews that he conducted with the families of suicide bombers and would-be bombers in an attempt to find out why they do commit themselves to such a grisly deed, knowing that others among them make jihad as a more traditional warrior. Pierre agreed to a request for a Q&A interview here about his work on the new...

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Islam Loves Death, But So Did Saint Paul

Well, Tancredo is finally legit with this one. As Robert Spencer put it. "The list just keeps growing. No word yet, however, on any demonstrations planned to wish "dath" on Osama bin Laden or any of the others who have, as we're endlessly told, "hijacked" Islam." And what about the recent words of Barack Obama who suggested that if he were president and he had "actionable" intelligence, he'd send US troops into Pakistan without Musharraf's permission to route out the terrorists? There there were some protests, but mostly from around this country. with Bush and the State Department jumping into...