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Editorial: Not In Our Name

Editorial: Not In Our Name

The heinous crime that took place in the London suburb of Woolwich in broad daylight last week cannot be justified or excused, and most certainly Islam and Muslims should not be held responsible for it. The ugly sight of a young British soldier’s body on the side of a...
Kenya: UK soldier killing suspect arrested in 2010

Kenya: UK soldier killing suspect arrested in 2010

Nairobi, AP—A suspect in the savage killing of a British soldier on a London street was arrested in Kenya in 2010 near the East African country’s border with Somalia, an anti-terrorism police official said Sunday. Michael Adebolajo was believed to have been...
French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris

French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris

Paris, AP—A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and the government said it was trying to determine if there were any links to the brutal killing of a British soldier by suspected Islamic extremists. French...
Opinion: A betrayal of Islam

Opinion: A betrayal of Islam

British Prime Minister David Cameron was right to describe the brutal murder of a British soldier committed by a radical Muslim of African descent as a “betrayal of Islam.” One of the perpetrators of London’s so-called “machete attack” appeared in a video...