CNN reported the shooter to be an “extremist”, carefully avoiding the term “terrorist” while other reports simply used the word “shooter” because, you know, white men full of racist, xenophobic rage can never be terrorists. They just have mental issues and should be empathized with. Etc etc.
Mohammed Afridi, spokesman for the Darra Adam Khel faction of the Pakistan Taliban told Reuters by telephone from an undisclosed location. Pakistan Taliban claim sectarian bombing that killed 12.
This has to stop.
Bridging the gap with a dream: A Jewish architect’s radical plan to link the West Bank and Gaza
French Jewish architect Marc Mimram has an idea that borders on the utopian: to build a huge, multistoried bridge stretching 37 kilometers in order to physically connect the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the two areas under Palestinian Authority rule.
The plan, made public for the first time in the pages of Haaretz, is for a bridge that would rise to a height of 20 meters above the ground, with steel or concrete columns at 250-meter intervals. Read more.