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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

 

The Bloodlust of Radical Islamists

They Go on Killing * And the Plagiarist faces fallout from "Opal Mehta ....."

There seems to be no end to the daily slaughter. Shias killing Sunnis, Sunnis killing Shias and, it seems at times that radical Muslims are killing just for pleasure; they don't care who they kill.

In the past, Islamic nations have failed to raise their voices to condemn such acts of violence. Perhaps, at long last, there is an awakening. What happened last week at Dahab,Egypt, caused Arabs to question such wanton killings. No sign that the lunatics who carry out such atrocities are paying any attention. Further bombings took place in the days following the April 24th attack on a tourist resort in Dahab. From Washington Post: CAIRO, Egypt -- The Arab world reacted in horror and outrage Tuesday at the bombings of an Egyptian resort _ and a rift opened between hardline al-Qaida sympathizers and other radical Muslim groups who say the latest attacks have gone too far.
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Kaavya Viswanathan, the Harvard student who unconsciously "internalized" 40 passages written by another author, continues to go through contortions. Her explanation after she was caught does not wash. Comments in The Onion about Kaavya Viswanathan. The Post: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25 -- Apology not accepted.

That was the response Tuesday from author Megan McCafferty and her publishers to a Harvard student-turned-novelist who said she was sorry for her "unconscious" copying of passages from two of McCafferty's books.

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