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Pentagon: Airstrike Kills Terror Leader in Somalia
Originally Posted: 09/08/2014 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

The Pentagon on Sept. 5 confirmed that the leader of al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked organization in Africa, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia this week. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was targeted Sept. 1 in an airstrike that hit a vehicle and ...

Would It Be Okay If You Hugged Me? What a Tearful Teenage Boy Taught Me About Advent
Originally Posted: 12/10/2013 - 10:33am | Type: Blog

God had seemed absent, hiding in the shadows of painful circumstances. But it turns out he was with me all the time, and was taking each horrible, painful detail and working it for good. ...

Hellfire from Above
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Holt More than 1,000 civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes. Obama, technology, and the myth of redemptive violence. ...

The Man in Row 26
Originally Posted: 05/24/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Lynne Hybels How small my world gets when I'm not paying attention. OUR PLANE SITS at the gate in Brusse ...

DRONE WATCH: Drone Summary for June
Originally Posted: 07/03/2012 - 9:51am | Type: Blog

A summary of U.S. drone strikes in June from The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. One of the most respected sources of investigative reporting on drones is The Bureau of Invest ...

DRONE WATCH: U.S. Declassifies Counter-terror Military Campaigns
Originally Posted: 07/02/2012 - 12:56pm | Type: Blog

U.S. formally acknowledges "direct action," i.e. drones, being used in Yemen and Somalia. The Associated Press reports:  "The White House’s semiannual re ...

'Ǎhk-Toong Bāy-Bi Covered': New U2 Album Aids Victims of East Africa Famine
Originally Posted: 11/17/2011 - 4:28pm | Type: Blog

All of the proceeds from the album, 'Ǎhk-Toong Bāy-Bi Covered,' featuring Patti Smith, Snow Patrol, Depeche Mode, Jack White, The Fray and others covering U2's famous 1991 album 'Achtung Ba ...

Lord, Have Mercy: Suicide Bomber Kills 75 in Somalia
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 7:02am | Type: Blog

A truck bomb has killed at least 70 people in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, including a crowd of young students applying for scholarships to study abroad. This just in from A ...

The F Word
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Blog

What's more obscene? Thirty-thousand children dead in Somalia in three months? Or the world standing by and letting it happen? What's more obscene? Thirty-thousa ...