During the attack itself, Adly says that mosques used their microphones to entreat people to “undertake jihad” and “defend Islam.”
50,000 Islamists marched through the provincial capital, Assiut, chanting that Egypt will be “Islamic, Islamic, despite the Christians.” At their head rode several bearded men on horseback with swords in scabbards on their hips, evoking images of early Muslims conquering Christian Egypt in the 7th Century.
When Charles “Chuck” Wendell Colson was serving as Special Counsel to President Nixon during the Watergate years, he will tell you that he was invaluable precisely
“…because I was willing…to be ruthless in getting things done.”
Colson serves a new master these days, and has since his conversion to Christianity in 1974. Although his much ballyhooed [...]