• Corsicans Are Using Bombs to Protect Their Island Paradise

    The island has changed hands a number of times over the centuries, being ruled by the Genoese, the French, the British, and by the Corsicans themselves. Now, the French are in charge, and there aren't many people who are particularly happy about that.

  • Libya Is Getting Better and Better for Teenage Arms Dealers

    Clashes have broken out in Libya between militias as they clamor for power. A metaphor for Libya's infatuation with violence can be found in the changing of the wares for sale on Tripoli's Al Rashid Street. Innocuous fireworks have been replaced by...

  • Sympathy for the Beijing Airport Bomber

    Years after Dongguan police beat Ji Zhongxing and left him paralyzed, he went to the Beijing Capital International Airport to hand out out leaflets regarding his grievances. When airport security officers approached him and asked him to stop, Ji held...

  • World Peace Update

    What with India and Pakistan risking a nuclear war by trading bullets all last week, it became obvious that the world would have no problem falling back into its comfort zone of terrorizing itself in the new year.