I am reading The Seige of Mecca by Yaroslav Trofimov. The book is an account of the events of the armed revolution in Mecca in 1979. My memory seems to recall the revolutionary vermi in Iran were blamed for this. The author claims this incedent and the inept Carter resposes led to the birth of Al Queda, thak you Jimmy Peanut.
I am oddly perplexed by an amazing display of stupidity on the blog of Beatroot. Beatroot is not a hack like Ren but suffers from a skewed verion of moral relativism/cynicism. One of his rabid Euroweenie anti american clowns implied I am a anti-semite because I want to denaturalize and deport George Soros. Obviously, this is another case of a lefty who has a rather low IQ and does not read this blog. More amazingly an apologist for Castro whose sole contact with Cubans is probably confined to sex tourism accused me of seeing Cubans as less than human. Perhaps this dolt has me confused with the Argentine imbecile and coward who shot unarmed and starving people. Obviously, this person knows zero about conditions in Cuba.