Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


When We Rationalize Terrorism, Our Moral Compass Busts

Would someone who thinks that the U.S. is deserving of violence on its own soil think the same way if they lost a child in the Boston bombing? Would this misplaced empathy with the terrorists still work if one's own legs were blown off by shrapnel? When Peter Mansbridge asked Liberal leader Justin Trudeau what he would do, as prime minister, in the immediate aftermath of an attack like the one in Boston, Trudeau said that "we have to look at the root causes." But the root cause is only depravity. The line between seeking to understand this depravity, and seeking to justify it, is fine and must be tread upon with care.

The Boston Bombers Are Not the "Other"

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was an ordinary college kid, who looks rather like a young Justin Trudeau. No one predicted what he would do. Like aliens from outer space who blend in with humans until they are ready to take over the world, they walk among us. As so we ask for a foolproof test to detect them -- a way to know who will be radicalized, and why and by whom.

Massive Health Costs Of Boston Attack

As scores of people injured in the Boston Marathon bombing remain in hospital, efforts are underway to help them foot medical bills that will likely cost millions of dollars. The police said Friday n...

REPORT: Gunfire In Watertown

Update: The second suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured on Friday night. Read the story here. A dragnet seemingly lifted from the script of a Hollywood action movie had Americans on the edge of th...