Ain't No Terrorist - Outlook India

The debate on terrorism is back in focus. Whether violence carried out by an individual, apparently unaffiliated to any militant organisation, on a large number of innocent people, constitutes an act of terror has been a contentious issue in recent months.

Was Vegas an FBI Sting Gone Bad? - Canada Free Press

Why is there no motive for the Vegas massacre? Why did Stephen Paddock have a secret life? It is terrible to contemplate, but the possibility that Stephen Paddock was an undercover federal operative or informant cannot be ruled out. He may have been ...

“How could this happen?” - Lawrentian

Anyone with access to the internet could open their phones or laptops Monday morning, open Facebook and see the headlines, all saying something along the lines of: “50 Dead, 200 Injured in Deadliest Shooting in Modern U.S. History.” Since initial ...

If Stephen Paddock were Sultan Mohammad! - Greater Kashmir

The first wish Muslims across the globe have, on hearing anything gruesome like this week's Las Vegas mass shooting, is that the attacker shouldn't have a Muslim name. The world media in general and Islamophobes in specific have built up so much ...

Terrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shooting - The Times of Israel

People carry a person at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after gunfire was heard on October 1, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images/AFP). AP — The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern US history, but is ...

Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Don't Call it Terrorism - The Indypendent

Outbreaks of mass violence must be understood as social problems in need of political solutions rather than criminal justice problems in need of more punishment. Alex Vitale Oct 6. More carnage at the hands of men with guns. Nevada, like much of the ...

Mass murder - gulfnews.com

Las Vegas lives on gambling. I bet you that if it wasn't for the addicts who believe that the next flip of a card, the next roll of a dice, or the next spin of a wheel would bring instant riches, there wouldn't be places like The Golden Nugget, The MGM ...

Lexicon: The Language of Terrorism Is Failing Us - The Ringer (blog)

When a word of phrase suddenly and (sometimes) unexpectedly hits our collective consciousness, you cannot stop hearing or reading it. Lexicon is The Ringer's running guide to collecting and defining these terms, and sometimes tracing their origins.

JESSICA LAWS: Terrorist title applies - Belleville Intelligencer

BELLEVILLE - We are living in the wake of the worst mass shooting in America that left 59 concert-goers dead and more than 500 injured. What was supposed to be a memorable night of country music at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas turned into ...

How the Las Vegas shooter foiled a well-drilled counter-terrorism plan - Deccan Chronicle

Stephen Paddock's attack was only the second major mass shooting in modern US history where the gunman fired from an elevated position. Police blew open Stephen Paddock's hotel room door 75 minutes after the shooting started, finding he had killed ...

The Benefit of the Doubt: White Supremacy and the Las Vegas Shooting - The Student Life

I cannot think of many things more terrifying than someone indiscriminately spraying a crowd with bullets from a 32nd floor hotel room, killing at least 58 and injuring over 500. I cannot begin to fathom the fear and confusion of those that survived ...

More than 50 Dead, 400 Injured in Las Vegas Mass Shooting - The San Bernardino American News

Was this an act of terrorism, what do you think? Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/sbamerican. Print · Email. Rate this item. 1; 2; 3; 4; 5. (0 votes). Tagged under. NNPA, Dr Benjamin F Chavis, Jr, Trey Songz, Las Vegas, Stephen Paddock,. Was ...

Skin color should not determine a terrorist - The Daily Cardinal

What was supposed to be a fun and joyous time for everyone that was attending the Route 91 music festival quickly turned into a war zone in Las Vegas. Last night while I was watching the horrific scenes unfold, I noticed that everyone in the news media ...

Calling the Las Vegas shooting 'terrorism' does nobody any favours - The Sydney Morning Herald

Alas, there's no gentle way into this discussion: a mass murderer with an enhanced semi-automatic weapon does not automatically equal a "terrorist". No matter how much partisan warriors and even governments try to squeeze the Las Vegas tragedy into the ...

Las Vegas shooter spent decades acquiring weapons, lived secret life: police - Reuters

Stephen Paddock, 64, the gunman who attacked the Route 91 Harvest music festival in a mass shooting in Las Vegas, is seen in an undated social media photo obtained by Reuters on October 3, 2017. Social media/Handout via REUTERS. LAS VEGAS ...

The Las Vegas massacre is blurring the line between terrorism and terrifying - Washington Examiner

Monday's massacre in Las Vegas marked the deadliest shooting in modern American history. Stephen Paddock, 64, unleashed a deluge of gunfire on the packed streets of Las Vegas from the 32nd floor of his hotel. Paddock left 59 dead, and caused ...

Marni Soupcoff: Las Vegas, Edmonton reveal futility of obsessing about what constitutes 'terrorism' - National Post

The purposeful taking of life is murder. That doesn't change based on a murderer's agenda. Neither should the punishment nor powers granted to prevent such tragedies. Las Vegas Metro Police and medical workers block off an intersection after a mass ...

The Term 'Terrorism' Is a State Weapon - The Nation.

We don't fight racist double standards by labeling the Las Vegas attacker a terrorist. By Natasha LennardTwitter. October 4, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. white-supremacy-terrorism-img. A protester holds a sign reading "White supremacy is ...