Ain't No Terrorist - Outlook India

Outlook IndiaAin't No TerroristOutlook IndiaThe 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.and more »

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

Canada Free PressWas Vegas an FBI Sting Gone Bad?Canada Free PressWhy 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 ...and more »

“How could this happen?” - Lawrentian

“How could this happen?”LawrentianAnyone 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 ...and more »

If Stephen Paddock were Sultan Mohammad! - Greater Kashmir

Greater KashmirIf Stephen Paddock were Sultan Mohammad!Greater KashmirThe 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 ...and more »

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

The Times of IsraelTerrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shootingThe Times of IsraelPeople 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 ...and more »

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

The IndypendentLas Vegas Mass Shooting: Don't Call it TerrorismThe IndypendentOutbreaks 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 ...and more »

Mass murder - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comMass murdergulfnews.comLas 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 ...and more »

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

The Ringer (blog)Lexicon: The Language of Terrorism Is Failing UsThe 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.and more »

JESSICA LAWS: Terrorist title applies - Belleville Intelligencer

Belleville IntelligencerJESSICA LAWS: Terrorist title appliesBelleville IntelligencerBELLEVILLE - 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 ...and more »

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

Deccan ChronicleHow the Las Vegas shooter foiled a well-drilled counter-terrorism planDeccan ChronicleStephen 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 ...and more »

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

The Student LifeThe Benefit of the Doubt: White Supremacy and the Las Vegas ShootingThe Student LifeI 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 ...and more »

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

More than 50 Dead, 400 Injured in Las Vegas Mass ShootingThe San Bernardino American NewsWas 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 ...and more »

Skin color should not determine a terrorist - The Daily Cardinal

The Daily CardinalSkin color should not determine a terroristThe Daily CardinalWhat 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 ...and more »

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

The Sydney Morning HeraldCalling the Las Vegas shooting 'terrorism' does nobody any favoursThe Sydney Morning HeraldAlas, 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 ...and more »

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

ReutersLas Vegas shooter spent decades acquiring weapons, lived secret life: policeReutersStephen 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 ...and more »

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

Washington ExaminerThe Las Vegas massacre is blurring the line between terrorism and terrifyingWashington ExaminerMonday'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 ...and more »

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

National PostMarni Soupcoff: Las Vegas, Edmonton reveal futility of obsessing about what constitutes 'terrorism'National PostThe 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 ...and more »

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

The Nation.The Term 'Terrorism' Is a State WeaponThe 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 ...and more »