The Scope of Things to Come
This depressing but must-read article, written by an expatriate Kenyan Muslim, from Mombasa, relates how a peaceful place of religious coexistence has become a festering boil of radicalized Islamic hatred. Most interesting to me was his mention of the role played by the al-Jazeera television network in inflaming local opinion against the West over the Palestinian issue. President Bush told us this anti-terror war was going to last a very long time. This story gives you a glimpse of why.