I’m an Islamabad girl, born and raised, and there isn’t a city in the world I would rather call home. If anything, the city can be too quaint for some; residents of Pakistan’s larger metropolises sometimes poke fun at Islamabad for being too quiet or too small. But you wouldn’t know any of that from the godforsaken hellscape depicted in the latest season of Showtime’s Emmy-winning drama Homeland.
The Showtime drama’s version of the Pakistani capital is so inaccurate that it would be laughable — if it weren’t so irresponsible
People have an intuitive — some would say God-given — drive for purpose. They want to be called to something big. Some of us are lucky enough to experience that, at work, at home, or elsewhere. For others, life fails to deliver on their big dreams. Most learn to accept it. But a terrible few are driven to extremism.
Too many angry young men are fleeing the steady comforts of the West for the violent jihad of the Mideast
There’s going to have to come a time where Israel feels threatened enough where it has no other choice but to defy international warnings — because this is life or death.
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