2004 October

Islam at crossroads in Yemen

2012-10-23T01:39:49-04:00October 16th, 2004|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Yemen is the cradle of Islam. But it’s not Iraq. Bullets aren’t falling like rain. Nobody is getting beheaded. It’s no Disneyland, but, besides the white-knuckle driving, most days pass without terror.

2003 May

No wonder they claw their way out of jail

2012-12-14T08:57:15-05:00May 23rd, 2003|Categories: Christian Week, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

SANA'A, YEMEN ✦ Dohhh! Just when the Yankee cat turns its back to focus on Iraq, the Yemeni mice go out to play. A gang of al-Qaeda-type jailbirds, including two held as key suspects in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, have apparently vanished from a jail in Aden for good. Six weeks ago, they escaped in a style that outdid even the Great Escape from Alcatraz.

2003 May

No wonder they claw their way out of jail

2018-11-28T18:54:19-05:00May 23rd, 2003|Categories: London Free Press, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Just when the Yankee cat turns its back to focus on Iraq, the Yemeni mice go out to play. A gang of al-Qaeda-type jailbirds, including two held as key suspects in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, have apparently vanished from a jail in Aden for good.