"The road winds through the middle ages, the councils of Europe in the middle Ages----not unlike Congress this weekend debating whether to commit armed forces to a crusade. They did! Then came the counter Crusades---Suleiman the magnificent in the 16th century marching his armies to the gates of Vienna to defeat the infidel. Then came the counter offensive, Western imperialism in the Middle East---Then came oil, Arab nationalism, Islamic fundamentalism and terrorism."
THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE proudly announced the first FBI terror arrest of the Trump administration on Tuesday: an elaborate sting operation that snared a 25-year-old Missouri man who had no terrorism contacts besides the two undercover FBI agents who paid him to buy hardware supplies they said was for a bomb — and who at one point pulled a knife on him and threatened his family.