Paul Bowles in the medina of Tangier, Morocco in An inveterate traveler, composer and writer, Paul Bowles was a truly remarkable figure whose life and work embodied and responded to major impulses of the twentieth century. His life would be of considerable interest even had he not produced numerous musical scores, four novels, more than sixty short stories, many travel pieces, an unrevealing autobiography and dozens of translations of stories by Moroccan storytellers.
A number of groups, owing allegiance to some political ideology or some particular religious beliefs, have chosen the path of violence and terror to achieve their objects.
These vested interests are rabid fundamentalists or fanatics having no sanctity for life. The know no principles or values. They believe in the power of the gun and want to achieve their objects overnight.
While some of these groups are fighting for control over some pieces of land, others are fighting for spreading their own ideology or religious philosophies. They choose to defy public opinion and refuse to see reason. They think that their own view point or stand is the only right view point or stand, and that they have a right to convert other people to their thinking by force.
For this avowed purpose they do not hesitate from committing the worst of crimes including murder of innocent citizens, looting or burning property, kidnapping people, hijacking planes and creating terror in one way or the other.
Some of the important terrorist organizations operating in different parts of the world have already been identified. The number of these organizations is so large that it is difficult to list them out. They have their own training systems where they catch hold of young boys and indoctrinate them in subtle ways through guile, treachery, temptations or money.
Some of the Madarsas being run by Muslim fundamentalists are allegedly involved in this type of activities.
It would on September 11, that the world woke up to the dangers of this terrible menace. They hijacked four US planes from some US civilian airports. While one of these planes hit against the US headquarters in Pentagon, another two planed brought down the towering World Trade Centre, killing at least innocent US citizens.
The fourth, luckily, missed the target. It was, the reports say, scheduled to hit the White House, the residence of the US president.
In a massive attack, the Talibans were defeated and destroyed and a new government came to control Afghanistan. Similarly America attacked Iraq as President Saddam himself appeared to be a big terror. Iraq was badly damaged. A group of terrorists trained in Pakistan attacked the Indian Parliament House on December 13, even when the Parliament was in session.
The Indian security personnel killed all the five attackers on the spot but the incident shook whole of the country and the world. The war against terrorists is continuing and the world community has decided to continue to fight till terrorism is fully wiped out from the face of this earth.The War on Terror’s background originated through conflicts between warring countries in the Middle East; U.S.
involvement started when a terrorist guided plane crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, in New York City. The second phase of the ‘War on Terror” took the USA and its allies to Iraq, where they had suspected the Saddam Hussein led government was creating weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and was cooperating with the Al Qaeda to launch attacks on USA and its allies.
On March 20 , the USA, UK and their allies launched an invasion of Iraq . Future Warfare: Rethinking the Principles of War - project by the Office of Force Transformation (OFT). Have the Principles of War changed? Some think it is an interesting question, and to that end we have put together a team to examine this subject.
A biographical essay on Paul Bowles' life as a composer, writer, translator and traveler by Allen Hibbard. Paul Bowles left the United States in and lived 52 years as an expatriate in Tangier, Morocco, where Paul Bowles wrote novels, short stories and travel articles, in addition to doing translations of Moroccan writers and storytellers.
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A sheriff in the Hudson River Valley near Albany, New York, about to go into the hills in the fall of to collect back rents from tenants on the enormous Rensselaer estate, was handed a letter.