Short History of Jihad

Donald Sensing, who apparently came off his blogging hiatus during my reunion trip, has an essay condensing the history of jihad from Muhammad to Osama bin Laden into a few paragraphs.

Don’s son, Stephen, graduated from boot camp at Paris Island over the weekend and is officially a U.S. jarhead Marine. Ooh-Rah.

FILED UNDER: Middle East, Terrorism
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