What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
In most mass shootings, politicians shrug that "stuff happens"—unless the shooters are Muslims.
What if the U.S. had not invaded Iraq in 2003? How would things be different in the Middle East today? Let's take a big-picture tour of the Middle East and try to answer those questions.
The bombs that ended the Boston Marathon in April were planted by young Muslims who had come to the United States as immigrants, rejected America as a civilization, and then attacked it, leaving behind a message of religious war.