War and Conflict

  • Film

    October 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Innocence of Muslims Suffers a Legal Blow But Not For Former OC Conman (This Time)

    At least the latest legal setback for the inflammatory film Innocence of Muslims won't land the former Orange County resident who made it behind bars (this time). In a 2-1 decision Wednesday, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered Google to remove from the Interne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2013

    Mark Basseley Nakoula, Anti-Muslim Movie Maker and Fraudster, Cast as Political Prisoner

    Obviously desperate to maintain the flames surrounding last year's terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Laguna Hills-based is propping up a convicted fraudster imprisoned for violating his parole as a recent political prisoner. He is Mark Basseley Nakoula, the for ... More >>

  • Film

    June 20, 2013

    The Attack: Whydidit

    After a bombing, a masterful thriller

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Groups Sign a Letter Urging UCI Cut Ties with Syria's Honorary Consul General

    ​Several organizations have signed an open letter addressed to the UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake demanding the immediate removal of a Syrian diplomat from the UCI Foundation's board of trustees. The letter was sent two weeks after the student government voted in favor of legislation calling f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Supporters of Ergun Kirlikovali, Idiot Armenian Genocide-Denier, Threaten to Protest Outside Weekly Offices!

    ​You can write all sorts of damning things against individuals, yet it's the most innocuous words that hurt. I'll never forget last year, when I got a call from none other than Mark Weber, the head of the Holocaust-denying Institute for Historical Review, all upset that I called him a "cockroach" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Dana Rohrabacher Lies Again About Aiding Osama Bin Laden's Taliban Pals

    Rohrabacher "forgets" he lobbied for Taliban while it protected Osama bin Laden​For Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the week proved to be yet another political mess.First, the Weekly exposed that Orange County's senior career politician paid his wife 50 percent of the federal campaign contributions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    [UPDATED: Will Goat Boy Replace Bin Laden As Top Fugitive?] Adam Gadahn, OC's Terrorist Goat Boy, Silent on Bin Laden

    ​[UPDATED: MAY 3, 12:21 PM] The Orange County Register is speculating that Adam "Goat Boy" Gadahn may replace Osama bin Laden as America's top fugitive, noting that the FBI has marked former most wanted man bin Laden as "deceased," and that Gadahn is currently ranked as Number 2 on that list. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) in Anaheim Welcomes "Elimination" of Bin Laden

    Hussam Ayloush, CAIR-LA executive director​The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Greater Los Angeles area office in Anaheim issued a statement today welcoming the news that Osama bin Laden, "a threat to America and the world," has been "eliminated." The statement came on the heels of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Oops: Feds Drop Charges Against Supposed OC Terrorist

    ​Remember Craig Monteilh? The convicted con artist and OC Weekly cover story subject who claims he helped the FBI foil an OC terrorist cell operating inside local mosques only to be abandoned by the agency after they stopped believing his stories? The guy who claimed he was a hero for helping the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Hashing Out U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

    Check out this amusing footage of Afghan soldiers--who appear to be fighting alongside British advisors--smoking the Buddha during their lunchtime break. After hearing about the latest idea from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban), you might think he was next in the hookah line.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Anti-Warriors Respectfully Wait to Crap On Obama's Afghan Surge

    ​Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) was criticized in some quarters today for crapping on President Barack Obama's Afghanistan surge announcement before the speech was even delivered tonight.So credit the anti-war movement for at least waiting until Obama was waving goodbye from the West Point podium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    Local Armenian Genocide Denier Issues Lamest Legal Threat Ever!

    We hadn't heard anything particularly wacky from Orange County's own obsessive Ottoman, the racist Ergun Kirlikovali of Coto de Caza, for quite some time--that is, anything other than the same tired slanders he spews of Armenians as treasonous ingrates and those who know the Ottoman Empire genocided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    How Do You Stop Terrorists? Ask A Con-Artist!

    Craig Monteilh, everybody's favorite convicted con artist and FBI mole, hit the airwaves last night in an in-depth interview with KFI AM 640 talk show host Bryan Suits. The topic of the conversation: an FBI sting operation that led to the arrest of four Muslim converts in upstate New York on Wednesd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Turkey People the New Holocausted Jews?*

    What is it about Orange County that creates fools who make ridiculous comparisons of their causes to the suffering Jews experienced during the Holocaust? A couple of years ago, it was the Minuteman mexicana, Lupe Moreno, rambling about how Mexican immigrants were the new Nazis, while American whites ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Dead Again!

    For the second time in a year, a terrified American public has received the reassuring news that Adam Gadahn, a.k.a. "Goat Boy," is dead. Probably. As far as we know. Seeing as how we haven't heard much from him lately and he likes to harangue his former countrymen with annoying lectures about U.S. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    The Continuing Story of Goat Boy, the Pesky Terrorist

    If there's anything funny about the U.S. War on Terror and its hunt for al-Qaeda, it's the fact that nearly six years after 9/11, we still haven't been able to capture or kill Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a.k.a. Azzam the American, a.k.a. Goat Boy. At least that's what we've come to call Gadahn around the ne ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 17, 2007

    That Other Quagmire

    Sonali Kolhatkar remembers Afghanistan, even if the rest of us dont

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    So I Married a Terrorist . . .

    Saraah Olsons strange trip through the U.S. war on terror

  • Film

    January 18, 2007

    Just Another Bloody Sequel

    Filmmakers of Vietnam-era DISSENT documentaries see parallels to Iraq War

  • Film

    December 7, 2006

    Something to Scream About

    Screamers director and System of a Down join forces to decry Armenian genocide

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2006

    Numbers (Five Years Later)

    From a list compiled by the UK newspaper, The Independent: 2,973 Total number of people killed (excluding the 19 hijackers) in the September 11, 2001 attacks 72,000 Estimated number of civilians killed worldwide since September 11, 2001 as a result of the war on terror 2 Number of years since US ... More >>

  • News

    September 7, 2006

    Ending War 101

    UCI profs book could be the real roadmap to peace

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2006

    Wanted (sort of)

    Remember President Bush's steely determination to get Osama bin Laden Dead or Alive? Turns out he meant we'll get him, if we happen to bump into him. The New York Times reports this morning that "The Central Intelligence Agency has closed a unit that for a decade had the mission of hunting Osama b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    War Games

    Meant to blog this yesterday, based on something we saw on ABC's Nightline, but it's also reported on by InfoWorld. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on May 4. Among the speakers was a specialist whose company we taxpayers are paying more than $7 million a year. The ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 16, 2006

    For What, George?

    Among the more than 2,300 Americans killed in Iraq, we want to recall our friends and neighbors. We honor their memory best by doing what we can to bring U.S. troops home.

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Mind Your Own Fatwas!

    Some guy charges Garden Grove imam with terrorist love

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Memorial Day 2005

    We remember everything

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    F. Yoo!

    UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author

  • Culture

    October 7, 2004

    Homage to Babylonia

    Fall of Baghdad offers Orwellian view of Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • Features

    October 7, 2004

    59 Reasons Why Bush Sucks

    Why youd have to be a freaking idiot to vote for this guy

  • Features

    July 8, 2004


    The War on Terror begins at home. My home.

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    Hide & Go Deek

    Why does the U.S. keep blowing chances to question a top deputy of al-Qaeda?

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Who's Your Daddy

    Hey, since your countrys ruling over mine, can I rule over yours?

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • News

    December 25, 2003

    Mr. Taliban

    Dornan says Rohrabachers got a weakness for terror suspects

  • Features

    November 20, 2003

    Where Have All the Blowhards Gone?

    An Iraq invasion retrospective!

  • Columns

    November 20, 2003

    Good News!

    Jim Washburn helps the president share the joy in Iraq

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Peace in Iraq

    Death in the military

  • News

    June 5, 2003
  • Columns

    March 13, 2003
  • News

    July 4, 2002
  • Features

    June 27, 2002

    Khmer Rap

    Long Beachs Prach Ly drops rhymes about the Killing Fields

  • Columns

    April 25, 2002

    Couched in Ignorance

    Your TV and the Middle East

  • Food

    March 14, 2002

    Political Soup

    He hates Commies, loves Double-Doubles

  • Columns

    October 18, 2001

    Winged Monkeys!

    Our smoky links to unsavory characters

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    One Degree of Separation

    Whether he knew it or not, Khalil Deek had close ties to bin Laden

  • Features

    October 4, 2001

    Dr. Frankenbacher

    Huntington Beach Congressman Dana Rohrabacher helped arm the terrorists accused of attacking New York and Washington, D.C. Now hes got a new plan to save the world

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Under Suspicion

    For Tawfiq Deek, it runs in the family

  • Features

    May 10, 2001


    Smiles and skulls

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