According to the following article in The Huffington Post, “experts who study homegrown terrorism said the case [in Upland, California] highlights the susceptibility of new converts to radicalization, particularly among the young.”
Read it here: California Terror Suspects: 2 of 4 Were New Islamic Converts
If you’re the parent of a young Muslim, is this something you worry about?
“Egypt’s judges have called for a nationwide strike in protest against a decree by President Mohamed Morsi granting himself extensive new powers.”
Read more on Al Jazeera here: “Egypt judges call for nationwide strike”
Although there are street protests, the business community also is objecting to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s decree that gave him virtually absolute power.
Here’s more: Egypt’s Stocks Tumble as Protests Over Morsi Decree Continue
‘”We are facing a historic moment in which we either complete our revolution or we abandon it to become prey for a group that has put its narrow party interests above the national interest,” the liberal Dustour Party said in a statement.’
Read more here.
What’s your take on the latest turmoil in Egypt?