"The common assumption is that women have different motivations than men for turning to terrorism; some popular theories include mental illness, coercion and a desire to escape their second-class status. But as Lindsay O'Rourke wrote in an Op-Ed in the New York Times after spending several years researching cases of female terrorists, "the main motives and circumstances that drive female suicide attackers are quite similar to those that drive men." Which is to say: Revenge for slain loved ones or as a protest against a foreign military occupation. "
Moscow subway explosions: a blip of terrorism or long-term economic drag? By Laurent Belsie
"The question for Russia is what Monday's bombings signal: a one-off event or the beginning of a long campaign."
These stories are particularly important because they are harbingers of what's to come. Just when you start to think your enemy is weak or stupid, think again. This is indeed more ripples of more waves in a big ocean. Can you count to 1.3 billion (the number of Muslim people in the world)? How many are needed to keep a campaign going? We are being so duped it's incredible. The warmongering bastard Neocon gang belongs on trial and in jail if found as guilty as the tons of evidence I've been seeing would dictate. Start with Bugliosi's campaign to put Bush on trail for murder and take it from there. This would be the appropriate, non-violet but effective way of dealing with this situation and American's plight with the blight of Neocon thinking. The "might makes right" mantra is entirely, diametrically wrong and is exactly the path we do not want to go any further down. Instead we must bring justice to the perpetrators of that invasion and make amends with the people in the Middle East. And we should not waste any more time, because time is working against us. 2 female bombers today ... _______________ tomorrow, and ___________ so on, and on, and on, and on - until we-the-people finally wake up and see the disaster that gang has wrought on our country, ourselves, our children and our future.