Posts tagged "crusade"

Afghanistan: A Hit Close to Home

A more personal note: My sister writes this morning to tell me that her friend, Glen Lapp, a resident of our home county, Lancaster, and an aid worker for the Mennonite Central Committee, was killed in the Taliban ambush in Afghanistan last week.  Glen had been in Afghanistan for nearly two years and was...

Erik Prince’s Crusade

Speaking of Blackwater, Jeremy Scahill, author of Blackwater: Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army and The Nation contributor, details a new tape of the usually private Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater and hefty contributor to Alliance Defense Fund and other religious right organizations. Some of the revelations to...