We lost one of our own yesterday. Dr. Hisham al-Hashemi was shot to death outside his house, gunned down by assassins who fled on motorcycles.
You won’t see his face on CNN, or any major outlet in America. It took some serious digging to find the wire service reports, which were thoroughly buried. Nobody on this side of the world seems to care.
There are a few of us, people who followed him, who watched for him to make sense of the apparently incomprehensible. For that was his gift: (more…)