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Our Nation's Religious Quandary

(8) Comments | Posted February 23, 2012 | 2:00 PM

In a special counter-terrorism training seminar in 2010, FBI agents were shown a chart that measures the three Abrahamic faiths and their propensity for violence. Illustrated shooting crescents and stars indicated that Muslims were on the most dangerous upward trajectory. When the training materials were leaked by whistle-blowers...

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The Global Village of Terrorism

(2) Comments | Posted May 6, 2010 | 2:54 PM

As facts unfold in the Times Square incident, we quickly learn that terrorism training and execution has no geographical boundaries. Terror suspect Faisal Shahzad oscillated back and forth between the US and his native Pakistan for educational advancement, marital bonds, and bomb making skills, until he finally used his training...

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Picking and Choosing Enemies in Afghanistan

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2009 | 5:19 PM

It has been rumored that Richard Holbrooke, U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has reached out to Gulbuddin Hekmatyar - leader of the Hizb-e-Islami Party in Afghanistan and a declared terrorist. Hearing such news, it is right to question just how far the U.S. will go in its attempts...

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How Obama Can Split the Taliban

(3) Comments | Posted March 26, 2009 | 3:08 PM

Ideology Matters in Building a Sustainable Afghanistan


As the Obama Administration finalizes its 60-day review of the U.S. Afghanistan-Pakistan policy, President Obama announced recently that he was open to reaching out and reconciling with moderate elements of the Taliban.

It's a controversial issue. Pakistan was...

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