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Anti-Isis "Grand Alliance" Derails in Wake of Russian Jet Downing and Quick Revival of Business-As-Usual

William Bradley | Posted 11.27.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

In the wake of the shocking terrorist attacks on Paris, French President Francois Hollande embarked on a round of high-level summitry at the start of ...

CIA in the Crosshairs

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 11.27.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Peyronnin

"The world is on the edge of eruption," former CIA Director George Tenet recalls as he arranged for an emergency meeting at the White House with Natio...

Trump's 9/11 Lies Will Bring Him Down

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

To be sure, there are lots of reasons to utterly despise Trump. The litany of unconscionable racist, sexist, homophobic and xenophobic comments, as well as his buffoonish behavior, is more than enough. But now he's trampled on sacred ground.

Never Forget and Never Again

Lillie Leonardi | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Lillie Leonardi

If we are to cease the threat that perpetrates our world, we must devise a strategy that permits the salvation of the innocent while eliminating those who threaten our very way of life. We must move forward in unity, with one clear message: "Never forget and never again."

Chris Christie Doesn't Recall Muslims In New Jersey Celebrating 9/11

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday denied businessman Donald Trump's recent claim that "thousands and thousands" of Muslims in his state ce...

Muslims Weren't Cheering On 9/11, Mr. Trump. They Were Grieving For Their Loved Ones.

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Early in the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Mehr Tariq asked her husband, Tariq Amanullah, not to go to work. She was worried about him. ...

Ben Carson Walks Back Comments About Seeing Muslims Cheering On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson joined GOP rival Donald Trump in claiming that he, too, saw news footage of Muslim-Americans cheering as t...

Mother Of Muslim 9/11 First Responder Says Republicans Are Insulting Son’s Memory

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The mother of an American Muslim first responder who died on 9/11 is calling out Republican presidential candidates for drumming up hat...

A Novel With No Easy Answers Probes Complex, Emotional Questions

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

Ahmed and the misguided uproar over his clock immediately reminded me of a novel that I love, Amy Waldman's The Submission. Typically, I turn to fiction to escape my day-to-day life, but sometimes we need to read stories that force us to reflect on and question the strangeness that is our reality, and this emotionally gripping and thought-provoking novel has stayed with me for that very reason.

The Clash of Cultures

Christos Terzides | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Christos Terzides

Paris struck home and given human nature, it's hard not to take sides--even unconsciously.

American Who Escaped Paris Terror Attacks Also Survived 9/11

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.23.2015 | World

An American man who narrowly escaped being killed by terrorists in the Paris attacks also cheated death on 9/11 in New York. The 36-year-old, named o...

Post-Paris Politics: Countering and (Maybe) Defeating ISIS

William Bradley | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

More than a week of cacophonous media and political gabble after the shocking Isis attacks on Paris make it clear that US presidential campaigns are no place to look for answers on this shocking and complex episode of new world chaos.

We Have Gone Temporarily Mad, Again

James Zogby | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics
James Zogby

There have always been two voices competing for the soul of America: one has been welcoming and respectful of diversity, while the other has been intolerant and fearful of those who were different. The tension between them has defined our nation's history from its beginning.

Processing Paris

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Shannon Cutts

In the wake of the shock of Paris, I had allowed myself to adopt and believe what I now realize is a lie I've been telling myself - that this is the best we, the world, which includes me personally, can do, and there is no way it can or will ever get better.

Congress Might Actually Pass A Permanent 9/11 Bill

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

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Sick Overreactions to Islamic Terrorism

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

Hours after the Paris attack, the fiery rhetoric emitted in France was reckless. President Francoise Hollande promised a "pitiless" counter-offensive. Within a day, France launched massive airstrikes against the ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq.

What Happens When Your Boss Ducks 9/11 Responders

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

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To Paris on Embracing Multiculturalism in the Wake of Terror

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics
Mellini Kantayya

Paris, please learn from what we did right and then do better. Accept and rejoice in your whole self--your Muslim community, your Jewish community, your African community--you are all Parisians. You are all French.

Backers Of New 9/11 Bill Link Effort To Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With reaction to the attacks in Paris as a backdrop, lawmakers and 9/11 responders made a new push Tuesday to pass a permanent 9/11 heal...

To France from a Post-9/11 America: Lessons We Learned Too Late

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

For those who remember when the first towers fell on 9/11, there is an unnerving feeling of déjà vu about the Paris attacks.

Post-9/11 Rebuilding Isn't The Only Reason Hedge Funds Support Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

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Clinton Campaign Defends 9/11 Remark By Pointing To 9/11

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton incited a broad backlash during the most recent Democratic presidential debate by suggesting that her popularity among Wall Street do...

Paris, We're Coming Back!

Bronwyn Fryer | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Bronwyn Fryer

We're coming back to Paris to show that the terrorists can't win, and that most Americans don't agree with the xenophobic, reactionary and ignorant non-ideas that the extreme right-wing politicians in our country (and in France) like to spew.

From "Freedom Fries" to "We are all French." The Republicans' History of Vilifying the French

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

One hopes that the recent events in Paris (at a time when ISISphobia has replaced Francophobia) will begin the process of forging a new trans-Atlantic sense of solidarity with America's historic enemy and perhaps remove some of the allure of French-bashing among the American Right.

Bernie Sanders Won The Debate. Hillary Clinton Sounded Like A Republican

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Hillary Clinton might be a liberal icon to some, but in reality, she's the only candidate with neoconservative advisers and a hawkish foreign policy. If you dread more American involvement in the Middle East, perhaps Clinton might not be your choice for president.