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School Shootings by Terrorists Fail to Achieve Their Political Goals

John A. Tures | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

We've been told that terrorism is hard to fight because while you can kill a person, it is hard to kill an idea. By the same token, terrorists can kill people, but also fail to destroy ideas.

Chechnya: Moving Beyond Radical Islam to Historical Subtleties

Elise Crane | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elise Crane

Nothing resonates more powerfully than a "good versus evil" story, which is precisely how the media has portrayed the Russo-Chechen conflict. This is dangerous reductionism that neglects crucial facts.

Bombing Russia and Media Censorship

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larisa Alexandrovna

Though em>GQ spiked their article on allegations that the Russian FSB were behind the 1999 false-flag bombings in Russia, Gawker helped translate it into Russian, a serious first for news.