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Global Terrorism

I Won't Let Terrorism Stop Me from Traveling

Chelsea Hetzel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Chelsea Hetzel

My fiancé and I are getting married next year, and we have been trying to decide where we want to have our honeymoon. Since we've never been out of the country together, I suggested that we take this opportunity to travel Europe for two weeks. It has always been a dream of mine ever since I was a little girl to travel to London and Paris.

The Apathy Epidemic

Natasha Puri | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact
Natasha Puri

Sure, many of us may relate more to people in Paris or Brussels, but we are fundamentally no different than those in Kabul, Syria, or Turkey. There is a barrier that prevents us from this realization.

Constructing Peace, Deconstructing Terror

Egemen Bagis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Egemen Bagis

As I will try to explain at the panel titled "Constructing Peace , Deconstructing Terror", all countries are faced with the threat of terrorism these days. Although, the form and manifestation of the threat may be different, remaining resolute and global solidarity are concepts that apply to all.

Why Aren't We Hearing More About the World's Deadliest Terrorist Group?

Barclay Bram | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Barclay Bram

According to the Global Terrorism Index the world's deadliest terror group is not ISIS. That dubious crown instead belongs to Nigeria' Boko Haram.

Giving Thanks in Portland and Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.30.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

My advice to all. Go away more often. Not just so there will be fewer commuters trying to get to work. But because there's so much to see and learn from other cities struggling, like L.A., to make themselves better places to live.

The World Needs Moralistic Politics

Delovan Barwari | Posted 02.28.2015 | World
Delovan Barwari

The calamity that unfolded following the Syrian uprising in 2011 and the rise of ISIS following its blitzkrieg advance across a large swath of territories in Iraq and Syria has led to one of the most devastating humanitarian crisis in the history of mankind.

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

PHOTOS: Nations With Highest Risk Of Terrorist Attacks

Posted 10.03.2011 | World

LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Somalia is most at risk from terrorist attack, followed by Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan and the new nation of South Sudan,...

The Lesson of 9/11

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert D. Stolorow

The attack of 9/11 shattered our collective illusions of safety, inviolability, and grandiose invincibility, illusions that had long been mainstays of the American historical identity.

'Empathic Civilization' in an Age of Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

If we can help one another bear the darkness rather than evade it, perhaps one day we will be able to see the light.

Islamists and the Future of Democracy in the Arab World

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

The Bush legacy in the Muslim world leaves America with a significant credibility gap to overcome.