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Islamist Extremism

The Saudis and Iranians Need to Talk: And We Need to Make It Happen

Marc Gopin | Posted 07.28.2015 | World
Marc Gopin

In recent years I have worked deeply on quiet conflict management interventions from Afghanistan to Iran, but mostly in Syria. I have watched the unnecessary suffering of countless people, the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Syrians, the greatest civilian displacement in Middle Eastern history, and I have watched it up close through the lives of my students and friends.

Three Preemptive Steps to Derail the Next Global Wave of Terrorism: Buddhist Militancy

Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz

What can be done to derail this form of militancy to prevent its expansion from a regional threat to a global one? Strategies to tackle Islamist militancy include drone strikes, foreign intervention and militant rehabilitation camps. But none of these make sense for tackling Buddhist militancy at this early stage.

Jordanian Ambassador's Kidnappers Demand Prisoner Release

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2014 | World

* Ambassador taken from his car, driver shot but survived * Identity of the kidnappers still unknown * Kidnappers demand...

Pakistan 3.0: The "CIA Jihad" and the Whirlwind Today (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Lydon

It is well known that the term 'Pakistan', an acronym, was originally thought up in England by a group of Muslim intellectuals. P for the Punjabis, A ...

Justice American Style

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Now more than ever, Americans need to trust our own judicial system to fully and openly prosecute the mass murderers of 9/11 while the rest of the world bears witness.

Karzai, Zardari Meet In Turkey To Discuss Combating Islamist Extremism

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has met his Pakistani counterpart, Asif Ali Zardari, to discuss ways to combat Islamist extremists in both countries....