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Muslim Extremists

Religious 'Radicals' and 'Extremists': Are They Appropriately Labeled?

Ennis B. Edmonds | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion
Ennis B. Edmonds

We do not define Christianity in the U.S. by its fringe actors who advocate violence. However, Christians and Muslims must admit that there are extremists among them, and that these extremists draw inspiration (probably incorrectly) from elements of their traditions.

Charlie Hebdo: Moderate Muslims Must Speak Out

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
José Ramos-Horta

In the last few years, tens of thousands of innocent civilians, including school children, were slaughtered in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan and Pakistan by Muslim extremist minorities. Overwhelmingly, the victims of these extremists have been fellow Muslims.

Rocking the Cradle of Civilization: Antiquities Theft Funding Terrorists

Deborah M. Lehr | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Deborah M. Lehr

Criminal networks are robbing from our past to fund their terrorist activities, intimidate and undermine already struggling countries. This global crisis requires a global solution, and the United States is well-positioned to lead this charge.

Russian Muslims In Spotlight As Sochi Olympics Begin

Posted 02.08.2014 | Religion

Security concerns have been a major aspect of this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, due to current unrest in nearby regions. A Pew Research su...

Is The Islamic Terrorist Threat Overblown?

Posted 10.09.2011 | Religion

By Yonat Shimron c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) After a car bomb detonated on Wall Street one minute past the noon lunch hour killing 38 peop...

Can Google Help Stop Violent Extremism?

The Washington Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

Technology giant Google, having conquered the Internet and the world around it, is taking on a new challenge: violent extremism....

Muslims, Not Islam, Need Reform

Qasim Rashid | Posted 07.12.2011 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

Irshad Manji claims that not just Muslims, but the Quran and Islam itself need reformation. In doing so, Manji ignores the possibility that the owner's manual might be fine, while the issues lie with the owner.

"Muslims Killed Us On 9/11?"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

There's nothing like a little good old fashioned racist propaganda to scare the bejesus out of the blissfully unaware and bolster one's position.

Terrorists, Pirates and Anarchy, Somalia Style

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

Somalia has become the poster child for transnational threats emanating from Africa.