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Muslim Terrorism

Dangerously Uninformed: Religion and Violence

Kelly James Clark | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

There is no psychological profile of today's terrorist. They are not crazy, they are often well-educated and many are relatively well off. They are motivated, like many young people, by a sense of belonging, a desire for an exciting and meaningful life, and devotion to a higher cause.

America Is Holding Itself Hostage to Terrorism

Charles Kurzman | Posted 12.17.2015 | World
Charles Kurzman

So far this year, Americans have been more likely to be killed for being Muslim -- than by a Muslim. For many Americans, however, statistics don't seem to matter. They are so fixated on one form of violence -- Islamic terrorism -- that they do not notice how rare it is. Instead of treating them as rare crimes, we have adopted a zero-tolerance policy toward Islamic violence, putting ourselves on a permanent war footing.

Trump's Ban Plan: We. Have. No. Choice?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.12.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

In a parallel universe, a parallel Trump, with a slightly different approach to terror. (Hint: It makes just as much sense as the original.)

'I Hope They're Not Muslims'

Kelly James Clark | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

My Muslim friends know that Muslims will once again be defined not by what they believe and how they live, but by the actions of a vicious few who pervert the meaning of Islam. They fear that "Muslim" and "terrorist" will become even more deeply seared into the Western psyche.

Time to Reset Police-Muslim Relations

David Schanzer | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
David Schanzer

We need to hit the reset button quickly and establish a partnership between law enforcement and Muslim Americans that can provide a foundation for an effective national counterterrorism policy.

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...