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A Worthy Thanksgiving

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Feeling the pull of Thanksgiving's meaning, I got up early Thursday and headed not for the kitchen, but to an eclectic gathering of locals in our small British Columbia town. We are intent on welcoming Syrian refugee families into our community.

Saudi Arabia To Execute 50 People Accused Of Terrorism: Report

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.26.2015 | World

RIYADH, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, two Saudi newspapers reported this week, in what...

To Be Black Is To Never, Ever Feel Safe

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

Gunshots tore through a predominantly black crowd that was gathered in Minneapolis Monday night to demand justice for the death of 24-y...

Do Not Let The Terrorists Win

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Let us set aside our emotional desire for revenge, however difficult, and take the hard road that will achieve our long-term goals.

What ISIS Wants

Jon Foreman | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Jon Foreman

You can take many things from me, ISIS, but you cannot take my heart. I refuse to join you in your Dead World of hatred and fear. Even if you take my life, I refuse to believe in your God of hatred.

Fourth Suspect Charged With Terrorism Offenses By Belgian Authorities

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.23.2015 | World

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French Children's Newspaper Editor Shows How He Talks To Kids About Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.23.2015 | Parents

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Processing Paris

Shannon Cutts | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Shannon Cutts

In the wake of the shock of Paris, I had allowed myself to adopt and believe what I now realize is a lie I've been telling myself - that this is the best we, the world, which includes me personally, can do, and there is no way it can or will ever get better.

Children Respond To Global Terrorism Through Art With A Message Of Peace

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts

The terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 left the world shaken, but students at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School in New York are ...

The Butterfly Effects That Led To The Rise Of ISIS

Zeina Saab | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Zeina Saab

It is so easy to simplify things, and to cast blame for the horrors we are witnessing today by demonizing an entire religious community for the actions that a tiny fraction of them committed. But we are smarter than that. To understand how to fight terror, we need to understand how we got here.

A Letter To Prophet Muhammad

Taymullah Abdur-Rahman | Posted 11.19.2015 | Religion
Taymullah Abdur-Rahman

These terrorists try and suppress the humanity and forbearance you demonstrated. Remember when you were stoned bloody and took no revenge? Remember when the pagan Arabs used to dump animal carcasses on your doorstep and you would clean up without saying a word?

Soccer: Jihadists Seek to Exploit Widespread Sense of Abandonment

James Dorsey | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Stadia have re-emerged as a preferred jihadist target in the wake of last weekend's Islamic State (IS) bombing of the Stade de France stadium, a shoot...

A Nominee Essential To Fighting ISIS Has Stalled For No Reason

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks, Senate Democrats on Wednesday criticized Republicans for blocking national securi...

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Terrorist Attacks in Paris and the Incoherent, Racist GOP Response

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Today's topics include: The Latest on the Paris Attacks; Breaking News from Germany; GOP Governors Demonizing Refugees; Bible Verses That Mandate Allowing Refugees to Come to America; and much more.

'Je Suis En Terrasse' Hashtag Defiantly Celebrates Paris' Cafes

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

Just days after a series of attacks that killed 129 people around the French capital, Parisians and their supporters are posting images of themselves ...

Sibling Of 2 Suspects In Paris Attacks Says Family Is Shocked Brothers Are Linked To Violence

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

A brother of two suspects linked to the attacks that rocked Paris last week told reporters on Monday that his family has been surprised to learn thei...

Hollande: Fight Against ISIS Demands Constitutional Changes

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

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A Salute to Paris: Night Trains and Courage

Paola K Amaras | Posted 11.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

I weep for Paris' lost youth, freedom, and kindness in the world. When I think about what happened in Paris (and Beirut just days before), I try to r...

Turkey Says It Warned France Twice About Terror Suspect

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

Turkish authorities had warned France twice about the threat posed by one of the Paris terrorist attackers, a Turkish official said Monday. Ismaë...

Je Suis Paris

theSkimm | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

It's been a dark few days for the world, after coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday left at least 129 people dead and more than 350 injured.

Targeted Paris Stadium Symbolizes Pitfalls of War Against the Islamic State

James Dorsey | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Zouhair, a security guard of immigrant background, was one of several security officers, who on Friday prevented three of the Paris suicide bombers from entering the city's Stade de France stadium. The bombers were forced to blow themselves up outside the stadium and at nearby McDonald's.

A Terrifying Account From A Survivor Of The Paris Concert Hall Massacre

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

As the world continues to grapple with the tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday night, stories from survivors have offered a sober reminder ...

Stunned Europe Steps Up Security Following Attacks

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.14.2015 | World

ROME (AP) — Soldiers and paramilitary troops toting semi-automatic rifles patrolled outside the Colosseum and inside St. Peter's Square on Satu...

The Myth of the Lone Wolf Terrorist

John A. Tures | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The myth of the lone wolf terrorist is one that assumes terrorists are born that way. They are lifelong solitary individuals striking at a completely random target, only to disappear into the shadows, without a hint to law enforcement. But that's not always the case.

Paris Terror Attacks: France Now Faces Fight Against Fear and Exclusion

The Conversation US | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
The Conversation US

No matter how obvious it seems to many of us, it will be worth repeating that it is not Muslims, immigrants or refugees who are responsible for the attacks, but handfuls of fanatics wanting us to continue down a terrible path of mistrust, exclusion and curtailment of basic freedoms.