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How to Convert a Terrorist in Three Grades or Less

How to Convert a Terrorist in Three Grades or Less

Jeffrey E. Stern  02. 4.2016
There was a child we will call Meena. She lived in Pakistan. She was a child of energy and initiative. She was six years old when she attempted...
The Re-Emergence of the Zero-Problems Policy? Don't Get Your Hopes Up

The Re-Emergence of the Zero-Problems Policy? Don't Get Your Hopes Up

Wikistrat  02. 3.2016
The January 12 terror attack in Istanbul was the latest in a series that began last July at the border city of Suruç and continued in...

Our New Forum For Ideas, ADL@SALON

Jonathan Greenblatt  02. 3.2016
To meet the demands of a century defined by rapid change, it is my belief that ADL transform itself into a learning organization, one capable...

Big Government Is The Problem

Hal Donahue  02. 1.2016
Little different from Middle Eastern extremists, the Bundy militias and their ilk confabulate an alternate world to justify their rage...
Syrian Refugees Are Not a Risk to America

Syrian Refugees Are Not a Risk to America

Kelly James Clark  02. 1.2016
I want to commend compassion's call to open our doors more widely to our suffering Syrian brothers and sisters, all the while conceding...
Why North America Needs to Pivot to North America

Why North America Needs to Pivot to North America

Michael Kergin  02. 1.2016
We are much more important to each other than we realize: pivoting to North America can be the way to ensure that in a turbulent 21st century,...
The GOP's Reckless Machismo

The GOP's Reckless Machismo

Nate Jara  02. 1.2016
We are in the midst of a very competitive and tumultuous primary campaign and candidates should be expected to use inflammatory rhetoric...

It Is Time That We the People of Pakistan Take a Strong Stance Against the Taliban

Ammar Anwer  02. 1.2016
We have been living in denial about Islamic extremism and most of us blame India and other countries for almost every tragic event.

Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe

Frank-Walter Steinmeier  02. 1.2016
We currently face what is perhaps the most serious threat to peace and security in Europe since the end of the Cold War. We are fully aware...
Friday Talking Points -- One No Trump

Friday Talking Points -- One No Trump

Chris Weigant  01.29.2016
We have serious doubts that we'll see Trump at any future debates -- after all, if he can blow them off with impunity, why would he subject...

The NYC Security Risk That Candidates Aren't Discussing

Michael Shank, Ph.D.  01.29.2016
We should do everything in our power to transition the bright minds at IPEC into the clean renewable energy sector in New York, which is...
Georgia GOPer: Ending Confederate Holidays Is What ISIS Would Do

Georgia GOPer: Ending Confederate Holidays Is What ISIS Would Do

Zach Carter  01.29.2016
Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R) thinks efforts to end state holidays celebrating the Confederacy are on par with terrorist acts committed...
Libya Is the Next Stop for the U.S. Bombs-Away Policy

Libya Is the Next Stop for the U.S. Bombs-Away Policy

Daniel Williams  01.29.2016
Although the Islamic State's rise in Libya is more a direct threat to Europe than the U.S., European countries lack the technical, logistical...
Life in the Grey Zone

Life in the Grey Zone

John Feffer  01.28.2016
A gray zone, according to the Islamic State (ISIS or IS), is a place where Muslims have rejected an "us-versus-them" world of belief and...