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A Nation Divided by Fear: Studies Reveal How and Why We Target Muslims, Immigrants

A Nation Divided by Fear: Studies Reveal How and Why We Target Muslims, Immigrants

David Briggs  12.28.2015
Fifty-six percent of Americans believe houses or rooms can be haunted. One in five believes Bigfoot is a real creature; about the same...
Global Common Allies and Adversaries

Global Common Allies and Adversaries

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam  12.28.2015
Double standards in any relation, particularly in the war on terror would not be in the interest of anyone. Muslims and non-Muslims should...
Islamic Militants Are The World’s Leading Killers Of Journalists

Islamic Militants Are The World’s Leading Killers Of Journalists

Michael Calderone  12.27.2015
NEW YORK -- Islamic militants hailing from groups such as Al Qaeda and the self-described Islamic State killed 28 journalists in 2015, according...
Calming Ourselves Down

Calming Ourselves Down

Terry Newell  12.27.2015
The overwhelming attention to presidential polls and political catfights, for example, has relegated serious discussion of education, jobs,...

Dems and GOP Go From Different Breeds to Different Species

Lincoln Mitchell  12.25.2015
The long 2016 presidential campaign, in which ten agonizing months still remain, has in many respects felt like two parallel campaigns...
Pope Condemns Islamic State Terrorism In Christmas Message

Pope Condemns Islamic State Terrorism In Christmas Message

Reuters  12.25.2015
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to...

What Bravery Looks Like: Muslims Shield Christians During al-Shabaab Terrorist Attack

Ian Reifowitz  12.24.2015
You want to talk about some Muslims standing up to Islamist terrorists? Here are some Muslims putting their lives on the line to do so:...
Beijing Tightens Security As Embassies Warn Of Terror Threats Against Westerners

Beijing Tightens Security As Embassies Warn Of Terror Threats Against Westerners

AP  12.24.2015
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing police tightened security around a bar and shopping area popular with foreigners on Thursday as embassies...
Why America Needs Syrian Refugees

Why America Needs Syrian Refugees

Nancy K. Humphreys  12.23.2015
Creating structures to support the absorption of large numbers of refugees into our nation might actually provide new and better ways of...
How Terrified Should We Be?

How Terrified Should We Be?

Robert Leahy, Ph.D.  12.23.2015
An objective look at the evidence suggests that any given person is highly unlikely to be the victim of terrorism in the United States....
A Christmas Themed Story

A Christmas Themed Story

Christopher Horan  12.23.2015
It was my father's booming baritone on the answering machine, each flash indicating the number of messages. That morning I only had one....
Let's Defeat ISIS Without Destroying Our Values

Let's Defeat ISIS Without Destroying Our Values

Lee H. Hamilton  12.23.2015
All of us should feel confident that freedom is more powerful than fear and that America will overcome this challenge if we embrace a united...

America's Grand Distraction With Terrorism Is Dangerous

Peter Navarro  12.23.2015
We must not take our eyes off very real threats elsewhere in the world every time a bomb goes off in the Middle East or a couple of terrorists...