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Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary: A Meditation of Life in Exile

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary: A Meditation of Life in Exile

04.14.2014
For years I've had this dream: Sometimes I'm a bird, other times I'm fully human. Always it's a dive into the ocean. Bird, me as a child,...
This Is Why You Should Never Send A Terrorist Threat To An Airline On Twitter

This Is Why You Should Never Send A Terrorist Threat To An Airline On Twitter

Dominique Mosbergen  04.13.2014
UPDATE: The girl who sent the tweet has been arrested, BNO News reports. BREAKING -- 14-year-old Dutch girl who tweeted threat to American...

IAmA Terrorist. AMA.

04. 4.2014
I think of myself as a good person, though many people misunderstand me and those like me. There are many more of us than you think, and...

Biggest Travel Fears

04. 3.2014
I don't want to alarm anyone. And I hate to be that Saturday Night Live Debbie Downer character on vacation, but FYI: The world is not...

Terror on Trial: What 9/11 Families Learned in Court

04. 3.2014
During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. "This...
The Senate Intel Committee Set to Send Interrogation Report to Obama's Desk

The Senate Intel Committee Set to Send Interrogation Report to Obama's Desk

04. 2.2014
After years of painstaking work at a cost of an estimated $40 million, the Senate Intelligence Committee's Democratic staff is finally...

Book of Odds Looks at the 2014 Boston Marathon

03.31.2014
Boston is the home of Book of Odds, and in memory of those killed and wounded, and in honor of the bravery and solidarity displayed by...
Feds Arrest Man Accused Of Plotting To Bomb Government Buildings

Feds Arrest Man Accused Of Plotting To Bomb Government Buildings

03.30.2014
HOUSTON, March 28 (Reuters) - A Houston-area man suspected of leading an anti-government group appeared in federal court on Friday to...
More Money for Diplomacy

More Money for Diplomacy

03.27.2014
I am concerned not only for the safety of our diplomatic corps, but also from the growing perception that they are not a priority concern....
10,000 Reasons to Believe in the Power of Art in Public Space

10,000 Reasons to Believe in the Power of Art in Public Space

03.27.2014
As much as I was grateful for the opportunity to share the results of my work within these spaces, I couldn't help but think that the traditional...
'Security' Is Not 17,000 Nuclear Weapons

'Security' Is Not 17,000 Nuclear Weapons

03.26.2014
There's no debating we would all be better off if there were less and better-guarded highly enriched uranium and plutonium. But the summit...
Eric Holder: Terror Conviction Shows NYC Could Have Handled 9/11 Trial

Eric Holder: Terror Conviction Shows NYC Could Have Handled 9/11 Trial

Ryan J. Reilly  03.26.2014
WASHINGTON -- The conviction of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges in federal court Wednesday has Attorney General Eric...
How Data Will Make Air Travel Safer

How Data Will Make Air Travel Safer

03.25.2014
There are four important areas where data can be used to make air travel safer: preventing terrorism and crime, stopping mechanical failures,...
Confessions of a Former Muslim Students Association Board Member

Confessions of a Former Muslim Students Association Board Member

03.25.2014
Categorically bugging all mosques and "infiltrating" MSAs might be the quick and easy option for our government to show us that it is "doing...