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Thinking the Unthinkable: Coming to Grips with Islamic State

Thinking the Unthinkable: Coming to Grips with Islamic State

James Dorsey  05.14.2015
It's almost a year since a US-led coalition launched air strikes and increased support of Iraqi and Kurdish military forces in a bid to...
Countering Violent Extremism -- Put Youth at the Center of the Narrative

Countering Violent Extremism -- Put Youth at the Center of the Narrative

Erik Solheim  05.14.2015
Kenya is preparing to host a summit to counter violent extremism in June 2015. A timely and vital initiative by a country reeling from...
They Know Everything About You (Video Part 1)

They Know Everything About You (Video Part 1)

Robert Scheer  05.13.2015
"For Democracy, privacy is the ball game." That is the opening sentence of my latest book, They Know Everything About You, and it is highly...

Culture Under Threat: Fighting Terrorist Financing in the Middle East

Deborah Lehr  05.12.2015
While the world shares in our responsibilities, Americans' global leadership, and many of our citizens' culpability in the illicit trade,...

A Model for Moderate Muslims

Stephen Schwartz  05.11.2015
Continuing terrorism by Islamist radicals in the Middle East, Europe, and the U.S has led numerous commentators to argue for solutions...

Broadcast Meet Tackles Terrorism, Policies, Challenges

Magda Abu-Fadil  05. 9.2015
A conference aimed at mitigating hate speech, radicalism, and violence that plague Arab broadcast media took the bull by the horns this...

The Difficulty of Predicting ISIS and Al Qaeda 'Stay and Act in Place' Attacks

Anne Speckhard  05. 8.2015
The speed by which today's terrorists radicalize into extremist mindsets and take lethal action is mind-boggling and presents a nightmare...
Central African Nation Bans Muslim Women From Wearing Full-Face Veils

Central African Nation Bans Muslim Women From Wearing Full-Face Veils

Religion News Service  05. 5.2015
(RNS) Congo-Brazzaville, a Central African nation, has banned women from wearing a full-face veil in public, saying it wanted to prevent...
In America Hate Speech Rightly Is Free Speech

In America Hate Speech Rightly Is Free Speech

Brian Levin, J.D.  05. 4.2015
As thoroughly disgusting and hurtful as I may find Pamela Geller's views to be, she is totally correct that neither governments nor bullets...

The Mass Torture of Obama's Drone Strikes

Ayobami Olugbemiga  05. 4.2015
Leon Trotsky once said: "you may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you." Unfortunately, that is true for the two innocent...

Warren Weinstein and the Truth About the Drone Wars

Daniel R. DePetris  05. 1.2015
The accidental killing of Warren Weinstein is nothing short of a painful, but unfortunately unavoidable, consequence of the drone wars....

Al Qaeda in Afghanistan Four Years After Bin Laden

Abdullah Sharif  05. 1.2015
It is appropriate to remember that we, the US, supported individuals like Osama Bin Laden and others in the waning years of the cold war....
Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam

Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam

Parvez Ahmed  04.28.2015
ISIS uses social media and the internet to attract disenfranchised youth searching for meaning. Their assertion that they are giving believers...
The Kingpin Strategy

The Kingpin Strategy

Andrew Cockburn  04.28.2015
As the war on terror nears its 14th anniversary -- a war we seem to be losing, given jihadist advances in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen -- the...