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Our Fight Against ISIS

Our Fight Against ISIS

Chaker Khazaal  02. 3.2015
The solution to end this insane violence is not to circulate gruesome imagery of beheadings and violence. We must return to the human element...
Who Deserves Forgiveness?

Who Deserves Forgiveness?

Ron Nikkel  02. 2.2015
Evil must never be ignored or condoned; it must be renounced and denounced for what it is. But what about those human beings who, for...
Unauthorized Government Killing by Drones, Bombs, or Other Means Is Still Murder

Unauthorized Government Killing by Drones, Bombs, or Other Means Is Still Murder

Ivan Eland  02. 2.2015
Obama did not start the congressionally unauthorized drone wars in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia -- which because of this lack of legitimate...
War Is the New Normal

War Is the New Normal

William J. Astore  02. 2.2015
Pentagon insiders called it "the long war," an open-ended, perhaps unending, conflict against nations and terror networks mainly of a radical...
White House Grapples With Fraught Terrorism Language

White House Grapples With Fraught Terrorism Language

AP  01.31.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism. In the...

Je Suis Charlie, but Can We Have a World of Respect?

Stuart Muszynski  01.30.2015
Last week, I sat next to a French production executive at the Reality TV Awards. Our discussion centered around the attack a couple weeks...

In the Wake of Charlie Hebdo Attacks, France Must Look Beyond 9/11 Response

Mariya Yefremova  01.30.2015
What French policymakers and legislators need to be discussing is marginalization of Muslims in France, education, housing, particularly...
Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS'

Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS'

Sophia Jones  01.30.2015
An escaped Islamic State child soldier in Sanliurfa, Turkey, shows the scar on his neck to a reporter on Jan. 27. He says a bullet grazed...
Perhaps We Can Prevent Terrorism

Perhaps We Can Prevent Terrorism

Anthony Biglan  01.30.2015
As we are pouring billions into the war on terror, we should be putting millions into studying how we can build positive social relations...
Remembering Auschwitz: What Have We Learned?

Remembering Auschwitz: What Have We Learned?

Panache Desai  01.30.2015
After these many years, you'd think we'd have evolved to a point where we no longer engage in genocides, mass murders, or flagrant violations...

Ten Lessons Learned by Hezbollah from Israel's Summer War in Gaza

Joshua Gleis  01.30.2015
Here is a list of ten lessons Hezbollah likely learned from Operation Protective Edge, as well as what can be expected from them as a result,...
A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

Michele Hunt  01.29.2015
Joe Brodecki was the executive director of the Campaign to Remember, the fundraising initiative for the development of the United States...

Do Monsters Exist?

Dave Gill  01.28.2015
Rarely do we hear about the good stuff in the world. Yet most of us see it happen time and time again with our own eyes.

How the Fashion World Remakes Itself in Defiance of Terrorism

Stephan Rabimov  01.28.2015
"The show must go on!" is a lot more than a kitsch pop battle cry. In light of recent tragedies that aim to redefine cultural front-lines,...