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Another Hamas Ceasefire Cemented in Future War

Another Hamas Ceasefire Cemented in Future War

08.28.2014
Amid a shaky and uncertain ceasefire with Hamas, Israelis did not celebrate in the streets as Hamas and the people in the Gaza Strip did...
France Rules Out Assad As A Partner In Fight Against ISIS

France Rules Out Assad As A Partner In Fight Against ISIS

08.28.2014
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Thursday ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against...
The Challenges in Defeating ISIS

The Challenges in Defeating ISIS

08.27.2014
Given the current momentum of ISIS and stated intentions to expand its caliphate, it may well attempt to increase its activity in northwest...

The Real Social Media Battleground

08.26.2014
Much has been made of the contests for credibility that take place on social media during conflict.

Preventing Jihadi Johns & Saving Future James Foleys: Research on Combatting Homegrown Terrorism & Radicalization

08.26.2014
New research finds that potential terrorists cannot be identified using a single socio-economic profile. Similarly, at the individual level,...
Somalia's Future Hinges On Its Youth

Somalia's Future Hinges On Its Youth

08.26.2014
Jamel Egal was born the year it all fell apart. 1991. Somali President Siad Barre was overthrown and anarchy overtook the east African...
Surveillance and the Creative Mind

Surveillance and the Creative Mind

08.26.2014
Recent U.S. history paints a clear picture of abuses by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, often with the approval of politicians....

This Is How Wars Begin

08.26.2014
To explain why our actions are so dangerous, here is what we might say to an alien if we ever made contact, and here is how it may be interpreted....

John McCain: Bomb Assad Yesterday, Bomb Jihadists Today

08.26.2014
The swift and dramatic rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the group's de facto transformation from a terrorist...
Egypt's Emerging Libya Policy

Egypt's Emerging Libya Policy

08.25.2014
After weeks of fighting, an Islamist and jihadist alliance led by Ansar al-Sharia--a group with ties to Islamic State (formerly ISIS)--has...
The Foley Murder: Reading Between the Lines

The Foley Murder: Reading Between the Lines

08.22.2014
If the slaughter of over 1,000 Iraqi soldiers, 700 Syrian tribesmen, and the potential massacre of tens of thousands of Yazidis did not...
Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

08.20.2014
If the early reports are correct and journalist James Foley was, in fact, executed by ISIS, you can honor him -- and not play into the...
'Muslims Condemning Things' Tumblr Answers A Question That Should Be Obvious

'Muslims Condemning Things' Tumblr Answers A Question That Should Be Obvious

Yasmine Hafiz  08.20.2014
The Islamic State, the militant group formerly known as ISIS, claims that it is restoring the Islamic Caliphate in an attempt to confer...
Saudi's Top Islamic Leader: Islamic State And Al-Qaeda Are 'Enemy Number One Of Islam'

Saudi's Top Islamic Leader: Islamic State And Al-Qaeda Are 'Enemy Number One Of Islam'

08.19.2014
RIYADH, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik, the highest religious authority in the country, said...