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Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Blayne Davis  01.20.2015
While watching the National Championship game between Ohio State and Oregon, I wondered in the midst of the blitzing commercialism, how...
Learning Nothing from Paris

Learning Nothing from Paris

Joseph Blady, M.D.  01.20.2015
There are certain things you don't get to do because there's no valid reason for doing them, and they could cause immense harm to others....
Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

AP  01.19.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government said Monday that a prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding...
Why Suppressing Free Speech to Protect Religion Is a Bad Idea

Why Suppressing Free Speech to Protect Religion Is a Bad Idea

Sanjay Sanghoee  01.19.2015
All we will accomplish is an environment where prejudice and hatred fester and grow in the shadows, and where extremists use incitement...

Murdering More Muslims Won't Stop Islamic Terrorists

Dale Hansen  01.19.2015
Since the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office that left twelve people dead there has been a considerable amount of coverage by U.S. media....
Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie!

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie!

Steve Nelson  01.18.2015
The pressure for "conformity of outrage" has its own dangers. We Americans are inclined toward the easy symbolism of yellow ribbons tied...

Bros in Need - President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron

Connie Lawn  01.18.2015
The East Room News Conference between the leaders of the United States and the United Kingdom was one of the most important and somber...

The Pen and the Gun

Karem Issa  01.17.2015
If I'm not on one side, this doesn't mean that I'm with the other. I'm neither on the side of those media that insult my faith and beliefs...
Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Natasha Srdoc  01.17.2015
Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer...
What Muslims Must Do Now

What Muslims Must Do Now

Tamim Ansary  01.17.2015
It's not enough to keep telling non-Muslims, "Don't judge us by those few creeps." Muslims have to turn now and address those few creeps,...
Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie; Je Suis Frédéric

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie; Je Suis Frédéric

John Friedman  01.17.2015
Most of us are not Charlie. Most of us are, like my colleague Frédéric Boisseau, simply going about our regular business until fate puts...

Were the Murders at Charlie Hebdo Really About Islam?

James Zogby  01.17.2015
The simple truth is that murderers and presidents, and governments and groups may use the evocative power of religious language to justify...
National Security, Values and the Terrorist Threat: Lessons From the 9/11 and French Attacks

National Security, Values and the Terrorist Threat: Lessons From the 9/11 and French Attacks

Donald Kerwin  01.17.2015
An integration framework has the merit of highlighting the social alienation and disenfranchisement of certain youth, and the need for...

Ignoring Real Heroes? Terrorism, Ferguson, Ebola

Hal Donahue  01.16.2015
Last year was not a kind year. Deadly serious issues confronted the nation. It did not go well. Several arenas epitomized these issues...