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Slaying IS and its Unborn Offspring

Slaying IS and its Unborn Offspring

Hossein Askari  12.19.2015
To affect change, Western leaders must come together and adopt a unified approach toward rulers in Muslim countries--an approach that might...
Coming of Age in the 21st Century

Coming of Age in the 21st Century

Douglas Brunt  12.19.2015
I've seen terrorism close up but I don't live in a state of terror at all. For perspective, the world today is a safer place than it was...
My 2015 'McLaughlin Awards' -- Part 1

My 2015 'McLaughlin Awards' -- Part 1

Chris Weigant  12.18.2015
As we do every year, we are pre-empting our regular "Friday Talking Points" column, in order to bring you our "best and worst of 2015"...
Why Is Anti-abortion Extremism Normalized? It Shouldn't Be.

Why Is Anti-abortion Extremism Normalized? It Shouldn't Be.

Anu Kumar  12.18.2015
The uniquely violent U.S. context may in essence be a product of our leaders' refusal to recognize and put limits on dangerous hate speech...
A Christian Case Against Donald Trump

A Christian Case Against Donald Trump

Michael W. Austin  12.18.2015
My concern is not whether Trump really is a Christian, though I admit I have serious doubts. Rather, my concern is whether his stated views...
Obama Offers Grim Truth About Our Ability To Prevent Terror Attacks

Obama Offers Grim Truth About Our Ability To Prevent Terror Attacks

Jessica Schulberg  12.18.2015
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama offered a sobering assessment of the country’s ability to prevent lone wolf terror attacks...

The Theory of De-Violentization in Islam

Mahmood Delkhasteh  12.18.2015
The emergence of violent "Islamic" groups is a response to poverty, corruption and to the interventionist policies of western countries,...
A Social Science Response to ISIS

A Social Science Response to ISIS

Mohammad Talib  12.18.2015
European states need to go beyond the obvious target, ISIS and its twisted interpretation of Islam, and delve deeper into the complex genesis...
Study: In Wake of Terror, Anti-Muslim Crimes Escalate

Study: In Wake of Terror, Anti-Muslim Crimes Escalate

Brian Levin, J.D.  12.18.2015
In the wake of the Paris terror attacks of November, 13 that left 130 dead and the San Bernardino, Calif. terror attack of December 2 that...

Terrorist Use of the Internet: Talking the Talk

Ana Davila  12.18.2015
This week the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee hosted a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York to discuss the terrorist use of the internet,...
Hate Crimes Against Muslims Have Tripled Since Attacks In Paris, San Bernardino

Hate Crimes Against Muslims Have Tripled Since Attacks In Paris, San Bernardino

Andy Campbell  12.18.2015
Americans may fear the threat of international terrorism, but Muslims in the U.S. are facing terror at home. Hate crimes against Muslim...
HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Have Surprising Reactions To Recent Terror Attacks

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Have Surprising Reactions To Recent Terror Attacks

Natalie Jackson  12.18.2015
EVENTS LIKE THE SAN BERNARDINO ATTACKS CAN PLAY A ROLE IN RESHAPING PUBLIC OPINION  - Gary Langer: “[F]or everyone who wants...
Dump New Ottomans from NATO: Shoot Down of Russian Plane Shows Turkey to be Dangerous Ally

Dump New Ottomans from NATO: Shoot Down of Russian Plane Shows Turkey to be Dangerous Ally

Doug Bandow  12.18.2015
The justification for Turkey's membership in NATO and America's defense guarantee for Ankara long ago passed. Turkey's irresponsible action...
Why Moderate Muslims Can't Stop Islamic Extremism

Why Moderate Muslims Can't Stop Islamic Extremism

Kelly Pemberton  12.18.2015
Placing the burden of speaking out upon moderate Muslims won't help solve the problem of Islamic extremism. It only blinds us to the harsh...