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My September 11 Story

My September 11 Story

09.11.2014
We collectively share what happened 13 years ago, the events that changed our world forever, but each of us also owns a personal narrative...
9-11 and the Rise of New Atheism

9-11 and the Rise of New Atheism

09.11.2014
Sadly it has taken this terrible act of terrorism to kick start the resurgence of atheism in our modern society and to motivate atheists...
Why India Should Take Al Qaeda's Threat Very Seriously

Why India Should Take Al Qaeda's Threat Very Seriously

09.10.2014
Even though the U.S. has downplayed the threat posed by Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be wise to take this particular instance...

On Eve of President's ISIL Speech, What Is the UN Doing?

09.10.2014
Questions abound as President Obama prepares to address the nation tonight on a strategy to combat the terrorist group ISIL. One of them...

An Open Letter to the White House on the Eve of Obama's Prime Time Speech

09.10.2014
As an American citizen who one day hopes to become a public servant and who frequently monitors our nation's foreign policy, I continue...
One Solution to the World's Wars: Alternative Energy

One Solution to the World's Wars: Alternative Energy

09.10.2014
Crimea, once part of Ukraine, is now part of Russia (at least according to Putin). Yet so far, this dramatic move is being met with relatively...

Is ISIS Not as Powerful as You Think?

09.10.2014
I'm not trying to argue that we shouldn't be fearful of ISIS, but I do think it's important to gauge exactly how much fear is appropriate...

Trading Treasure for Weapons: ISIS Campaign of Terror Strikes at Culture

09.10.2014
Decisive action by the international community to prevent further cultural terrorism and profiteering from antiquities theft will advance...
ISIS, U.S. Media and The Muslim World

ISIS, U.S. Media and The Muslim World

09.10.2014
ISIS is making headlines all over the world, but not always for the same reasons. Are U.S. and international media covering ISIS the way...
Why A Pro-Revolution Syrian Schoolteacher Now Supports The Islamic State

Why A Pro-Revolution Syrian Schoolteacher Now Supports The Islamic State

Sophia Jones  09. 9.2014
ANTAKYA, Turkey -- When mass anti-government protests erupted in Syria’s largest city of Aleppo in the spring of 2011, Abu Mohamed, then...

ISIS Launches Canada Unit in Latest Tax Inversion Deal

09. 9.2014
Now that American icon Burger King has agreed to merge with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons in a blatant "screw you" to the U.S. Treasury,...

World Trade Center Survivor Recalls the Morning of September 11, 2001

09. 9.2014
Apparently the conference room that I had been standing in just a few minutes before was now obliterated. Had I decided to stay up on 78...

What the 'Do Nothing Congress' Is Doing on ISIL

09. 9.2014
It's one small piece of good news that some lawmakers, three Republicans and one Democrat, are trying to make sure that the people's representatives...

Then and Now: How 9/11 Changed the United States 13 Years Later

09. 8.2014
Thirteen years later, I believe we have once again become complacent with some issues. The media is once again only showing us what they...