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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...
What We Know So Far About Enrique Marquez, The First Person Charged In The San Bernardino Attack

What We Know So Far About Enrique Marquez, The First Person Charged In The San Bernardino Attack

Matt Ferner  12.17.2015
Enrique Marquez, who federal authorities said plotted terrorist attacks with one of the San Bernardino, California, killers and...
Christmas, Jesus and American Terrorism

Christmas, Jesus and American Terrorism

Nicolas B. Aziz  12.17.2015
It is time for us to recognize the inaccuracies and faults within our history and human culture - whether it be in regards to Christmas,...
19-Year-Old Charged With Helping ISIS Had Ammo In 'Go Bag,' Says FBI

19-Year-Old Charged With Helping ISIS Had Ammo In 'Go Bag,' Says FBI

Ryan J. Reilly  12.17.2015
WASHINGTON -- A Pennsylvania teenager who allegedly supported the self-described Islamic State on social media was arrested by federal...
ISIS: A Self-Organizing Superorganism Threat?

ISIS: A Self-Organizing Superorganism Threat?

John B. Alexander, Ph.D.  12.17.2015
To understand such terrorist organizations the model of a superorganism may be useful. It refers to a complex structure comprised of elements...

Surveying American Sins at Solstice

Richard J. Rosendall  12.17.2015
The Christmas greeting, "Peace on earth, goodwill toward men," is rooted in the Gospel yet has a universal pull. As an aspiration it seems...
Counterterrorism Challenges: The Role of Technology

Counterterrorism Challenges: The Role of Technology

Michael B. Kraft  12.17.2015
By Yonah Alexander and Michael B. Kraft WASHINGTON--International terrorism is nothing new but the latest attacks from California to France...
The GOP's Bastardization of FDR

The GOP's Bastardization of FDR

Phil Fragasso  12.17.2015
Every school child can recite this exhortation from Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inaugural address: "The only thing we have to fear...
Our Most Powerful Force:  Empowered Girls Transforming Our Planet

Our Most Powerful Force: Empowered Girls Transforming Our Planet

Jin In  12.17.2015
Are there more males or females in our world today? The answer - males - surprises most people, even those in global affairs and development...
Frightening Times

Frightening Times

Ken Adelman  12.17.2015
While there may be no true lessons of history, there is consolation in history. Today's pervading sense that "the world is on fire" is...
America Is Holding Itself Hostage to Terrorism

America Is Holding Itself Hostage to Terrorism

Charles Kurzman  12.17.2015
So far this year, Americans have been more likely to be killed for being Muslim -- than by a Muslim. For many Americans, however, statistics...
APS Massacre: One Year On and Pakistan Still Struggles With Its Extremism Problem

APS Massacre: One Year On and Pakistan Still Struggles With Its Extremism Problem

Usman Ahmad  12.16.2015
Even for a country so stricken by terrorism, this was a level of tragedy that could not be countenanced. The massacre unified Pakistanis...

Maybe We Are Actually Winning the War on Terror

Lincoln Mitchell  12.16.2015
While a few attacks, such as Boston and San Bernardino, have taken many lives, most have only killed a relatively small number of people....
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: The Republican Debate

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: The Republican Debate

Robert L. Borosage  12.16.2015
Las Vegas makes its money by catering to our baser appetites. Last night, Republicans followed suit. Carpet bomb ISIS. Take out Assad....