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How to Deal With ISIS

How to Deal With ISIS

Frank A. Weil  02. 4.2015
If ISIS were surprised often enough by effective paramilitary incursions, we could tilt the scale of advantage quite quickly.

Charlie-Hebdo, France's Secularism, Islam, and Us All

Joseph Bahout  02. 4.2015
From now on, what will be at stake is no longer our future ability as Westerners to coexist on a planet scale with the "Muslim other" after...
Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Joseph V. Micallef  02. 4.2015
The practice of beheading, either as murder or as capital punishment, is not a particularly Islamic tradition, its persistence in Saudi...

Review: The Road to Damascus

Isa Freeling  02. 4.2015
The Road to Damascus takes place in the not-too-distant future, giving us a glimpse in to the harsh possibilities that we seem to come...
How to Win the Ideological Battle Against Extremism

How to Win the Ideological Battle Against Extremism

Daoud Kuttab  02. 4.2015
To fight ideological extremism in the Middle East the main starting point must be youth. It is vitally important that Arab/Muslim youth...
Convicted Terrorist Claims Saudis Were Involved In 9/11

Convicted Terrorist Claims Saudis Were Involved In 9/11

CNN  02. 4.2015
New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al...
'Shoe Bomber' Says Islamic Law Allowed Failed Attack

'Shoe Bomber' Says Islamic Law Allowed Failed Attack

Reuters  02. 3.2015
By Alex Dobuzinskis Feb 3 (Reuters) - More than 13 years after his failed attempt to blow up a passenger plane with explosives...
Our Fight Against ISIS

Our Fight Against ISIS

Chaker Khazaal  02. 3.2015
The solution to end this insane violence is not to circulate gruesome imagery of beheadings and violence. We must return to the human element...

Who Deserves Forgiveness?

Ron Nikkel  02. 2.2015
Evil must never be ignored or condoned; it must be renounced and denounced for what it is. But what about those human beings who, for...
Unauthorized Government Killing by Drones, Bombs, or Other Means Is Still Murder

Unauthorized Government Killing by Drones, Bombs, or Other Means Is Still Murder

Ivan Eland  02. 2.2015
Obama did not start the congressionally unauthorized drone wars in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia -- which because of this lack of legitimate...
War Is the New Normal

War Is the New Normal

William J. Astore  02. 2.2015
Pentagon insiders called it "the long war," an open-ended, perhaps unending, conflict against nations and terror networks mainly of a radical...
White House Grapples With Fraught Terrorism Language

White House Grapples With Fraught Terrorism Language

AP  01.31.2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism. In the...

Je Suis Charlie, but Can We Have a World of Respect?

Stuart Muszynski  01.30.2015
Last week, I sat next to a French production executive at the Reality TV Awards. Our discussion centered around the attack a couple weeks...