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In the Wake of Charlie Hebdo Attacks, France Must Look Beyond 9/11 Response

In the Wake of Charlie Hebdo Attacks, France Must Look Beyond 9/11 Response

Mariya Yefremova  01.30.2015
What French policymakers and legislators need to be discussing is marginalization of Muslims in France, education, housing, particularly...
Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS'

Escaped Syrian Child Soldier: 'Don't Join ISIS'

Sophia Jones  01.30.2015
An escaped Islamic State child soldier in Sanliurfa, Turkey, shows the scar on his neck to a reporter on Jan. 27. He says a bullet grazed...
Perhaps We Can Prevent Terrorism

Perhaps We Can Prevent Terrorism

Anthony Biglan  01.30.2015
As we are pouring billions into the war on terror, we should be putting millions into studying how we can build positive social relations...
Remembering Auschwitz: What Have We Learned?

Remembering Auschwitz: What Have We Learned?

Panache Desai  01.30.2015
After these many years, you'd think we'd have evolved to a point where we no longer engage in genocides, mass murders, or flagrant violations...

Ten Lessons Learned by Hezbollah from Israel's Summer War in Gaza

Joshua Gleis  01.30.2015
Here is a list of ten lessons Hezbollah likely learned from Operation Protective Edge, as well as what can be expected from them as a result,...
A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

Michele Hunt  01.29.2015
Joe Brodecki was the executive director of the Campaign to Remember, the fundraising initiative for the development of the United States...

Do Monsters Exist?

Dave Gill  01.28.2015
Rarely do we hear about the good stuff in the world. Yet most of us see it happen time and time again with our own eyes.

How the Fashion World Remakes Itself in Defiance of Terrorism

Stephan Rabimov  01.28.2015
"The show must go on!" is a lot more than a kitsch pop battle cry. In light of recent tragedies that aim to redefine cultural front-lines,...

The U.S. Is Being Hypocritical on Hostage Exchanges

Daniel R. DePetris  01.28.2015
Didn't the White House negotiate with the Taliban in Afghanistan in order to gain the release of Bowe Bergdahl -- an American soldier who...
How a Trip Down the Danube Made Me a Better American

How a Trip Down the Danube Made Me a Better American

Rea Nolan Martin  01.28.2015
For America to earn its reputation as the home of the free, we Americans have some collective thinking to do. Thinking that might be better...
Secret Talks In Jordan Try To Win Release Of Hostages

Secret Talks In Jordan Try To Win Release Of Hostages

AP  01.27.2015
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage and demanded Wednesday that Islamic State extremists release a Japanese...
Globalization, 21st Century Style: The National Security State Goes Global

Globalization, 21st Century Style: The National Security State Goes Global

Tom Engelhardt  01.27.2015
Remember the glory days of the 1990s, when our interconnectedness was endlessly hailed? It was the era of "globalization," of Washington-style...

Charlie Hebdo, Islam and Religious Freedom: Study Finds Independent Courts, Civility Best Protect Liberties, Lessen Conflict

David Briggs  01.26.2015
What the new research suggests is that promoting freedom is less about any belief system or form of government than a commitment for nations...

UK Search for Jihadi John Spotlights Recruitment Role of Soccer

James Dorsey  01.26.2015
The United Kingdom's search for Jihadi John, the masked, British-accented fighter who appears in videos and beheading of foreigners condemned...