There are well-documented reasons that we humans are fearful of the wrong things (from an odds perspective).
Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black wrote in New York Times v. United States (1971) ("Pentagon Papers" case): "[P]aramount among the responsibilities of...
It is no overstatement to note that with each passing day America is more the "Land of the Hypocrites and Barbarians" and less a land of morals and values than ever before. All this, while the world sits back and laughs.
As we continue to seek answers and explanations for each individual tragedy, we must guard against becoming complacent or worse, hopeless, as a result of the cumulative impact of these disturbing events.
The opportunity has arrived for the private sector to play its part and assist in shaping holistic local, national, regional, and global responses to the rise of violent extremism, if for no other reason than the compelling business case.
It is time for all the allied countries of the free world who are now profound potential victims of terrorism to mobilize and do one mass relentless military strike against ISIS hitting them from all sides imaginable.
Turkey's President Recip Tayyip Erdogan, fresh off putting down an inept military coup, looks set to accelerate his already speedy run toward autocrat...
On July 15, the U.S. Congress released the appendix, redacted since 2002, to the governmental inquiry regarding American intelligence failures in the period leading to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The murder of five police officers by a fanatic in the streets of the city last week risked defaming Dallas's image all over again. But that isn't going to happen. Dallas has handled this terrible situation as well as it could be handled. It's a model for all of us.
Silly season in America is going into high gear. The webs of fiction that spinners spin at our national political conventions--both Democratic (DNC) ...
The lesson from yet another attack in France is this: Europe needs to change its approach to terrorism -- and fast.
We can only shield our children from the truth for a little while before they become old enough to see the terrible for themselves. But I wish they didn't have to grow up in a world rife with a brand of violence that is so evil and determined, so indiscriminate, and so omnipresent.
Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the US is another great tool in the ISIS campaign to radicalize the millions of Muslims in the US. If enacted, such a policy would be much more likely to create more radical Muslims in the US than it prevents from entering the US.
We have to stop excluding people and integrate them instead. We cannot make the same mistakes as France. Ghettos and marginalized communities have cropped up in the suburbs of Paris. The hopeless ones from today will become the terrorists of tomorrow.
A few short weeks ago, I--along with thousands of others--walked blithely along the beachside promenade of La Croisette in Cannes, France, which is ...
Jordan must be highly vigilant in its fight against ISIS, especially if it wants to continue playing such a critical role within the coalition. Even though ISIS has not launched a thorough offensive against Jordan, the writing is already on the wall.