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War Without End

War Without End

Nicholas Pierce  07.19.2015
We cannot create a desert and call it peace, and we cannot fight for eternity. We must dedicate ourselves to making an end, one that meets...
A Tale of Two Tragedies: Charleston, Chattanooga and the Acceptable Face of Terror

A Tale of Two Tragedies: Charleston, Chattanooga and the Acceptable Face of Terror

Torraine Walker  07.17.2015
Yesterday something terrible happened in Chattanooga. A man opened fire at a military recruiting center, killing four Marines before dying...
Muslim Man Who Wants To Build Youth Camp Shocked By Terrorism Accusations

Muslim Man Who Wants To Build Youth Camp Shocked By Terrorism Accusations

Kate Abbey-Lambertz  07.16.2015
  WEST BRANCH, Mich. -- A Muslim man planning to build a secular summer youth camp in Michigan says he’s dumbfounded by accusations...
Even Terrorists Get Older. Then What Happens?

Even Terrorists Get Older. Then What Happens?

GlobalPost  07.15.2015
A coffin or a prison cell. Those were the two fates that fighters believed awaited them in Northern Ireland’s long and brutal sectarian...

A Way Forward - Countering Militant Islamism in the MENA-Region

Magnus Norell  07.15.2015
In light of the recent Islamist atrocities it may be fair to ask what possible steps to take in order to counter the trend of increasing...

Facebook Deletes Former Congressman's Suggestion that ISIS Attack Pot Smokers

Jason Salzman  07.14.2015
Facebook deleted a post by Rep. Tom Tancredo in which the former Colorado Congressman advised ISIS not to attack America on July 4 but,...
The Global Middle Class: A Force for Radicalism

The Global Middle Class: A Force for Radicalism

Brenda M. Seaver  07.14.2015
Anecdotal evidence from the last decade suggests that U.S. officials need to consider the multiple ways in which the rising global middle...
The Ultimate Encryption Debate

The Ultimate Encryption Debate

Amitai Etzioni  07.13.2015
I gained dubious distinction for arguing that a new form of encryption is not merely the techies' major gift to terrorists and criminals...
Boston Police Captain's Estranged Son Reportedly Arrested In FBI Terror Sting

Boston Police Captain's Estranged Son Reportedly Arrested In FBI Terror Sting

Ryan J. Reilly  07.13.2015
WASHINGTON -- A 23-year-old Massachusetts man who reportedly had a "history of mental illness" and was "obsessed with Islam" was arrested...
What Has Become of Syria?

What Has Become of Syria?

Daniel Raphael  07.13.2015
We can only hope that the war ends quickly and peace returns to Syria. As I write that statement I know it is idealistic and facile, for...

Is Terrorism Like a Cult?

Marc Barnett  07.12.2015
Only once we concede that the "decapitation" strategy failed, and re-examine a long-term, not short-term, strategy that wrestles with these...
FBI Director Still Unsure If White Supremacist's Charleston Attack Was Terrorism

FBI Director Still Unsure If White Supremacist's Charleston Attack Was Terrorism

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 9.2015
WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey said Thursday he's still not sure whether the killings of nine African-Americans inside a church...
If You're Trying To Join ISIS Through Twitter, The FBI Probably Knows About It

If You're Trying To Join ISIS Through Twitter, The FBI Probably Knows About It

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 9.2015
WASHINGTON -- Twitter has been "very cooperative" with FBI agents looking into individuals affiliated with the Islamic State and other...
Confessions of a War Child: A Trilogy

Confessions of a War Child: A Trilogy

Chaker Khazaal  07. 9.2015
For the past three years, I have been writing a series of novels, published as a trilogy - Confessions of a War Child. As the final installment...