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Fighting Back Together

Fighting Back Together

Simone Rodan-Benzaquen  07. 7.2015
To my Jewish friends, I want to say that I understand and share their fear and pain of seeing their country, France, stained again by anti-Semitism....
Early Detection Key for 'Lone Wolves' Acting in Behalf of ISIS

Early Detection Key for 'Lone Wolves' Acting in Behalf of ISIS

Anne Speckhard  07. 7.2015
The narrative that Islam, Islamic people and lands are under attack by the West has long been a narrative with al Qaeda and is now being...
Eric Holder: Edward Snowden Could Have Sparked 'Useful' Debate By Taking NSA Concerns To Congress

Eric Holder: Edward Snowden Could Have Sparked 'Useful' Debate By Taking NSA Concerns To Congress

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 7.2015
WASHINGTON -- Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden could have spurred a "useful" and necessary debate about government data collection...
Remaining Brit at Gitmo Highlights the Contradictions of Independence Day

Remaining Brit at Gitmo Highlights the Contradictions of Independence Day

Daphne Eviatar  07. 6.2015
While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and beach vacations, some prominent Brits were noting a certain...

Egypt Enforces Tough Media Restrictions

Magda Abu-Fadil  07. 6.2015
One can't blame journalists in Egypt for being confused about what they can (and can't) cover and what language to use in their reports,...
Deadly Suspected Boko Haram Bombings Hit Mosque And Restaurant In Nigeria

Deadly Suspected Boko Haram Bombings Hit Mosque And Restaurant In Nigeria

AP  07. 6.2015
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including...
Countering Violent Extremism and Bridging the Security-Development Gap

Countering Violent Extremism and Bridging the Security-Development Gap

Dr. Khalid Koser  07. 2.2015
There remains in many administrations a gap between those government agencies charged with security, and those with responsibility for...
Boko Haram Guns Down At Least 97 People Praying In Mosques In Nigeria, Official Says

Boko Haram Guns Down At Least 97 People Praying In Mosques In Nigeria, Official Says

AP  07. 2.2015
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during...
Extremist Attacks Put Egypt On Edge, And State Propaganda Isn't Helping

Extremist Attacks Put Egypt On Edge, And State Propaganda Isn't Helping

Sophia Jones  07. 2.2015
ISTANBUL -- Dozens of images showing mangled, bloodied corpses flashed across television screens and filled Facebook timelines and Twitter...
Symbols and Cymbals Mark Fourth of July

Symbols and Cymbals Mark Fourth of July

Gary Stein  07. 2.2015
You can climb a pole and yank down a flag, but the culture of racism and hatred will still be there. On the flip side, you can sew a U.S....

KKK Posing as Victim of "Cultural Genocide"

Warren J. Blumenfeld  07. 1.2015
For literally decades, calls have gone out by civil and human rights advocates to remove of the battle flag of the Confederacy from public...
ISIS Threatens To Topple Hamas In Gaza

ISIS Threatens To Topple Hamas In Gaza

Reuters  07. 1.2015
CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms,...
Dozens Killed In Egypt's North Sinai In Attacks Claimed By ISIS

Dozens Killed In Egypt's North Sinai In Attacks Claimed By ISIS

Reuters  07. 1.2015
By Yusri Mohamed and Ahmed Hassan ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO July 1 (Reuters) - Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and...
94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

Taryn Finley  07. 1.2015
UPDATE: This piece has been updated to reflect recent church burnings that have occurred in the week since the shooting in Charleston....