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Widow's Lawsuit Blames Twitter For Rise of ISIS

Widow's Lawsuit Blames Twitter For Rise of ISIS

Dana Liebelson  01.14.2016
WASHINGTON -- Twitter "knowingly permitted" the Islamic State to use the social network to spread extremist propaganda, a lawsuit filed...
Attacking ISIS: Fighting a Mental Virus

Attacking ISIS: Fighting a Mental Virus

Bobby Azarian  01.13.2016
Just as organisms and their genes compete for survival in the environment and gene pool, ideas compete for survival inside brains. Famed...
Fact-Checking the Case Behind the Oregon Standoff

Fact-Checking the Case Behind the Oregon Standoff

Dallin Van Leuven  01.13.2016
Focusing on establishing an effective dialogue, rather than initiating an armed standoff based on widely-disseminated but highly inaccurate...
Two Months After the Attacks, Paris Stays Silent

Two Months After the Attacks, Paris Stays Silent

Oscar G. Lopez  01.13.2016
It seems that for the bars and restaurants of Paris, life is back to normal: young Parisians congregate at the terraces, smoking, drinking...
Obama: If You Doubt My Commitment To Punishing Terrorists, Ask Osama Bin Laden

Obama: If You Doubt My Commitment To Punishing Terrorists, Ask Osama Bin Laden

Nick Baumann  01.12.2016
In his final State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama rebutted critics who might doubt his commitment...
Turkey Suffers From Terrorism Because Erdogan Targets Political Opponents Instead

Turkey Suffers From Terrorism Because Erdogan Targets Political Opponents Instead

John A. Tures  01.12.2016
Erdogan's crackdown on political rivals coupled with a disproportionate number of bombings at Kurdish rallies and other parties makes you...
We Fear the Wrong Things

We Fear the Wrong Things

David G. Myers  01.12.2016
Why? Why do we fear flying, when, for most of us, the most dangerous part of our trip is the drive to the airport? Why do terrorist fears...
Drones and the Ethics of War

Drones and the Ethics of War

Tom Mockaitis  01.12.2016
The debate on drones may never be resolved, primarily because it is the wrong debate. Rather than focus on the morality of a weapons system,...
Turkey Is Being Torn Apart By ISIS Bombings And Kurdish Clashes

Turkey Is Being Torn Apart By ISIS Bombings And Kurdish Clashes

Nick Robins-Early  01.12.2016
The suicide bombing that killed 10 German tourists in the heart of Istanbul on Tuesday is the latest outburst in a nearly yearlong...
Here's Why We Shouldn't Immediately Freak Out When A Shooter Mentions ISIS

Here's Why We Shouldn't Immediately Freak Out When A Shooter Mentions ISIS

Nick Wing  01.11.2016
Law enforcement officials reported last week that the man who allegedly ambushed a Philadelphia police officer had declared his allegiance...

Terrorism and Insurance: What You Need to Know

Parker Beauchamp  01.11.2016
Whether it's TV, the newspaper or social news feeds, today's media coverage is a constant reminder of the violence and civil unrest around...
Bringing back the Dead: Why Pakistan Used the Jaish-e-Mohammad to Attack an Indian Airbase

Bringing back the Dead: Why Pakistan Used the Jaish-e-Mohammad to Attack an Indian Airbase

C. Christine Fair  01.11.2016
Bringing back the Dead: Why Pakistan Used the Jaish-e-Mohammad to Attack an Indian Airbase C. Christine Fair January 7, 2015 Most analysts...

India on Syria -- The Rising Power's Position on a Global Conflict

Kadira Pethiyagoda  01.11.2016
The Syrian Foreign Minister's visit to India this week underscores the growing multipolarity of the Middle East.