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Friday Talking Points -- Following the Trump Whirlwind

Friday Talking Points -- Following the Trump Whirlwind

Chris Weigant  07.24.2015
Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous...

CVE in the US: More Harm Than Good

James Zogby  07.24.2015
While CVE is new, the idea of adopting programs and practices that may sound good but have no empirical justification, is tragically par...

Turkey Is Finally Doing Something Useful in the Fight Against ISIL

Daniel R. DePetris  07.24.2015
Before the United States dispatched its F-15's and F-16's over the skies of Iraq and Syria last fall, the administration worked furiously...
Grading the War on Terrorism

Grading the War on Terrorism

Lee H. Hamilton  07.24.2015
Much has changed for Americans since the start of the 21st century, but one constant has been the "War on Terrorism." This conflict continues...

In Iraq and Syria, Kurdistan Fighting ISIS Isn't Exactly Prince Charming

Anhvinh Doanvo  07.24.2015
It turns out that the Kurds aren't our perfect match. They will be no exception to the trend, with their massive human rights violations,...

FBI Director: ISIL Is 'Not Your Parent's al-Qaeda'

Aspen Institute  07.23.2015
When asked what keeps him up at night, Comey responded without hesitation, "What keeps me up at night probably these days is the ISIL threat...
Dylann Roof Wasn’t Charged With Terrorism Because He’s White

Dylann Roof Wasn’t Charged With Terrorism Because He’s White

Julia Craven  07.23.2015
  WASHINGTON -- Federal charges against Dylann Roof, who allegedly massacred nine people at a historically black church...

Surviving, Evading, Resisting and Escaping (SERE) Accountability

Mark Fallon  07.22.2015
The American Psychological Association's (APA) recent release of an internal investigation of possible ethics violations by APA members...
Franklin Graham and Christian Bigotry

Franklin Graham and Christian Bigotry

Kelly James Clark  07.20.2015
Our prejudices and bigotry require very little attention. Only radical Muslims make the news and peace-loving Muslims do not. Few of us...
Franklin Graham Should Worry About Radicalizing Right-Wing Christians, Not Muslims

Franklin Graham Should Worry About Radicalizing Right-Wing Christians, Not Muslims

Qasim Rashid  07.20.2015
In his July 17 Facebook post, Franklin Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, spewed unhinged...

Chattanooga Mourns, Prays and Hopes

Deborah J. Levine  07.20.2015
Whether it was terrorism or not, the traffic was fierce on Martin Luther King Boulevard as people flocked to the interfaith service at...
Ex-FBI Agent: Detroit Kids Could Be Radicalized By ISIS

Ex-FBI Agent: Detroit Kids Could Be Radicalized By ISIS

Kate Abbey-Lambertz  07.20.2015
  The potential for disenfranchised kids in Detroit to be radicalized by terrorist groups poses a "huge threat" to the city,...
Glenn Greenwald Questions If Chattanooga Shooting Was Terrorism

Glenn Greenwald Questions If Chattanooga Shooting Was Terrorism

Simon McCormack  07.20.2015
  In the first press conference that followed the killing of five service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday,...
Under Islamic State, Children Trained To Behead At An Early Age

Under Islamic State, Children Trained To Behead At An Early Age

Associated Press  07.19.2015
SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — The children had all been shown videos of beheadings and told by their trainers with the Islamic...