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How Do Afghans Debate Terrorism?

How Do Afghans Debate Terrorism?

Nushin Arbabzadah  06.10.2015
At the level of opinion leaders whose views trickle through the social media, Afghans' debates on terrorism reveal a strong ethnic prejudice....

Is it Time for Fast Track Atheist Security Checks at Airports?

Zoltan Istvan  06.10.2015
I can't help but wonder if I really have to wait in hour-plus lines since no atheist--so far as I can discover--has ever been accused of...
Pieces of Afghan Peace

Pieces of Afghan Peace

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam  06. 9.2015
Contrary to the principle of reconciliation, during the last decade the government's efforts have not resembled negotiations, but an offer...
Waging Jihad Against Extremists

Waging Jihad Against Extremists

Mohamed Elmenshawy  06. 9.2015
The word "Jihadists" does nothing to alienate thousands of would-be extremists seeking to join terrorist organizations; instead, it grants...
The Washington That Never Says No: Saudi Arabia Borrows U.S. Military to Kill Yemenis

The Washington That Never Says No: Saudi Arabia Borrows U.S. Military to Kill Yemenis

Doug Bandow  06. 6.2015
Apparently incapable of resisting the temptation to meddle in the Middle East, the Obama administration remains part of Saudi Arabia's...
Bomb Blast Rocks Market In Nigeria; Dozens Dead

Bomb Blast Rocks Market In Nigeria; Dozens Dead

AP  06. 5.2015
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the main market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Yola, killing 29 people...

How Crowdsourcing Can Help Us Fight ISIS

Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz  06. 5.2015
Current rhetoric from the White House would suggest there is resistance to notably altering the current US strategy to fight ISIS. But...
Boston Terror Suspect Wanted To 'Go After' The 'Boys In Blue'

Boston Terror Suspect Wanted To 'Go After' The 'Boys In Blue'

Michael McLaughlin  06. 3.2015
Usaamah Rahim, the suspected terrorist who authorities say wanted to behead a police officer, talked openly with a second suspect about...

Religious Stereotyping Is Bullying

Warren J. Blumenfeld  06. 3.2015
Fortunately, many good people of Phoenix -- Muslim and non-Muslim alike -- intervened against the stereotyping and the bullying perpetrated...

Boston Men Involved In Terror Probe Allegedly Planned To Behead Cop

Sebastian Murdock  06. 3.2015
A Massachusetts man fatally shot Tuesday by police was allegedly plotting with another man taken into custody to behead a police officer. Law...
Two Egyptian Tourism Police Killed In Rare Attack Near Pyramids

Two Egyptian Tourism Police Killed In Rare Attack Near Pyramids

Reuters  06. 3.2015
* Islamist militants often target police, army * Brotherhood says 4 leaders arrested this week * Man arrested...
Is It Called 'Terrorism' Or 'Violent Extremism'?

Is It Called 'Terrorism' Or 'Violent Extremism'?

Faisal J. Abbas  06. 3.2015
The two recent attacks on mosques in eastern Saudi Arabia can't be labeled as anything but evil acts of terrorism. Such a classification...
Can Religion Play a Positive Role in Politics?

Can Religion Play a Positive Role in Politics?

Muqtedar Khan  05.29.2015
As a Muslim intellectual living in the West, I have always marveled at the durability of the idea of secularism. For a civilization that...
Is a Death Sentence Really a Death Sentence?

Is a Death Sentence Really a Death Sentence?

Amanda Glassman  05.27.2015
As we struggle to delineate the upper limits of the United States justice system, ideas of human rights and financial concerns render the...