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The Foley Murder: Reading Between the Lines

The Foley Murder: Reading Between the Lines

08.22.2014
If the slaughter of over 1,000 Iraqi soldiers, 700 Syrian tribesmen, and the potential massacre of tens of thousands of Yazidis did not...
Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

Honor Journalist James Foley: Don't Watch the Video

08.20.2014
If the early reports are correct and journalist James Foley was, in fact, executed by ISIS, you can honor him -- and not play into the...
'Muslims Condemning Things' Tumblr Answers A Question That Should Be Obvious

'Muslims Condemning Things' Tumblr Answers A Question That Should Be Obvious

Yasmine Hafiz  08.20.2014
The Islamic State, the militant group formerly known as ISIS, claims that it is restoring the Islamic Caliphate in an attempt to confer...
Saudi's Top Islamic Leader: Islamic State And Al-Qaeda Are 'Enemy Number One Of Islam'

Saudi's Top Islamic Leader: Islamic State And Al-Qaeda Are 'Enemy Number One Of Islam'

08.19.2014
RIYADH, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik, the highest religious authority in the country, said...
Are Wildlife Declines Fueling Slavery And Armed Conflict?

Are Wildlife Declines Fueling Slavery And Armed Conflict?

08.19.2014
Crashing wildlife populations and social conflict are frightening enough on their own, so you could be forgiven for finding connections...
Islamic State Threatens To Attack Americans In New Video

Islamic State Threatens To Attack Americans In New Video

08.18.2014
BAGHDAD, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes...

Saudi Contrition Fighting Terrorism: Much Too Little, Much Too Late

08.18.2014
Has Washington continued be lulled into silence by the millions of Saudi contributions to myriad Beltway think tanks and their lobbying...
67 Years of Independence: Pakistan's Past and Present

67 Years of Independence: Pakistan's Past and Present

08.15.2014
Despite the perpetual obstacles that Pakistan encounters, the citizens of the nation find a way to stand back up. Only if tolerance is...
Will the Middle East Achieve Peace Out of Conflict?

Will the Middle East Achieve Peace Out of Conflict?

08.15.2014
For the Middle East, ISIS represents a past that it desperately wants to leave behind.

FBI Infiltration Of 9/11 Defense Continues To Delay Guantanamo Trial

08.14.2014
Four months after defense lawyers first told a Guantanamo military commission that they'd learned the FBI was spying on their colleagues,...

Judge Puts 9/11 Case Back Together Again

08.13.2014
After unexpectedly deciding to split the 9/11 case into two trials last month, a military commission judge reversed himself and decided...
Is There a Nonviolent Response to ISIS?

Is There a Nonviolent Response to ISIS?

08.12.2014
In the case of the Islamic State, the question we need to ask is: What can we do to make things right? What can we do to protect the vulnerable?...
That September Morning

That September Morning

08.12.2014
Every year, this day sneaks up on me, like a wedding or Christmas. That underlying stress I can't put my finger on until it arrives and...
Idealism + Self-Interest = US Support for Israel

Idealism + Self-Interest = US Support for Israel

08.12.2014
In fact, Americans' ability to tell right from wrong and democrat from dictator best explains America's pro-Israel policy, which advances...