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A Daughter and Sister Remembers

Phil Hirschkorn  02. 6.2015
For 16 years, Edith Bartley has stood strong, the de facto spokeswoman for 11 U.S. families who suffered permanent loss in al-Qaeda's first...
White House Reveals New Strategy Against ISIS: Hope The Avengers Show Up

White House Reveals New Strategy Against ISIS: Hope The Avengers Show Up

Spencer Green  02. 6.2015
"We understand they have other things to do and are difficult to assemble but if Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk or any of them are...
Je Suis in Cyberspace, Reluctantly

Je Suis in Cyberspace, Reluctantly

Deborah J. Levine  02. 6.2015
The intensified urge to shoot the messenger has meant that journalists are becoming an endangered species. Do an internet search for the...
Bright Orange Jumpsuit -- An Emblem of Cruelty

Bright Orange Jumpsuit -- An Emblem of Cruelty

Liaquat Ali Khan  02. 6.2015
The bright orange jumpsuit is an authentic piece of evidence to demonstrate that the human species is going bonkers. Rule of law, constitutional...

An "Amen" for the President

Rev. Susan Russell  02. 5.2015
President Obama is evidently taking a ration of right-wing blow back for comments at today's National Prayer Breakfast comparing the heinous...

Don't Blame Religion for Violence

Nigel Barber  02. 5.2015
ISIS and their ilk are little more than the pirate communities of old. They may use religious rhetoric to rationalize their grisly crimes,...
The Evil and the Good

The Evil and the Good

Donna Gorman  02. 5.2015
It's hard to know what to say in the face of such senseless barbarism as the world witnessed this week, when ISIS released their video...
Tom Cotton Wants Terror Detainees To 'Rot In Hell'

Tom Cotton Wants Terror Detainees To 'Rot In Hell'

Michael McAuliff  02. 5.2015
WASHINGTON -- If new Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) had his way, the detainees at Guantanamo Bay would "rot in hell" instead of being held in...
How to React to Lone-Wolf Terror Attacks: A Lesson from Norway

How to React to Lone-Wolf Terror Attacks: A Lesson from Norway

Tom Engelhardt  02. 5.2015
In the wake of an "incident" that might have transformed any society, a madman's cold-blooded political slaughter of innocents, Norwegians,...
The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap

The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap

Matthew Harwood  02. 5.2015
There's a problem with the rising crescendo of alarm about lone wolves: most of it simply isn't true. There's nothing new about the "threat"...
Jordan, Vowing To Ramp Up War On ISIS, Faces Undercurrent Of Opposition And Extremism

Jordan, Vowing To Ramp Up War On ISIS, Faces Undercurrent Of Opposition And Extremism

Sophia Jones  02. 4.2015
AMMAN, Jordan -- The Islamic State group's brutal killing of a young Jordanian pilot has only emboldened the Hashemite Kingdom to expand...

How to Deal With ISIS

Frank A. Weil  02. 4.2015
If ISIS were surprised often enough by effective paramilitary incursions, we could tilt the scale of advantage quite quickly.

Charlie-Hebdo, France's Secularism, Islam, and Us All

Joseph Bahout  02. 4.2015
From now on, what will be at stake is no longer our future ability as Westerners to coexist on a planet scale with the "Muslim other" after...
Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Joseph V. Micallef  02. 4.2015
The practice of beheading, either as murder or as capital punishment, is not a particularly Islamic tradition, its persistence in Saudi...