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Boston Police Captain's Estranged Son Reportedly Arrested In FBI Terror Sting

Boston Police Captain's Estranged Son Reportedly Arrested In FBI Terror Sting

Ryan J. Reilly  07.13.2015
WASHINGTON -- A 23-year-old Massachusetts man who reportedly had a "history of mental illness" and was "obsessed with Islam" was arrested...
What Has Become of Syria?

What Has Become of Syria?

Daniel Raphael  07.13.2015
We can only hope that the war ends quickly and peace returns to Syria. As I write that statement I know it is idealistic and facile, for...
Is Terrorism Like a Cult?

Is Terrorism Like a Cult?

Marc Barnett  07.12.2015
Only once we concede that the "decapitation" strategy failed, and re-examine a long-term, not short-term, strategy that wrestles with these...
FBI Director Still Unsure If White Supremacist's Charleston Attack Was Terrorism

FBI Director Still Unsure If White Supremacist's Charleston Attack Was Terrorism

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 9.2015
WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey said Thursday he's still not sure whether the killings of nine African-Americans inside a church...
If You're Trying To Join ISIS Through Twitter, The FBI Probably Knows About It

If You're Trying To Join ISIS Through Twitter, The FBI Probably Knows About It

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 9.2015
WASHINGTON -- Twitter has been "very cooperative" with FBI agents looking into individuals affiliated with the Islamic State and other...
Confessions of a War Child: A Trilogy

Confessions of a War Child: A Trilogy

Chaker Khazaal  07. 9.2015
For the past three years, I have been writing a series of novels, published as a trilogy - Confessions of a War Child. As the final installment...
Fighting Back Together

Fighting Back Together

Simone Rodan-Benzaquen  07. 7.2015
To my Jewish friends, I want to say that I understand and share their fear and pain of seeing their country, France, stained again by anti-Semitism....

Early Detection Key for 'Lone Wolves' Acting in Behalf of ISIS

Anne Speckhard  07. 7.2015
The narrative that Islam, Islamic people and lands are under attack by the West has long been a narrative with al Qaeda and is now being...
Eric Holder: Edward Snowden Could Have Sparked 'Useful' Debate By Taking NSA Concerns To Congress

Eric Holder: Edward Snowden Could Have Sparked 'Useful' Debate By Taking NSA Concerns To Congress

Ryan J. Reilly  07. 7.2015
WASHINGTON -- Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden could have spurred a "useful" and necessary debate about government data collection...
Remaining Brit at Gitmo Highlights the Contradictions of Independence Day

Remaining Brit at Gitmo Highlights the Contradictions of Independence Day

Daphne Eviatar  07. 6.2015
While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and beach vacations, some prominent Brits were noting a certain...

Egypt Enforces Tough Media Restrictions

Magda Abu-Fadil  07. 6.2015
One can't blame journalists in Egypt for being confused about what they can (and can't) cover and what language to use in their reports,...
Deadly Suspected Boko Haram Bombings Hit Mosque And Restaurant In Nigeria

Deadly Suspected Boko Haram Bombings Hit Mosque And Restaurant In Nigeria

AP  07. 6.2015
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including...
Countering Violent Extremism and Bridging the Security-Development Gap

Countering Violent Extremism and Bridging the Security-Development Gap

Dr. Khalid Koser  07. 2.2015
There remains in many administrations a gap between those government agencies charged with security, and those with responsibility for...
Boko Haram Guns Down At Least 97 People Praying In Mosques In Nigeria, Official Says

Boko Haram Guns Down At Least 97 People Praying In Mosques In Nigeria, Official Says

AP  07. 2.2015
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during...