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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...
Extremist Attacks Put Egypt On Edge, And State Propaganda Isn't Helping

Extremist Attacks Put Egypt On Edge, And State Propaganda Isn't Helping

Sophia Jones  07. 2.2015
ISTANBUL -- Dozens of images showing mangled, bloodied corpses flashed across television screens and filled Facebook timelines and Twitter...
Symbols and Cymbals Mark Fourth of July

Symbols and Cymbals Mark Fourth of July

Gary Stein  07. 2.2015
You can climb a pole and yank down a flag, but the culture of racism and hatred will still be there. On the flip side, you can sew a U.S....
KKK Posing as Victim of

KKK Posing as Victim of "Cultural Genocide"

Warren J. Blumenfeld  07. 1.2015
For literally decades, calls have gone out by civil and human rights advocates to remove of the battle flag of the Confederacy from public...
ISIS Threatens To Topple Hamas In Gaza

ISIS Threatens To Topple Hamas In Gaza

Reuters  07. 1.2015
CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms,...
Dozens Killed In Egypt's North Sinai In Attacks Claimed By ISIS

Dozens Killed In Egypt's North Sinai In Attacks Claimed By ISIS

Reuters  07. 1.2015
By Yusri Mohamed and Ahmed Hassan ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO July 1 (Reuters) - Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and...
94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

Taryn Finley  07. 1.2015
UPDATE: This piece has been updated to reflect recent church burnings that have occurred in the week since the shooting in Charleston....

Journalism Is Red in Tooth and Claw

Nigel Barber  06.30.2015
If it bleeds, it leads is a truism of news coverage. We all sympathize with the victims of senseless violence, and their families, because...

This July Fourth: A New Push for Freedom From Terror

Ahmed Charai  06.30.2015
In the short term, American security measures should be tightened, to be sure. And the U.S. can more closely cooperate with the security...
A Gulf of Conviction

A Gulf of Conviction

Mohammed Fairouz  06.30.2015
The world today is a supremely dangerous place for the United States and it's friends. And it's likely to get worse before it gets worse....
Germany, the UK and the US: Beacon of Hypocrisy

Germany, the UK and the US: Beacon of Hypocrisy

David Oualaalou  06.29.2015
To put the arrest of Mansour and the collaboration between Egypt and Germany in context, one needs to understand that Egypt's government...
Why the State Sponsors of Terrorism List Has So Little to Do With Terrorism

Why the State Sponsors of Terrorism List Has So Little to Do With Terrorism

Dennis Jett  06.29.2015
President Obama made history when he removed Cuba from the list of countries that are sponsors of terrorism, but not for the reason one...

5 Fallacies Poisoning U.S. Politics

Hal Donahue  06.29.2015
The last thirty years have seen private sector dominance of government. The results are disastrous and clearly seen. Tax codes and laws...