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Turks Held By The Islamic State: 'It Was A Fine Line Between Life and Death'

Turks Held By The Islamic State: 'It Was A Fine Line Between Life and Death'

Sophia Jones  09.26.2014
DALAKCI, Turkey -- They waited inside the consulate for days like sitting ducks until the masked invaders of the Islamic State finally...
NRA Mad House of Mirrors

NRA Mad House of Mirrors

09.26.2014
There are thirty gun deaths a day in America. I ache when I consider how many lives have been lost and ruined over senseless perverted...
Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade

Confronting ISIL: The Day and Decade "After"

09.26.2014
The international community is correctly determined to reverse the rise of ISIL by force. But ultimately armed conflict, counterterrorism...

Dick Cheney Blames Abraham Lincoln, Mother Teresa, and Kim Kardashian for the Rise of ISIS

09.26.2014
Whatever the reasons for Cheney's new mission to blame someone for the mess in Iraq and Syria, one thing is for certain: he won't stop...
Imagine a Yankees Fan Forced to Root for the Red Sox. That's Obama's ISIS Strategy

Imagine a Yankees Fan Forced to Root for the Red Sox. That's Obama's ISIS Strategy

09.26.2014
Any solution for destroying ISIS that fails to address the Sunni and Shia rivalry simply will not work. Bombs and arming rebel groups in...
Muslim Scholars To Islamic State: You Don't Understand Islam

Muslim Scholars To Islamic State: You Don't Understand Islam

Lauren Markoe  09.24.2014
WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 120 Muslim scholars from around the world joined an open letter to the “fighters and followers” of the Islamic...
Why the Fight Against ISIS Won't Be 'Another Iraq'

Why the Fight Against ISIS Won't Be 'Another Iraq'

09.24.2014
We all know how the 2003 Iraq War turned out. Today's Iraq syndrome could save us from a repeat of that debilitating war. In doing so,...
Don't Blame Multiculturalism or Islam for ISIL and Terrorism

Don't Blame Multiculturalism or Islam for ISIL and Terrorism

09.24.2014
Yes, religious extremism within Islam is a serious issue that motivates terrorist groups to commit atrocities, but a plethora of more relevant...
Jordan Acquits Radical Cleric Of Terror Charges

Jordan Acquits Radical Cleric Of Terror Charges

09.24.2014
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian court on Wednesday acquitted radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada — known for his fiery pro-al-Qaida...
Calm Settles On Washington As U.S. Bombs Syria

Calm Settles On Washington As U.S. Bombs Syria

Jennifer Bendery  09.23.2014
WASHINGTON -- Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East -- one with no specified time frame, no estimated...

After the Ceasefire: Injured Gazans Return to More Challenges

09.23.2014
After being transferred to Jordan, Maryam remained in intensive care for a week and endured two operations to remove the shrapnel from...

The Security Mom Myth Revisited

09.23.2014
The tragic and horrific acts by Islamic State, Russian aggression and the deepening crisis in Iraq are disturbing and contribute to a sense...
Life Sentence for Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Is Hardly 'Soft' on Terrorism

Life Sentence for Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Is Hardly 'Soft' on Terrorism

09.23.2014
Critics have expressed legitimate concerns about U.S. conspiracy law, saying it's too easy to convict some people accused of low-level...
New ISIS Appeal Erases Boundaries, Poses Challenge With Policing

New ISIS Appeal Erases Boundaries, Poses Challenge With Policing

09.23.2014
PARIS (AP) — The Islamic State group's call on Muslims to go after the "filthy French" and other Westerners multiplies already deep security...