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Nigerian President Pledges 'Total War' Against Terrorists

Nigerian President Pledges 'Total War' Against Terrorists

05.29.2014
ABUJA, May 29 (Reuters) - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan said on Thursday he had ordered "a full-scale operation to put an end...
Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

Ashley Alman  05.28.2014
Edward Snowden recalled his own experience on Sept. 11, 2001, to express his understanding of terrorism in an interview Wednesday with...
The New 9/11 Museum and The Nature of Evil: Needs for Larger Contexts and Questions

The New 9/11 Museum and The Nature of Evil: Needs for Larger Contexts and Questions

05.27.2014
My sister, Karen, died on 9/11, working at the World Trade Center; and hence, I visited the new Museum, which opened this week, with...
Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

Obama Isn't Weak, He's Simply Emulating Reagan

05.27.2014
Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when...

What Happened at UC Santa Barbara Was 'An Apparent Suicide Attack'

05.27.2014
As someone who's covered political violence overseas, it's clear to me that as Americans, we need to change our vocabulary. We have one...
House Rejects Bid To End The Endless War On Terror

House Rejects Bid To End The Endless War On Terror

Michael McAuliff  05.22.2014
WASHINGTON -- With U.S. forces leaving Afghanistan and gone from Iraq, Congress reaffirmed America's endless war Wednesday, with the House...

When Fanaticism Makes Sense: Nabil Ayouch on Horses of God

05.22.2014
It's easy to condemn the actions of suicide bombers, but it's much harder to understand why people embrace such toxic philosophies in the...
Guantanamo Defense Lawyers In 9/11 Trial Aren't Under FBI Investigation, DOJ Tells Court

Guantanamo Defense Lawyers In 9/11 Trial Aren't Under FBI Investigation, DOJ Tells Court

Ryan J. Reilly  05.21.2014
WASHINGTON -- The FBI isn't investigating any lawyers defending accused Sept. 11 plotters on trial at the Guantanamo military detention...
An Agreement That Never Should Have Happened Is Declared Unconstitutional

An Agreement That Never Should Have Happened Is Declared Unconstitutional

05.21.2014
An Argentinian Federal Court declared null the Memorandum of Understanding that Argentina and Iran had signed in January 2013 to jointly...

Pakistan's Generals Leery of Modi's Rise in India

05.19.2014
Although Pakistan's political leaders have expressed optimistic sentiments with respect to the election of the right-wing Narendra Modi...

Another Terrorism Conviction, Another Reminder It's Time to Close Guantanamo

05.19.2014
The claim that dozens of men at Guantanamo cannot be tried in the United States and are also too dangerous to release to another country...
The African Women's Education Terror Antidote

The African Women's Education Terror Antidote

05.16.2014
Despite a certain degree of activism by some women leaders, the progress of girls' education across Africa still lags behind that of boys...
India v. Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi's Election as Prime Minister Really Means

India v. Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi's Election as Prime Minister Really Means

05.16.2014
Narendra Modi's victory needs to be understood beyond the two commonly heard positions we have heard these past few months leading up to...

Nigerian Army Abuse Is Making It Difficult to #BringBackOurGirls

05.15.2014
The deployment of Special Operations Forces from the United States would be appropriate if the operation was conducted unilaterally and...