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'Jihad Jane' May Get Life Sentence For Plot To Kill Cartoonist

'Jihad Jane' May Get Life Sentence For Plot To Kill Cartoonist

01. 6.2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" online and plotted to kill a Swedish artist was sentenced Monday...
Enduring Wound: Celebrating the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Enduring Wound: Celebrating the Massacre at Wounded Knee

01. 2.2014
The American government had signed several treaties with the American Indians on the plains, promising them food, supplies and protection...

Leggo My Flashcards!

12.31.2013
It is better to focus on what people are doing and carrying, rather than what language they are speaking, learning, or what they look like,...

NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation

12.31.2013
If we are so smart why are we so dumb? I am referring to the "intelligence" that our spy agencies have gathered at great cost in both massive...
A History of 'Fear'

A History of 'Fear'

12.30.2013
Hyping fear that results in profit and political power unfortunately has a long history in the United States. Mass hysteria against imagined...
California Man Pleads Guilty To Terror Count

California Man Pleads Guilty To Terror Count

12.27.2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who used the Internet and Facebook to connect with al-Quaida pleaded guilty Friday to a federal terrorism...

Too Much Data, Too Little Analysis

12.26.2013
At times, I have felt like a lonely voice crying in the wilderness, but in truth, there is a growing chorus of others who are concerned...

What to Do Next About Syria

12.26.2013
It didn't take long for the Syrian rebel Supreme Military Council to unload on the U.S. and U.K. as co-conspirators in a scheme to hand...
Can Democrats and Jihadists Coexist in Tunisia?

Can Democrats and Jihadists Coexist in Tunisia?

12.26.2013
While Tunisia has been spared the large-scale human rights abuses and chaotic turmoil of the other post-Arab Spring states, a growing al...
Kidnapped American Asks Obama To Negotiate For His Release

Kidnapped American Asks Obama To Negotiate For His Release

12.26.2013
A U.S. government contractor who was abducted by terrorists in Pakistan more than two years ago has appeared in a new video, The Washington...

Paying Attention to Protect Us

12.19.2013
After spending a day providing mindfulness training for U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection officers at a major U.S. port of entry, I see...

Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men: Remembering Ambassador Chris Stevens

12.19.2013
It is said that war is a failure of diplomacy. It is. But the assassination of a humane and intelligent diplomat is an even greater default,...

9/11 Case Stalls for Mental Competency Hearing

12.19.2013
After Ramzi Bin al Shibh four times objected in court this week to the noisiness of his prison cell at night, the judge presiding over...

McCarthyism in Korea?

12.17.2013
North Korea's influence in South Korea has declined -- from an already low point -- and yet the South Korean government has reacted as...