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Writing History Before It Happens

Writing History Before It Happens

Tom Engelhardt  05.19.2015
Remind me who, even among opponents and critics of the Bush administration's invasion of Iraq, ever imagined that the decision to take...
How Pakistan's Energy Crisis Fuels Terrorism

How Pakistan's Energy Crisis Fuels Terrorism

Michael Hughes  05.18.2015
Some find it hard to believe that energy scarcity might be the country's greatest security threat. Yet electricity shortages have directly...
Top ISIS Leader In Syria Killed In U.S. Raid

Top ISIS Leader In Syria Killed In U.S. Raid

Reuters  05.16.2015
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, May 16 (Reuters) - U.S special forces killed a man identified as a senior Islamic State leader during a raid into Syria,...

The ISIS Strategy to 'Seize Rome' Unfolds

Kevin Price  05.15.2015
ISIS successes have exceeded the expectations of virtually everyone, but this pronouncement had a ring of hubris to it. How in the world...

The Marriage of War and Disney

Tom Engelhardt  05.14.2015
The idea that we were now in an eternal "wartime" became part of the post-9/11 atmosphere. At the same time, George W. Bush famously called...

Thinking the Unthinkable: Coming to Grips with Islamic State

James Dorsey  05.14.2015
It's almost a year since a US-led coalition launched air strikes and increased support of Iraqi and Kurdish military forces in a bid to...
Countering Violent Extremism -- Put Youth at the Center of the Narrative

Countering Violent Extremism -- Put Youth at the Center of the Narrative

Erik Solheim  05.14.2015
Kenya is preparing to host a summit to counter violent extremism in June 2015. A timely and vital initiative by a country reeling from...
They Know Everything About You (Video Part 1)

They Know Everything About You (Video Part 1)

Robert Scheer  05.13.2015
"For Democracy, privacy is the ball game." That is the opening sentence of my latest book, They Know Everything About You, and it is highly...

Culture Under Threat: Fighting Terrorist Financing in the Middle East

Deborah Lehr  05.12.2015
While the world shares in our responsibilities, Americans' global leadership, and many of our citizens' culpability in the illicit trade,...

A Model for Moderate Muslims

Stephen Schwartz  05.11.2015
Continuing terrorism by Islamist radicals in the Middle East, Europe, and the U.S has led numerous commentators to argue for solutions...

Broadcast Meet Tackles Terrorism, Policies, Challenges

Magda Abu-Fadil  05. 9.2015
A conference aimed at mitigating hate speech, radicalism, and violence that plague Arab broadcast media took the bull by the horns this...

The Difficulty of Predicting ISIS and Al Qaeda 'Stay and Act in Place' Attacks

Anne Speckhard  05. 8.2015
The speed by which today's terrorists radicalize into extremist mindsets and take lethal action is mind-boggling and presents a nightmare...
Central African Nation Bans Muslim Women From Wearing Full-Face Veils

Central African Nation Bans Muslim Women From Wearing Full-Face Veils

Religion News Service  05. 5.2015
(RNS) Congo-Brazzaville, a Central African nation, has banned women from wearing a full-face veil in public, saying it wanted to prevent...
In America Hate Speech Rightly Is Free Speech

In America Hate Speech Rightly Is Free Speech

Brian Levin, J.D.  05. 4.2015
As thoroughly disgusting and hurtful as I may find Pamela Geller's views to be, she is totally correct that neither governments nor bullets...