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Obama's Anti-Extremist Strategy Criticized As Wrongly Singling Out Muslims

Obama's Anti-Extremist Strategy Criticized As Wrongly Singling Out Muslims

Jaweed Kaleem  02.13.2015
As the White House prepares to host a three-day summit next week on countering violent extremism, many high-profile Muslim and religious...
Which Side Are You On?

Which Side Are You On?

Ethan Casey  02.13.2015
Those of us who would preserve and renew humane society must become as active and assertive as the terrorists and other bullies.
That Time a Famous Stranger Publicly Accused Me of Being a Terrorist -- and When My Mom Feared for My Life

That Time a Famous Stranger Publicly Accused Me of Being a Terrorist -- and When My Mom Feared for My Life

Atif Choudhury  02.13.2015
It's not every day a complete stranger publicly calls you a terrorist. A terrorist propagandist, to be precise. Nor is it every day that...
A French Leader Speaks for His Nation's Jews and His Nation

A French Leader Speaks for His Nation's Jews and His Nation

Abraham H. Foxman  02.13.2015
Why the reluctance of many democratic societies, in Europe and beyond, to recognize that anti-Semitism is the canary in the coal mine alerting...

An Earnest Mistake?

Clara Beyler  02.12.2015
Why is it that White House and Foggy Bottom officials felt obligated to twist themselves into contortions when the U.S. government initially...

Authorization to Use Military Force Against ISIS Is Too Broad

Jon Soltz  02.12.2015
The limits under Obama's proposed authorization are an important distinction, which we hope will carry on through future administrations....

9/11 Defendant Claims Ongoing Injuries From CIA Torture

Daphne Eviatar  02.12.2015
Walter Ruiz, Mustafa Ahmed Adam al Hawsawi's lawyer and a former Navy commander, told the court that Hawsawi's treatment needs stem from...
UN Police, International Crime and Terrorism

UN Police, International Crime and Terrorism

Stefan Feller  02.12.2015
The links between transnational organized crime, extremism and terrorism undermines governance structures. This nexus thus needs to be...

Can Islam Be Reformed?

Akbar Ganji  02.11.2015
The many problems that Muslim masses and Islamic countries have been grappling with, coupled with the terrorism perpetrated by radical...

ISIL Reminds Us Who Joins Terrorist Organizations and Why

Joe Navarro  02.11.2015
The purpose of terrorism is, of course, to terrorize, and they are succeeding at that. Hundreds of thousands have now fled Iraq and Syria...
Muslims Should Live, Not Die, In America

Muslims Should Live, Not Die, In America

Ethan Casey  02.11.2015
It's all too predictable that some Muslims, as tragically disturbed and misguided as alleged Chapel Hill killer Craig Stephen Hicks seemingly...

UAE Embarks on Global Campaign to Market Its Brand of Autocracy

James Dorsey  02.11.2015
The United Arab Emirates has embarked on an all-out effort to broaden its regional influence and achieve global acceptance of its autocratic...

Who Stands with Nigerians?

Daniel Raphael  02.10.2015
Boko Haram has been waging a ruthless war in the goal of establishing an Islamic Caliphate in the region. We hear about ISIS, a group which...
Crimes of the 'Sweep It All Up' Era

Crimes of the 'Sweep It All Up' Era

Tom Engelhardt  02.10.2015
As was said over and over again at that moment, 9/11 "changed everything." That meant they felt themselves freed to do all the mad things...