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Why India and Pakistan Are Always Fighting -- Explained

Why India and Pakistan Are Always Fighting -- Explained

09.12.2014
To understand the scope of this challenge, the NSA tapped Modi's phone (without a court order, of course) to listen into his conversation...

Thirteen Years Later -- Here We Go Again!

09.12.2014
One can only wonder when we'll ever learn. Wars fought in vengeance can only lead to more war. The impulse to strike back without any comprehension...
Tulsi Gabbard Wants Europeans To Apply For Visas Because Of 'Danger' Of Islamic Terrorists

Tulsi Gabbard Wants Europeans To Apply For Visas Because Of 'Danger' Of Islamic Terrorists

By BRADLEY KLAPPER  09.12.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democrat wants to suspend British, French and German citizens from visa-free travel to the U.S. because of...
ISIL's Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped

ISIL's Abuse of Women and Girls Must Be Stopped

09.12.2014
Such viciousness against innocents exposes ISIL's blatant rejection of the most basic progress we have made as a community of nations and...
Australia Raises Terrorism Threat Level

Australia Raises Terrorism Threat Level

09.12.2014
SYDNEY, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Australia raised its terror threat level to 'high' from 'medium' on Friday, saying there was an increased...

A College President's Visit to Israel: The Unshakeable Sense of Home

09.11.2014
Through the years the residents of Israel have grown to accept security dangers because this is where they want to be. Life must be lived,...
Fighting the Islamic State: What About the Day After?

Fighting the Islamic State: What About the Day After?

09.11.2014
Decades of entrenched autocratic mismanagement and abusive rule in the Middle East and North Africa cannot be erased overnight. Similarly,...

The Terrorist Connection

09.11.2014
Experts pretty much agree that military action alone won't put an end to terrorist movements such as the Islamic State. What else can be...
Remember the Photos on My Father's Prison Walls

Remember the Photos on My Father's Prison Walls

09.11.2014
Yesterday, on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, I received an email from my father saying that the photos affixed to the walls...
9/11: On Terror, Grief and Forgetting

9/11: On Terror, Grief and Forgetting

09.11.2014
What 9/11 did to us as a nation is solidify tensions of Brown/Black bodies carrying terror. From the security line to workplace to college...
Gun Bans a Safe Haven for Killers

Gun Bans a Safe Haven for Killers

09.11.2014
Recently Panera Bread released a notice that they will be banning guns within all their restaurants. Although I understand the concern...
Thirteen Years After 9/11: Justice Eludes Us At Great Cost

Thirteen Years After 9/11: Justice Eludes Us At Great Cost

09.11.2014
After spending a week at Guantánamo Bay serving as an Observer for the latest 9/11 Military Commissions proceedings, my overarching impression...

13 Years On, Our Choice Is Between America and Fear

09.11.2014
Minimizing risk at reasonable cost is the action of a sensible man or nation. Trying to eliminate all risk at any cost -- not only financial,...
How I Remember 9/11

How I Remember 9/11

09.11.2014
My first memory of 9/11/01 is that it was a gorgeous, late summer day in New York. We had been in our new home just a few weeks, and everything...