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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

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...

Workplace Heroism

05.14.2014
On November 25, 2008 a group of Islamic terrorists invaded and lay siege to the building all employees and guests of the Taj Mahal Palace...

The GOP's Benghazi Witch Hunt

05.13.2014
Republicans have only one goal: to turn this tragedy into a scandal. Their relentless campaign to use the events in Benghazi to score cheap...

A Cultural Reverie on the New 9-11 Memorial Museum

05.13.2014
The lower Manhattan site has been cleaned up and a new mega-skyscraper has risen from the rubble. Not yet so for the American psyche.
Public Hysteria Over Boko Haram May Be Counterproductive

Public Hysteria Over Boko Haram May Be Counterproductive

05.12.2014
Hillary Clinton's logic was good at the time, and she made the correct decision by not pronouncing Boko Haram as a terrorist group -- even...
Report: New York Police Recruiting Muslim Informants

Report: New York Police Recruiting Muslim Informants

05.11.2014
NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) - New York City police have been recruiting immigrants, most of them Muslims, in the years following the attacks...
Boko Haram Is Not New

Boko Haram Is Not New

05.11.2014
The recent kidnapping of 300 girls in northern Nigeria has rightly ignited a fresh firestorm of concern about Boko Haram. We must be grateful...
New Details Of U.S. Secret Ops Revealed By Yemen Shooting

New Details Of U.S. Secret Ops Revealed By Yemen Shooting

05.10.2014
The kidnappers pulled up in a pickup truck outside the Taj barbershop in an upscale neighborhood here in the Yemeni capital. One held an...

#TalkAboutOurBoys: Why the Murder of 59 Schoolboys Should Matter To You

05.10.2014
In February of this year Boko Haram, the group responsible for kidnapping 276 Nigerian girls and threatening to sell them into slavery,...

Understanding the Historical Roots of Boko Haram

05. 9.2014
There is no doubt that the current Nigerian government has displayed some high degree of ineptitude when it comes to dealing with the problem...

Yemen Urgently Needs a Lifeline: My Trip Report from Sana'a

05. 9.2014
This week in Yemen - with foreign reporters getting deported and the blood of dead Yemeni soldiers staining the grounds of the presidential...