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Don't Blame Religion for Violence

Don't Blame Religion for Violence

Nigel Barber  02. 5.2015
ISIS and their ilk are little more than the pirate communities of old. They may use religious rhetoric to rationalize their grisly crimes,...
The Evil and the Good

The Evil and the Good

Donna Gorman  02. 5.2015
It's hard to know what to say in the face of such senseless barbarism as the world witnessed this week, when ISIS released their video...
Tom Cotton Wants Terror Detainees To 'Rot In Hell'

Tom Cotton Wants Terror Detainees To 'Rot In Hell'

Michael McAuliff  02. 5.2015
WASHINGTON -- If new Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) had his way, the detainees at Guantanamo Bay would "rot in hell" instead of being held in...
How to React to Lone-Wolf Terror Attacks: A Lesson from Norway

How to React to Lone-Wolf Terror Attacks: A Lesson from Norway

Tom Engelhardt  02. 5.2015
In the wake of an "incident" that might have transformed any society, a madman's cold-blooded political slaughter of innocents, Norwegians,...
The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap

The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap

Matthew Harwood  02. 5.2015
There's a problem with the rising crescendo of alarm about lone wolves: most of it simply isn't true. There's nothing new about the "threat"...
Jordan, Vowing To Ramp Up War On ISIS, Faces Undercurrent Of Opposition And Extremism

Jordan, Vowing To Ramp Up War On ISIS, Faces Undercurrent Of Opposition And Extremism

Sophia Jones  02. 4.2015
AMMAN, Jordan -- The Islamic State group's brutal killing of a young Jordanian pilot has only emboldened the Hashemite Kingdom to expand...

How to Deal With ISIS

Frank A. Weil  02. 4.2015
If ISIS were surprised often enough by effective paramilitary incursions, we could tilt the scale of advantage quite quickly.

Charlie-Hebdo, France's Secularism, Islam, and Us All

Joseph Bahout  02. 4.2015
From now on, what will be at stake is no longer our future ability as Westerners to coexist on a planet scale with the "Muslim other" after...
Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Islamic State: Terror as a Media Strategy

Joseph V. Micallef  02. 4.2015
The practice of beheading, either as murder or as capital punishment, is not a particularly Islamic tradition, its persistence in Saudi...

Review: The Road to Damascus

Isa Freeling  02. 4.2015
The Road to Damascus takes place in the not-too-distant future, giving us a glimpse in to the harsh possibilities that we seem to come...

Want World Peace? Focus on Two Simple Things

Rana Florida  02. 4.2015
The state of the world got more gruesome yesterday with the barbaric killing of Lieutenant Muath al-Kasabeh. In a video released by the...
How to Win the Ideological Battle Against Extremism

How to Win the Ideological Battle Against Extremism

Daoud Kuttab  02. 4.2015
To fight ideological extremism in the Middle East the main starting point must be youth. It is vitally important that Arab/Muslim youth...
Convicted Terrorist Claims Saudis Were Involved In 9/11

Convicted Terrorist Claims Saudis Were Involved In 9/11

CNN  02. 4.2015
New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al...
'Shoe Bomber' Says Islamic Law Allowed Failed Attack

'Shoe Bomber' Says Islamic Law Allowed Failed Attack

Reuters  02. 3.2015
By Alex Dobuzinskis Feb 3 (Reuters) - More than 13 years after his failed attempt to blow up a passenger plane with explosives...