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How Trump Could Win It All

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I've been noticing that Democrats -- all the way up to and including Hillary Clinton herself -- seem to be awfully complacent about the possible outcomes of next year's presidential race. This could be dangerous, because nothing in politics is ever written in stone.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Have Surprising Reactions To Recent Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics


Obama Tells Americans Not To Panic About Terrorism Heading Into Holidays

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics

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It's Unclear If Paris Attackers Used Encryption. Lawmakers Are Still Fighting It.

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paris public prosecutor Francois Molins said on Wednesday that a cell phone found in a trash can outside the Bataclan concert hall belo...

The City of Light

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 11.17.2015 | World
Cheryl Carlesimo

I was lucky enough to spend half of my twenties studying film and working with the great French filmmaker, Eric Rohmer, in Paris. As Victor Hugo says, "if you study in Paris, you are born again there."

Let the French Take Mosul

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even if the French wholeheartedly embraced this plan, it's not going to happen overnight. And a lot of brave soldiers are going to die in the effort -- there is no getting around that. Whether this price is politically acceptable is up to the French people, really. It's for them to decide.

If Ever There Was a Case for Genuine Global Action in the Mideast, Destroying ISIS Is It

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 11.18.2015 | World
Graham E. Fuller

The present territory held by ISIS must revert to the state on whose territory it has operated. Yes, that means, for now, Syria's Assad regime.

After Paris: War Is Not What It Used to Be

Moisés Naím | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Moisés Naím

In reaction to the Paris massacre, French President François Hollande said, "[This] is an act of war ... committed by a terrorist army." Acts of war used to be the monopoly of nation-states. Obviously, that is no longer the case.

Quarrel Saves Couple From Paris Cafe Attack

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.16.2015 | World

We often hear about twists of fate that save people from tragedy, like travelers missing a flight that later meets with disaster. In the case ...

Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Reminds The World That 'Lovers Of Death' Never Succeed

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.14.2015 | World

After a series of terrorist attacks in Paris left more than a 100 people dead, a Charlie Hebdo cartoonist is reminding the world of the strength and g...

American In Paris: A Horror Story

Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Kiki Von Glinow

It's well past 2 a.m. now and our eyes are glued to the news. We've closed the curtains and I shake every time we hear a car go by, thinking about the Mumbai hotel attacks in 2008 that killed more than 160 and wounded hundreds.

What To Make of Terror in the Holy Month of Ramadan

Haras Rafiq | Posted 06.30.2015 | World
Haras Rafiq

Many Muslims have taken to social media to express their horror that ISIS is trying to portray Ramadan as a month for jihadist attacks, when it is traditionally a month of celebrating peace.

Mr. President, This Is The Greatest Threat Facing America

Jen Bawden | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Jen Bawden

I am worried, like everyone else, about government spending, unemployment, global economic crises, global warming, etc., but nothing scares me more th...

Charlie Hebdo: Deadliest Attack In France In 50 Years

HuffPost France | Alexandre Boudet | Posted 01.07.2015 | Media

12 people were killed on Wednesday when the offices of the weekly newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, were attacked. French President Francois Hollande calle...

Preventing Jihadi Johns & Saving Future James Foleys: Research on Combatting Homegrown Terrorism & Radicalization

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

New research finds that potential terrorists cannot be identified using a single socio-economic profile. Similarly, at the individual level, homegrown terrorists are not driven by just one or even a prevalent set of motivations.

Ryan J. Reilly

Video Shows It Can Take Just 2 Seconds To Hijack A Plane | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A video produced by anonymous airline employees is circulating around Capitol Hill, meant to show members of Congress that airplane cock...

NRC Probes Indian Point Security Lapses

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training.

Testimony Reveals Shocking Level of Pentagon Computer Errors Affecting 9/11 Legal Defense

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Air Force Col. Karen Mayberry, testifying in full uniform, at times looked almost embarrassed responding to questions from defense lawyers that verified the problems they'd been complaining to the military commissions about for months.

Last Hospitalized Boston Bombing Victim Discharged

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 09.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The last hospitalized Boston Marathon bombing victim hobbled gingerly on crutches and stopped to hug nurses, therapists and two rescuers bef...

From Strength to Strength

Sarri Singer | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Sarri Singer

Ten years ago somebody tried to murder me. Here I am today, celebrating this milestone of survival, watching the hustle and bustle of life going on in the exact spot where I was screaming, bloody and burnt by a terrorist.

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

Fort Hood Hero Claims Obama 'Betrayed' Her

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Fort Hood police sergeant Kimberly Munley told ABC News that President Barack Obama broke promises he made to take care of victims of the Novem...

Mitt Romney Tells Story Of Meeting Former Navy SEAL Who Was Later Killed In Libya

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

It seemed like a lighthearted, self-deprecating story at first, as Mitt Romney told a crowd of supporters in Van Meter, Iowa, Tuesday that he and his ...

Ex-Naval Officer Gets Prison Time For 9/11 Fraud

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A retired naval officer honored for helping rescue fellow Pentagon workers in the 2001 terrorist attack was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 y...

Andrea Stone

Is The Government Omitting Anti-Abortion Violence From Its Main Terrorism Database? | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's main database of global terrorism includes tens of thousands of attacks over the last seven years, a survey of ...