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Should We Torture Suspected Terrorists?

Paul Ekman | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Paul Ekman

The Republican candidate for the presidency has recommended torturing terrorist suspects. While former Vice President Dick Cheney was known to advocat...

Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h

The Media Must Stop Encouraging Terrorists

Marty Rudoy | Posted 07.17.2016 | Media
Marty Rudoy

Terrorists use the media to communicate with their followers, recruits and potential targets. The Western media is only too willing to be used. ISIS ...

Nice Truck Attack: Kamikaze Or Tet Offensive?

John A. Tures | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
John A. Tures

Is this latest terror wave a last gasp, or a game changer designed to rattle attackers?

Daniel Silva's THE BLACK WIDOW Is a Literary Powder Keg

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.08.2016 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper THE BLACK WIDOW by Daniel Silva ...

Seed Sowing For A Beloved Nation And World Community

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We are at another moment where we desperately need to see and hear strong faith voices for justice for children and to spread examples of interfaith, interracial, multi-ethnic communities rising together above all voices that threaten to divide us.

Terror in the Present and the Past

Alice O'Leary Randall | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Alice O'Leary Randall

Learning history will not solve the world's problems and despair is an appropriate response to recent events but it must be a temporary response. We must place our own time in context with others because that is how we advance, that is how things get better. There will always be terror that darkens our days but there is always light and nothing casts a brighter light than knowledge.

Ban the $100 Bill to Thwart Terrorists and Despots?

Russ Warner | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Russ Warner

Large denomination bills help facilitate the transfer and concealment of sizable amounts of money. Much of this illicit money can be stored offshore in international banks where it can be kept secure and hidden from the law.

THE CORDOBA CONNECTION Gives Insight Into the World of Muslim Americans

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 06.18.2016 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper THE CORDOBA CONNECTION by C. Terry Cline, Jr. THE CORDOBA CONNECTION is a new novel by C. Terry Cline,...

Why Aren't More People Upset Over The Terrorist Attack In Tel Aviv?

Rocco Papa | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Rocco Papa

When these two other attacks occurred, folks rushed to social media with words of support. It was cool and fashionable for people to show how distraught they were over those senseless acts of violence. The senseless act of violence the Israelis suffered, however, didn't catch on the same way.

Wake Up And Stop The Hate!

Terri Britt | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

"What about the families?" That's all I can think about since the brutal Orlando massacre over the weekend that killed 49 innocent victims at a LGBT n...

Stop Glorifying Killers and Terrorists!

L.E. Kalikow | Posted 06.14.2016 | Media
L.E. Kalikow

Killers and terrorists often revel in publicity. Why does the public need to know the names of every sicko that shoots someone or plants a bomb? Grant...

The Surreal June 8th Terror Attack in Tel-Aviv - Small Deatails

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

In the 2005 film "Paradise Now," two Palestinian friends get ready to commit a suicide attack in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The suicide bombers pretend they ar...

I Survived a Terrorist Attack And The Terrorist Wasn't Muslim

MuslimGirl | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion
MuslimGirl

Michelle, a dance teacher at the Mesa Arts Center, gently patted one of our students' arms, which was hurt because a boy had pulled it. I looked pointedly in his direction, scrunching my eyebrows sternly at him for deliberately hurting his classmate.

Do The Roots of Jihad Lie in The Quran?

Nabeel Qureshi | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion
Nabeel Qureshi

I had always been taught Islam was a religion of peace and that Muhammad was a kind, peaceful man, in fact the most perfect who ever lived. It took years of studying the sources to move away from the interpretations that the imams in my denomination had taught me.

Why We Should Abolish the Word "Terrorists" and What to Use Instead

Fabian Markl | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Fabian Markl

When we see, hear or use it, we often immediately feel like a victim ourselves. And if you consume the news every day, it's easy to become pessimistic, and that will affect your whole life.

Most Americans Say Torturing Suspected Terrorists Is Justifiable

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.30.2016 | Politics

In response to the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, Republican front-runner Donald Trump has called for expanding the use of waterboarding and mo...

Belgium Highlights the Nuclear Terrorism Threat and Security Measures to Stop it

Matthew Bunn | Posted 03.29.2016 | World
Matthew Bunn

At the fourth nuclear security summit this week, world leaders will discuss how to prevent ISIS and other terrorists from getting their hands on the ingredients of nuclear terror. And Belgium's prime minister might be the leader with the most to say. Since the 2014 summit, Belgium has suffered a number of suspicious and alarming activities at its nuclear sites. Fortunately, Belgium has shown that there are clear actions that can drastically reduce the risk.

Don't Let More Terror Make Us Terrible

Amy Crumpton | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Amy Crumpton

This is not a political piece I'm writing; it's a personal one. It's a prescription for individuals to cure the terminal hate infecting our world. It's heavy because my heart is breaking over the disintegration of our culture.

Why This Travel Lover Isn't Going To Europe Anytime Soon

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty

In the relative safety of my Los Angeles home, I awoke to the news of the terrorist bombings in Brussels and immediately readied myself for the usual ...

US Government Demanding Access to San Bernardino Terrorist's iPhone -- What If It Leads Back to a U.S. Ally?

Terry Strada | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics
Terry Strada

If the U.S. government obtains the information from the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, what will they do with the evidence if it points to Saudi Arabia or another U.S. ally? I fear that justice for the San Bernardino victims' families will follow the same fate of the 9/11 families and receive no help from those government officials who "know the truth."

Is Coffman Sorry He Called Obama a "Recruiting Tool" for Terrorists?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Republican Congressman from Aurora made the comment in response to Obama's claim that the U.S. military detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, known as GITMO, is cited by extremists in recruiting terrorists.

No, Donald Trump, We Won't Win the War on Terrorism With Bacon

John A. Tures | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East policy by telling a tale about General John Pershing killing Muslim terrorists in the Philippines with pork-laden bullets, which "solved the problem." Not only is the story unsubstantiated, but using pork products against Muslim terrorists doesn't work.

Apple's Forbidden Fruit

Randy Paul Oetinger | Posted 02.18.2016 | Politics
Randy Paul Oetinger

What if a builder invented a cost-effective way to allow typical buildings, like homes, to completely lock down in such a way that it would be impossible to enter without leveling the building and destroying the evidence?

In U.S. Congress: On Boko Haram and Good Governance in Africa

Yaa-Lengi Ngemi | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics
Yaa-Lengi Ngemi

African Great Lakes Region This past February 9, 2016, in the US House of Representatives, in the Capitol Visitor Center, we attended an "Africa ...