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No Silver Lining After San Bernardino

Cody Lyon | Posted 12.09.2016 | New York
Cody Lyon

This country has changed since 9/11. And the high powered rifles that enabled the extremist fueled act of terrorism in California are just one ingredient to a perfect cocktail that includes all that's ugly in America today.

Coming to Terms With Islam's Contradictions

Ken Chitwood | Posted 11.14.2016 | Religion
Ken Chitwood

The uncomfortable truth is that essentialized conceptualizations that say "Islam = violence" or "Islam = peace" are insensitive to the alterations and negotiations that characterizes lived Islam in interaction with myriad Muslim constituencies and non-Muslim actors.

Sophia Jones

For Survivors Of Islamic State Raid, The Nightmare Continues | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.24.2015 | World

AL AOUR, Egypt –- In the dead of night, there was a pounding at the door and a scream. It was members of the Islamic State, who had come to kidnap a...

Sorry, But Bird Flu Bioterrorism Is Much Harder Than It Sounds

Scott Thill | Posted 03.25.2012 | Science
Scott Thill

It may be more of an existential threat than current global pandemics like AIDS or climate change, but it doesn't make it a workable bioweapon.

Bombers and Boomers: Everyone's Angry at the US Government

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

It seems like Americans, from Faisal Shahzad to the Hutaree Christian militia group, are addicted to solving problems by the violent marginalization of individuals and groups. And they sure do like their weapons.