American's short attention span hops from critical issues to trivialities with the delicate ease of an Olympic gymnast. Our tendency to be drawn into...
Dear Juan, sorry to hear you got fired by NPR for saying on Fox that you get nervous when you see Muslims on a plane with you. But there's more to this -- and some important things that everyone is missing.
There will be more terrorist attacks on American soil in the future and some will succeed. This is the world that we live in. As for New York, buildings will built and knocked down, babies will be born and people will die and the New York will continue to thrive.
Democrats need to realize that they do not presently have a mandate for a reprise of the New Deal or Great Society. Voters want practical solutions to their all too real problems.
The high-profile actions of the few are overshadowing a trend that is capturing the many: the emergence of an American Muslim civic identity.
The current Whistleblower Protection Act is a fraud that, ironically, is the primary reason would-be whistleblowers remain silent observers. Politicians need to stop stalling the restoration of a credible WPA. Delays could be deadly for Americans.
Being an ethnic Pashtun played a far larger role than jihad -- it is what made Shahzad increasingly delusional and angry at the US campaign in Afghanistan and the drone attacks in Pakistan.
If anyone is inclined to think that life in America might have driven Faisal Shahzad, Najbullah Zazi and David Coleman Headley to their radical agendas, think again.
The total lack of attention and concern in response to a recent attack on a mosque in Jacksonville, Florida reveals a troubling double standard in how we address terrorism in this nation.
There is a troubling trend in this nation -- a concerted, conscious effort to stoke the qualms of many with a great divide that is once again pitting a proverbial 'us' against 'them'.
Hey Starbucks, forget about the swine flu and make more than your logo green -- make your stores green as well.
Here's the other bubble on the verge of bursting: our conviction that the anger is simply "over there." For years, European governments have faced the challenge of home-grown radicals. Only now is the US waking up to this reality.
As with any profession, there is a wide range of talent, skills, and experience in the terrorist world ranging from incompetent amateurs to extremely ...
The Pakistani Taliban now seems willing to give up operational control and experience in order to increase the chances of a successful attack, even if that attack is significantly smaller than before.
The crude logic that on whomever's soil a would-be terrorist gets 'training' is a legitimate target for American intimidation and/or occupation points to a nightmare of endless interventions.
Why is Bloomberg -- who in his two terms as mayor ceded virtually all law enforcement authority to NYPD Commissioner Kelly -- now becoming a Terrorism Tough Guy?