This robot slaughter drags us into a terrible feedback loop, where the US launches more drone attacks to deal with jihadism, which makes jihadism worse, which prompts more drone attacks, which makes jihadism worse -- and on and on.
The Right rejects all efforts by the center and left, Obama, European leaders or the United Nations, and ecumenical religious leader, to calm the storm and to appeal to Islamic moderates and isolate Islamists.
Whether it's their violent outlook, their views on women and gays, their hostility to knowledge and science, or their fear of pop culture, modern conservatives and jihadists are essentially cut from the same controlling, ideological cloth.
The rapturous quality of Sufi poetry continues to fascinate me, but the idea of loving and seeking God while listening to radical mullahs is deeply troubling. Prostration to God devoid of spirituality is no different from doing sit-ups.
Chomsky is trying to rescue crimes from the memory-hole, so we can remember them. In his new book, for example, he explains that Ronald Reagan -- the great hero of the American right -- was a champion of jihadism.
Enthralled by the economic opportunities of globalization, we are failing to manage the global crisis of cultures that is shattering social and political peace, and turning marginalized youth to violent extremism.
The Daily Star reports how Hezbollah was organizing 'Jihadi Tours' to the south of the country. This absence of an agreed common identity could be challenged by a process of greater interaction between Lebanon's various communities.
I hope we can remember the Muslim Senegalese man who raised the alarm about the smoking car, as well as the criminal who put it there. Muslims, like people of all religions, do good things and bad things.