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Can Utilizing Knowledge of Cults Help Us with Terrorist Groups?

Steven Hassan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Hassan

We will continue to see radical Islamist terror groups recruiting on our own soil if we don't equip children, parents and teachers with the tools to combat the phenomenon of cultism.

Rehabilitating Al Qaeda: Saudi Arabia, Mauritania, and Yemen

Alex Thurston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Thurston

How do Arab governments deal with Al Qaeda? Americans should pay attention to Arab counterterrorism strategies, because outcomes there will play a large role in shaping Al Qaeda's trajectory.

75 Guantanamo Prisoners Cleared for Release; 31 Could Leave Today

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

If the rationale for not releasing the Yemenis from Guantánamo was extended to the U.S. prison system, no prisoner would ever be released at the end of their sentence, because prison "might have radicalized" them.

Guantanamo As Hotel California: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like, But You Can Never Leave

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Prisoners who do not face ill-treatment on return to their homelands are still held, no matter how many times their release is approved by various representatives of the U.S. government.

Forgotten: The Second Anniversary of a Guantanamo Suicide

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Today, unnoticed in the Western media (although I can't vouch for the Arabic world) is the second anniversary of the death at Guantánamo -- apparently by suicide -- of Abdul Rahman al-Amri.