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Shining Lights

Paula Gordon | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The human animal is, quite reasonably, afraid of the dark. When living in it, we seek light. In accepting the reality of Nelson Mandela's death, my sad heart is drawn to the light of hope he offers us all: history will be what we make of it.

GONE Is Good

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.30.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The stories concerning New York City Detective Michael Bennett are among the most popular James Patterson has written. Now with number six in the seri...

The Psycho Logic of Drones

Kelly James Clark | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
Kelly James Clark

The logic of drones seems impeccable. A bad guy is killed without collateral damage and with no loss of U.S. life. If only it were so.

A Taste of Terror: Kenya's Westgate Attack

Kiva Zip | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kiva Zip

Pictured: Man performing Muslim prayers while waiting for the terrorist siege to end The media hype may be winding down but many of us here in Kenya...

Friday Talking Points -- Shutdown Follies

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I have to admit -- I never thought John Boehner was stupid enough to shut the government down over Obamacare. Shows what I know, right? Sigh.

Marathon Bombing Suspect Wants Prison Restrictions Lifted

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.03.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge Wednesday to lift restrictions placed on him in ...

Rolling Stone Cover of Tsarnaev: How a Face Can Divide a Nation

Selina Wang | Posted 09.21.2013 | College
Selina Wang

The controversial cover photo revealed how narrow-minded and virulent the online community can be -- before even reading an article.

What I Will Tell My Unborn Child About the Boston Bombings

Natalie Thomas | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Natalie Thomas

Eventually, when she's old enough, I'll tell her about that dreaded day in Boston. But my focus will be on the citizens, runners, emergency workers and bystanders -- all everyday heroes, who made (and make) Boston an amazing place to call home.

Is the War on Terror Worth the Price?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

When one considers how completely out of whack our defense budget is in the post 9/11 age of perpetual war, the cuts will still leave us with a military budget that dwarfs all other countries combined.

New TSA PreCheck: Elitist, Confusing, Mysterious, Maddening

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

If you are under 12 or over 75--in like Flynn. No worries. No more long TSA security lines involving taking off your shoes or taking out your laptop...etc... But for the rest of us flyers, it's a secret new "E-ZPass" program of sorts: "Managed Inclusion" is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, to paraphrase Winston Churchill.

California Terror Suspects Charged For Alleged Overseas Plots

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Three California men have been indicted on terrorism-related charges for allegedly plotting to kill Americans overseas. An indic...

4 Arrested In Terror Plot

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Four California residents are suspected of plotting to wage "violent jihad," by joining forces with al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Feder...

We Lost the War on Terror the Day We Attacked Iraq

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

Recently, I went through security for a flight from San Francisco to Palm Springs. I've learned to streamline my security screening by leaving my watc...

Sam Stein

Arizona GOP Candidate: Middle Eastern Immigrants Only Want 'To Harm' The U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Gabriela Mercer, the likely Republican congressional candidate in Arizona's new 3rd District, once declared that the only goal of Middle Easterners cr...

Trial Begins For Would-Be Bomber Who Wrote 'Time For Jihad' In Journal

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 08.22.2012 | Crime

AMARILLO, Texas — Federal agents who searched the Texas apartment of a Saudi man accused of gathering materials to make a bomb found sulfuric ac...

Would-be Bomber Writes 'Time For Jihad' In Journal

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

LUBBOCK, Texas — Twice in the days leading up to Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari's arrest federal agents secretly searched the Saudi man's West Texas apa...

Russia Claims Arms Seizure From Rebel Mastermind

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian agents have foiled terror attack plans on the Black Sea resort of Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Games, and seized a large amount of...

Controversy Surrounding San Francisco's Terror Task Force Heats Up

| Posted 05.06.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By G.W. Schulz Muslim community members and other residents are urging San Francisco offi...

The Bangkok Bombing Attributed to Iran: A Scene From a Keystone Kops Movie or a Clever or Rushed Maneuver by the Iranians?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Did the three suspected Iranians terrorists in Bangkok reenact a scene from the early 1920s silent film comedies -- the Keystone Kops featuring clumsy...

It's Finally Over -- and It Was Wrong

Jim Wallis | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

The initial feelings that rushed over me after hearing the announcement that we're pulling out of Iraq were of deep relief. But then they turned to deep sadness over the terrible cost of a war that was always wrong: intellectually, politically, strategically and, above all, morally.

Jaweed Kaleem

Some Muslims Question Anwar Al-Awlaki's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion

The U.S.-led killing in Yemen of al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S. born imam who was known for his Internet videos preaching violent jihad and...

Officials: U.S.-Born Muslim Cleric Killed In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The killings of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and another American al-Qaida propagandist in a U.S. airstrike Friday wipe out t...

Bombs Rock Iraq Holy City

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB and SAAD ABDUL-KADIR | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Back-to-back bomb blasts ripped through one of the holiest cities in Shiite Islam Sunday, killing at least 10 people in a community st...

Ex-Chicago Gang Member With al-Qaeda Ties Deserves Harsher Sentence, Feds Say

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

MIAMI — The 17-year prison sentence imposed on convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla is far too lenient for someone who trained to kill at an...

Nigeria Released Known Terror Suspects, One Now Detained In Connection With U.N. Bombing

AP | By JON GAMBRELL | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria -- Nigeria released known terror suspects, including some affiliated with al-Qaida's north Africa b...