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'One Small Candle of Truth Dispels a Lot of Darkness'

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.01.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

The words punch the elevator button in our memory, and trolley up freighted meanings and classroom images from our innocent years in fourth grade.

Education Is Scary

Margee Ensign | Posted 10.01.2014 | Impact
Margee Ensign

Education may be scary for the thousands of Nigerians who are afraid to send their children to school in a region terrorized by Boko Haram. A society without education is even scarier.

The Best Commander-in-Chief of Our Generation?

Yaa-Lengi Ngemi | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Yaa-Lengi Ngemi

As one of the majority of Americans who voted for him twice, I am happy and proud that our president is this extraordinary, deepest thinking, coolest-headed, and tempered-spirit.

Al Qaeda Messenger Gets Life Behind Bars

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

Minutes before he would learn his prison sentence for aiding al Qaeda before, during, and after 9/11, Suleiman Abu Ghaith decided once again to threaten the United States.

ISIS Beheadings and the American Separation of Church and State

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Richard T. Hughes

Americans who view a Christian establishment as a meaningful antidote to Islamic terror have already conceded the fight to the people they oppose since they would strip the United States of one of the most important pillars of American freedom.

Meet the People Preventing the Next 9/11

J. David Cox Sr. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
J. David Cox Sr.

TSA's track record speaks for itself. Not a single large airport has opted to privatize in the agency's 13-year history. And there has not been a single successful terrorist attack in the transportation sector since TSA took responsibility for security.

Gillibrand: U.S. Must Take On Islamic State Militants

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it's critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organi...

Everybody Has an Opinion v.2.0

Michelle Kraus | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

President Barack Obama is a deliberate man, and he will act decisively when the time is right. His words were steel from Europe on the execution of Steven Sotloff: "We will not forget. Our reach is long. Justice will be served." So buckle in for the long ride folks.

It's Time to Extend New Technology into War

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Drones are the natural progression of technology in war. They save lives, and make "safe battle" more of a reality.

Can ISIS Really Pose A Threat To Jordan?

Wikistrat | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Wikistrat

Some analysts have argued that Jordan may be the next target of this radical Sunni militant group. This may be the case, but it will likely have limited impact and could even present Jordan with an opportunity to strengthen its strategic position.

How Dare Israel...

Martin Lewis | Posted 09.25.2014 | World
Martin Lewis

How DARE Israel be upset that the Arab enablers, spinners and propagandists have skillfully exploited images of the human shields that they cynically use as missile fodder to advance their anti-Israel, anti-Jewish fatwa.

WATCH: Toward A Risk-Based Approach To Aviation Security

Posted 07.24.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 10:00 - 11:00am MDT (12:00 - 1:00pm EST). This session will examine threats to the aviation sector and how the Transportation Securit...

So Far 'I Am Pilgrim' Is the Best Book of 2014

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.21.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Last year I stumbled on to a book by William Kent Krueger titled Ordinary Grace. It turned out to be the best novel I read that year. Now I have stumb...

Branding Terrorism for What It Really Is

Matt Freear | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Matt Freear

Al Qaeda might have been "decimated" yet our fear of terrorism remains a specter that haunts our way of life, hindering our Constitution and foreign policy. We still allow easy cliches, propaganda and generalizations to decide our actions and obscure a way forward.

It's About Time, Again

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

For those who judge their financial interests or ideological blindness to be more reliable than evidence, American energy policy has been a success. For the rest of us, it has been clear for decades that the policy is an abject failure.

'A New Generation Of Terrorists'

time.com | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

In just three years, 12,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to fight, according to a new report by the Soufan Group — and most arrive alread...

"Victory For Us Is To See You Suffer" Republicans Should Remember This When Criticizing Prisoner Swaps

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Would giving up prisoners who have undoubtedly been replaced by new recruits or promotions embolden the Taliban? It's doubtful, considering that they don't need any more motivation than the "political, religious, and social purpose" they already possessed.

Terrorists Scared of School Girls

Mike Smith | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Mike Smith

Boko Haram

Benghazi ad Nauseam.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Sidonie Sawyer

As an American citizen, I feel lucky to be able to voice my concern and write about the issues haunting me as a human being. One thing in the news of late is the continuing debate over the events that took place in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, in Libya.

Obama Easing Immigration Rule For 'Limited' Supporters Of Terrorists

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United State...

Al Qaeda Has Reaped Over $100 Million From Hostage Ransoms

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

The UN Security Council on Monday demanded that countries not pay terrorist ransoms which the British backers of the move said have reaped Al-Qaeda an...

One Terrorist and Two Girls

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

In the former Yugoslavia, there used to be a joke about how to tell the difference between a Serbian girl and a Croatian girl: If you tell a Croatian girl she is pretty, she smiles, but if you say the same to a Serbian girl, she scowls.

Putin Downhill

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.01.2014 | World
Jeff Danziger

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Pakistan Plans Anti-Terror Fight

Ben Barber | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ben Barber

Pakistan plans to unleash a new anti-terrorist strategy within two weeks in the violent commercial capital Karachi, said a senior advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hours after Sharif met President Obama at the White House Wednesday.

Which Came First: The Chicken or the Terrorist?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Tom Engelhardt

For many in this country, the Kenyan mall horror arrived out of the blue, out of nowhere, out of a place and a time without context. Next thing you know, it's all 24/7-ing on your TV set.