It's not sufficient to know that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had a violent relationship with his wife, or that Abdelmalik Petitjean visited Turkey just prior to entering a church in Normandy. What's more important is to understand what they wanted for themselves in the longer term.
Careful studies of al-Qaeda and ISIS have shown that the United States and its allies are following their game plan with some precision. Their goal is to "draw the West as deeply and actively as possible into the quagmire."
AMMAN, Jordan -- Few people are looking seriously at the Jordanian model for how to deal with the threat of terrorism. They really should.
The real difference is not between Clinton and the Republicans at large, but between Rubio and Cruz. This is worthy of serious debate -- indeed, it is central to the foreign policy identity of the Republican Party and, therefore, important to the country at large.
The media arts are a field that I see as having immense potential to shape a new generation of students around the world that are breaking down cultural boundaries and seeing in one another our common humanity. The Global Lives Project has emerged in the past few years as an ideal educational tool to do just this.
ANSWERS 1. c. 2. a. 3. d. 4. b. 5. b. 6. c. 7. d. 8. a. 9. d. 10. b. BONUS. c. Explanations of the hints: Like a real-life
Children no longer live in a world of simple fears like those experienced by Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. She gasped, "Oh my!" after learning she may soon encounter frightening "Lions, tigers, and bears."
Caught between military rule and increasing violence from Islamist groups, there is less space for peaceful dissent. Perceiving threat everywhere, the government is becoming a new sacred cow, inscrutable and unquestionable even to the most established and unimpeachable critical voices.
As the world pauses with Tom Brady to "digest" the NFL report, take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out what else happened this week.
Jeremy Scahill joins HuffPost Live to explain why there is no way to find out if you're on a terror watchlist.
"This expiration of authority is serious," Waxman wrote, "because without the regulatory authority underlying this program
Instead of trying yet again to find exactly the right formula or even reinventing warfare, perhaps the U.S. military needs to reinvent itself and its raison d'être if it's ever to break out of its long cycle of failure.
Barack Obama has normalized George W. Bush's Wall Street, education, and "anti-terrorism" policies. So, welcome to the new normal, where Wall Street criminals go free, whistleblowers are prosecuted, and tens of millions are unemployed.
Here is a scenario of a terrorist assault against the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel along with a set of counter-terror practices we could employ to protect ourselves. It's an unsettling story but one that needs to be heard.
This kind of interfaith work might be compared to throwing a small stone into a pond: there is usually not a big splash but the ripples slowly proceed everywhere, bringing their important message.
If I listen to ordinary Americans talking candidly about their views of Muslims, I too often hear deep grief, anger, bitterness and resentment. But I believe that most of these folks are actually not Islamophobic and don't want to be.
The interview airs Sunday evening. It comes two weeks after the tenth anniversary of 9/11, when hijackers flew planes into
Following months of denials, the FBI is now promising a "comprehensive review of all training and reference materials" after
In response to the horrific tragedy of September 11, 2001, federal officials have taken extraordinary steps to prevent other airliners from being turned into incendiary devices. Yet Congress has repeatedly failed to deny suspected or known terrorists easy access to guns and explosives.
What the Patriot Act did was legitimize a violation of Americans' long-cherished privacy rights. Its passage has snowballed into a massive assault on our constitutional freedoms.