Two Coptic Churches were attacked today. When will we admit that the global “war on terror” has failed?
Other religions are not innocent. Violence is a tool of some Hindus in India and Buddhists in Burma and Sri Lanka. Yet the
The operation would tighten the noose around Islamic State’s Iraq stronghold but could inflame sectarian tension in the mainly Sunni region.
Consequently, Dabiq's recapture drives a big, rusty nail into ISIS's coffin and inevitably will undermine al-Baghdadi's hold
Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
What is ISIS saying? The first element to understand the political and social strategy of ISIS is getting to know what topics the terrorists are using to seduce their audiences.
Because I spent most of my career at American Airlines, my antenna is always up when it comes to safety and security -- and it's even higher after marking the 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies. In the years since, Americans have worked hard -- in government, the private sector and elsewhere -- to make our country safer.
American foreign policymakers have known all along that ousting President Bashar al-Assad will not magically end the civil, ethnic, and sectarian wars that are now raging in what's left of Syria. But that fact hasn't stopped them from trying.
Even as the "caliphate" shrinks in the Middle East, Daesh, as the group also is known, is increasing its murderous attacks on Western civilians. Washington's intervention actually has endangered Americans.
The recent spate of terrorist attacks in the Europe, the Middle East, and Asia has called attention to two rather sobering