Posts Tagged: 9/11
Violent jihadists don't represent Islam any more than the Anders Breiviks of the world represent Christianity.
Media caution and skepticism are in short supply.
The terrorist network's resort to dramatic spectacle was at once a brilliant tactic and a desperate effort to revive its own fortunes.
The building replacing the Twin Towers may be vulnerable to a Mumbai-style or Stinger missile attack.
Preferring Occam's Hairball to Occam's Razor, conspiracy theorists draw strength from their deep-seated distrust of government and the mass media.
With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
In the duel between Washington and Osama, the latter was, at the time of his death, far ahead on points.
In a new book of interviews, Tobias Endler explores the role and aspirations of public intellectuals like Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn and how they reach out to their preferred audiences.
U.S. human rights groups reacted angrily to the Justice Department's announcement Monday that the self-acclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks will be tried before a military commission at the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba.
Historian John Dower illustrates the evolution of the attitudes, thoughts, and cultures that govern the conduct of modern warfare.