Posts Tagged: Terrorism
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
China is experimenting with "soft power" approaches to its restive minority populations, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Glenn Greenwald’s report that the Khorasan group was hyped to mobilize support for attacking the Islamic State sounds credible.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
According to the New York Times, the campaign that the U.S. has initiated against the Islamic State has no immediate precedents.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
Israel is obviously determined to subjugate Gazans by instilling fear.
Terrorism leads to panicked over-reaction.