It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
Before Orlando, Omar Mateen Worked for Human Rights Abusers
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
Muhammad Ali Understood the Racist Roots of War and Militarism
And he called them out fearlessly.
Muhammad, Christ, Buddha, and … ibn Abd al-Wahhab?
How did an eighteenth-century Arab preacher and scholar become one of the most influential religious figures in the world today?
Hillary Clinton’s ‘Major Foreign Policy Address’ Was Anything But
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Are Symptoms of Creeping Caesarism
The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy.
Obama’s Nuclear Paradox
Obama’s approach to nukes will be his most significant legacy — as well as his most salient failure.
The Missing 28 Pages from the 9/11 Report Could Make Us Safer
The 28 pages that the Bush administration deleted from the 9/11 report have implications not only for our relationship with the Saudis, but our national security.
Why Exactly Does Saudi Arabia Fund the Spread of Wahhabism?
How did Saudi Arabia end up funding the building of mosques and madrasas around the world?
No End in Sight for Israel’s Rightward Drift
But Israel’s security would be better served by leaders
committed to preserving Israel as a democratic state and engaging in serious peace negotiations with the Palestinians.