Posts Tagged: Isis
The war abroad and the war at home are both fueled by a fear of encroaching chaos — and it's hard to miss the racist subtext.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
While Muslims knelt in prayer for Orlando, Trump was urging his followers to reach for their guns.
An analysis of the Twitter conversation over 12 hours on the day of the shooting reveals deep animosity against politicians for not legislating tougher gun controls.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
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.
The longer the Islamic State remains a viable force, the more likely it is to get its hands on nuclear materials.
Inviting blowback and decimating your tax base are not how to build a caliphate.
The Islamic State is growing increasingly illiquid — are layoffs imminent?
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.