Organizing, connection, and solidarity are a way out of isolation — especially when we know there’s no going back to “normal.”
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
There’s a strong argument to shift law enforcement resources from Muslim organizations to domestic white terrorists — but expanding the war on terror is a riskier proposition.
Whether authorities classify an act as “terrorist” depends almost entirely on who carries it out, not what they did.
The group’s caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven’t improved at all.
“Radicalization” has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
Despite the bloody headlines, a slow-motion alignment of interests could mean peace in Afghanistan — if the Trump administration cooperates.
Relations between the United States and its erstwhile ally Pakistan can best be characterized as turbulent. Ever since Pakistan decided to entrench itself in the American camp during the Cold War, Pakistan and America have gone back and forth between a close alliance...
Five hundred years ago, a popular test to flush out witches was called "ordeal by water." Dunk an alleged witch into a lake. If she sinks, she’s innocent. If she floats, her guilt is plain for all to see and she can be safely burned at the stake. By this ancient form...