Posts Tagged: Terrorism
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.
If Trump wants a successful South Asia policy, he'd best start by mending fences with Pakistan.
It's ironic that the most powerful man on earth would protest that he's the subject of a "witch hunt," especially given his enthusiasm for bombing and torturing people.
The Trump administration's own data shows that homegrown right-wingers and mass shooters are bigger threats than Muslims or immigrants. They want you to believe the opposite.
The Supreme Court's decision to let the indefinite ban go forward will certainly embolden Trump and his hardline supporters.
The Islamic State is increasingly going on-line to ensure its survival.
After a high-profile embarrassment in Niger, the Pentagon is gearing up to deepen its already growing presence in Africa.