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How Islamic is ISIS?

How Islamic is ISIS?

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Attempts from the right to screen refugees based on their religion, halt construction of mosques or justify casual discrimination against Muslims are all dangerously misguided because the average Muslim has nothing in common with the average ISIS member.

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US must revisit its foreign policy as it arms "moderate" Syrian rebels.

Military alone will not stop terrorism

Military alone will not stop terrorism

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist

April 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Military intervention must be accompanied by political reforms in order to curb terrorism.

Ghailani had right to speedy trial, not detainment

Ghailani had right to speedy trial, not detainment

October 29, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last Thursday, a Manhattan federal appeals panel ruled that the five-year detention of a convicted terrorist was not an unconstitutional delay in his right to a speedy trial. Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was captured in 2004 by Pakistani forces, under indictment for complicity in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in ...