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How women wage war – a short history of IS brides,...

Jessica Trisko Darden, American University School of International Service The names of American-born Hoda Muthana and Brit Shamima Begum have appeared in countless headlines in...

Since Boston bombing, terrorists are using new social media to inspire...

Mia Bloom, Georgia State University Five years ago, a deadly attack during the Boston Marathon made America’s nightmare come true: the radicalized boy next door. The...

Who are the Sufis and why does IS see them as...

Peter Gottschalk, Wesleyan University Over 200 people were killed and many more injured in an attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region...

Under the Trump administration, US airstrikes are killing more civilians

Steven Feldstein, Boise State University When President Donald Trump took office in January, it was unclear whether the bombast from his campaign would translate into...

The Islamic State group has weaponized children

Mia Bloom, Georgia State University In claiming responsibility for the attack in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22, the Islamic...

6 reasons why stopping worldwide terrorism is so challenging

Gary LaFree, University of Maryland A January 2017 Pew survey showed that Americans rate terrorism as the top priority for the Trump administration...

Q&A: What role has the fight against terror played in the...

Eglantine Staunton, University of Leeds As the 11 candidates vying for the French presidency were making their last televised bids to the electorate...

Donald Trump and the world: Five challenges

Simon Reich, Rutgers University Newark The election is finally over. It has resulted in the most stunning political upset in the modern era. But that...

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The best weapon against terrorists: oblivion

By Marion Mueller, Jacobs University Bremen In 2009, communications scholars Esra Özcan, Ognyan Seizov and I wrote an academic paper on the Danish Muhammad cartoon...