Terrorism

Why Is it So Appealing to Play as a Terrorist in Video Games?
June 06, 2014

In real life, we abhor terrorism and everything associated with it. So why do so many games manage to convince us that playing at it is fun?

Northern Ireland's Troubles Are Over. But That Doesn't Mean I Am at Peace.
Gerry Adams's arrest awakens a journalist's awful childhood memories
May 08, 2014

Gerry Adams's arrest awakens a journalist's awful childhood memories.

Islamic Fundamentalists vs the Missionary Position
January 22, 2014

The best 9/11 novel is a comic one

Study: Afghans Are More Apt to Forgive Taliban Violence than U.S. Violence. Why?
January 07, 2014

An anthropologist studies Afghan hearts and minds, and finds something disturbing.

Infographic: Is Closing Gitmo a Security Risk or Wise Move?
October 29, 2013

As Al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas Al-Libi, who was captured recently in Libya, awaits trial before a New York federal court, military commissions for five of the U.S. military’s most high-value detainees drag on at the U.S.

Hezbollah Terrorists May Be Out of a Safe Haven
September 24, 2013

Hezbollah terrorists fleeing justice may be seeing the end of their reign of impunity in Lebanon.

Africa's Obsession with Shopping Malls
Al Shabab attacked the perfect symbol of Kenya's rise
September 23, 2013

A year ago, a friend from rural South Africa called me full of excitement. His hometown, a large village called Burgersfort, was finally “getting on the map,” he said.

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