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The Distinctive Cruelty Of Killing Worshipers

quoting Samuel Tadrosvia The Atlantic
Friday, November 24, 2017

A mosque attack that killed more than 300 people in Egypt stands out for its ruthlessness, but not for the sinister targeting of the faithful.

Analysis and Commentary

Yes, We Can Halt The Rise Of The International Far Right

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian
Friday, November 17, 2017

The ugly nationalist march in Poland is part of an alarming global trend. It is for all of us – not just politicians – to resist it

Analysis and Commentary

Another Terrorist Attack, Another Whitewash Of Islamic Jihad

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Monday, November 6, 2017

After a Muslim immigrant from Uzbekistan murdered eight people on a bike path in New York, the usual “expert” pundits and commentators began recycling the same clichés they always use to avoid a hard, uncomfortable fact: these killings are perpetrated by Muslims who are faithfully following fourteen centuries of Islamic precept and practice.

Listening In: Cybersecurity In An Insecure Age
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Security By The Book - Listening In: Cybersecurity In An Insecure Age With Benjamin Wittes

interview with Benjamin Wittes, Susan Landauvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Benjamin Wittes, cochair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law, joined author Susan Landau, author of Listening In: Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age, for a book discussion. 


The Islamic State And The Limitations Of Cruelty

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The fate of ISIS reminds us that those who pose as superhuman savages often cannot stand up to payback by their outraged victims.

Analysis and Commentary

Review: Lost And Found In Cyberspace

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, October 22, 2017

If there is anyone in the world who still likes Julian Assange, the description of the man by this former admirer should prove curative. Tunku Varadarajan reviews ‘The Secret Life’ by Andrew O’Hagan.

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New Weapons, New Shields

by Herbert Linvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 23, 2017

Emerging trends in the battle to secure our digital frontiers. 

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ISIS In Mindanao: A Threat To The U.S.?

by David S. Maxwellvia The Caravan
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

We should be clear: Mindanao is not Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan.  We cannot approach a province of our longest standing treaty ally the same way we do in Syria or any of the other 18 or so countries to which the ISIS virus as spread.

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Wahhabi Wannabes And Malaysia’s Moderate Muslim Myth

by Shaun Tanvia The Caravan
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Malaysia isn’t usually associated with Islamic terrorism. Home to an ethnically-diverse population tending more towards torpor than unrest, Malaysia has had no major Islamic terror attack and no major outbreak of violence in more than forty years.

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Area 45: The Trump Administration’s Peacemaking Strategy In Israel

interview with Peter Berkowitz, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Monday, September 25, 2017

The prospect for peace in the Middle East requires believing in miracles.


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