The West is giving terrorists what they want every time it has an outsized reaction to a terrorist attack. How can we break the cycle?
War between Christianity and Islam is precisely what the US far right and ISIS want. The people have the option of refusing to give it to them.
Global Comment is reading about sex slaves, military pollution, Shakespeare’s later plays, Flint’s water crisis, and prison reform this week.
Ankara’s horrific bombing, killing 34 and wounding 125, should be devastating front page news in the West. How come it’s not?
Both governments underestimate ISIS to their peril.
Why would ISIS provoke a war it should know that it will lose?
The mass-murder of innocents in Paris this weekend could well have been a clear sign of weakness on ISIS’s part.
If ISIS did this, then it is a very calculated and shrewd attack on their part.
The longer Islamic State endures, the harder it will be to reestablish and the old Iraq-Syria border.
That ISIS are sadists is beyond doubt, but do we really have to bear witness to this material? Do we have to see for ourselves?