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  • New Pakistan law will likely worsen torture by police [Commentary]

    Police in Faisalabad, Pakistan's third largest city, tortured more than 1,400 people during a six-year period, according to a report researched and written by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, for Justice...
  • President Obama wise to carefully weigh his options in Syria

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 1: The Islamic State is the gravest threat to U.S. security since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It's not a question of if these ruthless militants move...
  • A cautious president, or a careless one?

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...
  • Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq

    Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain raised its terrorism alert on Friday to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest ever security risk. The...
  • African leaders seek fund to fight militant groups

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - African leaders proposed on Tuesday creating a special fund to combat Islamist militant groups growing in strength from Kenya to Nigeria. African Union (AU) states announced the idea after Nairobi talks on a problem highlighted on...
  • U.S. military carries out operation against Shabab in Somalia

    U.S. officials said Tuesday they carried out airstrikes against the top leader of the Al Qaeda-affiliated Shabab group in Somalia, but they would not comment on whether the operation had killed Ahmed Abdi Godane, the Islamist group's leader. "We are...
  • State Department combats Islamic State recruitment via social media

    State Department combats Islamic State recruitment via social media
    The U.S. State Department continues to ratchet up anti-terrorism efforts for an English-speaking audience, with its┬álatest YouTube video satirizing recruitment efforts for the Islamic State. The video, “Welcome to the ‘Islamic State’...
  • Islamic State's badass path to paradise

    In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘...
  • Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies

    Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies
    A month ago, it was difficult to tell whether President Obama's heart was in the fight against the Islamic State, the terrorist group that has seized a swath of territory in Iraq and Syria. His initial statements as the militants roared across the...
  • Cameron proposes new anti-terrorism laws in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq. The proposed legislation would also...
  • US leaves Free Syrian Army leaders out of military planning

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey North of Aleppo, the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army is battling the Islamic State terror group over a vital supply route. In Washington, the Obama administration is groping for a strategy to deal with a force that Defense Secretary...