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  • Reliving the 1930s

    World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it? The panic from the ongoing and worldwide Depression in the 1930s had empowered extremist movements the world over. Like-minded, violent dictators of otherwise quite different Nazi...
  • Obama: It's 'ugly lie' that US is at war with Islam

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Thursday called for a global effort to curb terrorist groups, urging a roomful of world leaders to tackle the poverty and political strife that he said have become "magnets for violent extremism." Speaking to...
  • US jury to decide if Palestinian groups to blame for attacks

    The PLO and Palestinian Authority should not be blamed for terror attacks in Israel that killed or wounded Americans in the early 2000s, the groups' lawyer told a New York City jury Thursday, but the victims' attorney insisted the organizations sanctioned...
  • Obama's reluctance to say 'Islamic terrorism'

    Obama's reluctance to say 'Islamic terrorism'
    To the editor: President Obama, despite facing criticism, has been adamant in making a distinction between Islam and extremism. His words have brought much comfort to Muslims like me in the United States, living in the shadow of Islamophobia. ("...
  • In Yemen, takeover by Houthis leaves nation's future unclear

     In Yemen, takeover by Houthis leaves nation's future unclear
    Loudspeakers mounted on pickup trucks regularly blare a message of defiance above the steady din of honking horns and grinding motors. "Beware of the West!" warns the amplified voice, echoing amid traffic-clogged streets and bustling shops. "The West...
  • Military court throws out Australian's Guantanamo war crimes conviction

    Military court throws out Australian's Guantanamo war crimes conviction
    A military appeals court on Wednesday threw out the Guantanamo tribunal's conviction of Australian David Hicks on charges of material support to terrorism, agreeing with a U.S. civilian court's ruling last year that the charge is not a war crime and...
  • Obama: US at war with those who have perverted Islam

    Muslims in the U.S. and around the world have a responsibility to fight a misconception that terrorist groups like the Islamic State speak for them, President Barack Obama said Wednesday in his most direct remarks yet about any link between Islam and...
  • Qatar recalls ambassador to Egypt over delegate's comments

    Qatar said Thursday it has recalled its ambassador to Cairo to protest comments made by an Egyptian official over his country's decision to carry out air strikes in neighboring Libya. The spat marks a new flare-up in tensions between the wealthy Gulf...
  • Obama not standing up to terrorists

    Obama not standing up to terrorists
    I am a committed U.S. citizen who loves his country, a former U.S. Marine and a participating Jew, but I am currently feeling some concern and fear. I strongly believe that when leadership loses the respect and trust of the majority, it's time to re-...
  • Denmark to beef up fight against terrorism

    Denmark's government on Thursday pledged 970 million kroner ($130 million) to strengthen anti-terrorism measures, including by boosting foreign and domestic intelligence gathering. The announcement follows weekend attacks against a free speech event...
  • Allow remittances to avert a humanitarian crisis in Somalia

    The following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times on Wednesday, Feb. 18: Impoverished, chaotic Somalia is on the brink of another humanitarian crisis, this one due at least in part to U.S. governmental actions. The Obama administration needs to...