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Understanding IS: A new form of terrorism

By Isaac Simon

September 30, 2015

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

While the looming threat of terrorism continues to haunt the West and its allies, the degrading and dehumanizing toll the Islamic State has taken on vast swaths of the Middle East is something that we never saw at this scale with Al-Qaeda. With Al-Qaeda came the terrorist attack...

A rough summer for foreign relations

By Julian del Prado

September 9, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

With major crises persisting throughout the summer in Syria, Ukraine, Libya, Israel and the Gaza strip, it has been a rough few months for the United States. The brutal tactics of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad against opposition...

No draft, no protest

By Jason Roche

September 26, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Saturday, three more U.S. troops were killed in Afghanistan, bringing the coalition death toll to 3,378 while another 19,310 have been wounded. The story did not make any of the national news headlines, because the war in ...