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Focus on Africa’s Islamic Extremists has Diverted Attention from South Sudan’s Growing Crisis
Originally Posted: 02/06/2015 - 4:01pm | Type: Blog

As world attention shifts to the growing influence of Muslim militant groups on the African continent, few have paid any attention to the ongoing bloody conflict in South Sudan. A ...

Weekly Wrap 1.16.15: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 01/16/2015 - 4:19pm | Type: Blog

1. Can the U.S. Ever Figure Out its Messed-Up Maternity Leave System? “According to the United Nations’ International Labour Organization, there are only two countries in the world that don’t have some form of ...

Charlie Hebdo: Comedy As an Act of Courage
Originally Posted: 01/09/2015 - 3:54pm | Type: Blog

On a recent episode of The Daily Show, however, he took a more sober tone when talking about the slaughter in the headquarters of the French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo. One comment in particular that he ma ...

Poll: U.S. Muslims More Moderate Than Muslims Worldwide
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 3:56pm | Type: Blog

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad, and are more likely to believe that people of other faiths can attain eternal life in heaven, according to a new ...

Extremism, Terrorism, and the Attack in Norway
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Similar to many of my Western counterparts, my first thoughts when I first heard about the attacks in Norway went to extreme Islamic terrorism. Similar to many of my Western count ...

In the Culture War, Justice Loses
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

A few days ago, radical Muslims in Pakistan began terrorizing the Christian minority in the town of Gojra. A few days ago, radical Muslims in Pakistan began terrorizing the Christ ...