Where Exactly Is the Rule That Says Governments Can't Negotiate with Terrorists?
Though there's a general stigma against governments paying out ransoms to groups like the Islamic State, it's more of a fuzzy line than a hard and fast rule.
It Doesn't Matter That Islam Inspired the 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks
What's imperative is to demonstrate that those who believe it was an act of "true" Islam are wrong.
We Talked to the Cartoonist Behind the Original Muhammad Drawings
Kurt Westergaard gave us two minutes of his time to discuss 'Charlie Hebdo.'
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The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack and the Awkward Truths About Our Fetish for 'Free Speech'
Trying to escape from the moral maze of Wednesday's massacre and its aftermath.
The French Police Are Protecting Journalists in the Wake of the 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack
Following Wednesday's attack, several Parisian and European editors are now under surveillance.
Why Do So Many Terrorists Come From a Single Dead-End Town in England?
Since 2009, when eight local Islamic extremists were arrested at their homes for a terrorist plot to blow up seven transatlantic passenger jets, High Wycombe has gained a grim sort of notoriety.
The Killing in Gaza May Be Fueling Extremism in Other Countries
Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) is the world's single largest Islamist party, active in 45 countries. While its leadership disavows violence, it has been described as a feeder organization for violent extremists.
Tuareg Refugees from Mali Are Stuck Between Poverty and Violence
Fleeing war for poverty in Burkina Faso has left them in a horrible limbo.
Chatting About 'Game of Thrones' with Syria's Most Feared Islamic Militants
“Watch out, we’re terrorists!” his colleague, a lanky Emirati with facial hair reminiscent of Orlando Bloom chimed in, before he started laughing, too. The Emirati then excitedly asked me what part of New York City I was from. “Oh, Brooklyn? Yeah, I...
Danny Gold, Photos: Danny Gold and Benjamin Hiller