In the wake of the London terrorist attack

London terror attack, UK, Brexit, Article 50, Theresa May,, Amber Rudd

I’m not going to talk about the London terrorist attack, at least not directly. Too many people will take care of that in other places. But given that I’m in…

The scariest thing about Brussels is our reaction to it | Simon Jenkins

Think like the enemy. Let’s suppose I am an Islamic State terrorist. I don’t do bombs or bullets. I leave the dirty work to the crazies in the basement. My…

We are witnessing the rise of global authoritarianism on a chilling scale – Quartz

I believe the international authoritarian moment can be explained by three interconnected factors: the globalization of the economy and the emergence of gargantuan, non-state multinational corporate actors; the globalization of…

Writing Is Not Terrorism, Mr. President – The Los Angeles Review of Books

To ease your mind, Mr. President, let me relate some personal details. I don’t know how to shoot a gun and, unlike 43 percent of American households (Gallup estimates), my…

‘Muslims protected Christians’ during attack on Kenyan bus by Al-Shabaab militants | Daily Mail Online

Passengers on board a bus bravely defied Islamic terrorists’ demands to sacrifice the Christians on board during a deadly standoff in Kenya. When the 10 Al-Shabaab militants stormed the bus…

CNN Shares Responsibility for the Fear-Mania of the GOP Debate – The Atlantic

Let’s start with the First Rule of Terrorism, which this era’s attackers either know instinctively or have learned. That rule is: The purpose of terrorism is not to kill or…