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Right Wing terrorists a Bigger Threat, but Not According to the Media

In this clip from The Young Turks, research from Peter Bergen and David Sterman of New America's International Security Program is used to e

U.S. right wing extremists more deadly than jihadists

Since 9/11, extremists affiliated with a variety of far-right wing ideologies, including white supremacists, anti-abortion extremists and an

11 things to know about world's biggest election

India's general election, the largest democratic exercise in history, begins Monday.

Plane takeovers a dangerous reality

Air Safety Week, an aviation industry magazine, ran a story in January 2001 observing that, "the number of cases where the sanctity of the c

Cyberwar hits Ukraine

Ukrainian security officials are complaining that unknown attackers are interfering with the mobile phone services of members of Ukraine's p

Will the U.S. negotiate with terrorists?

The U.S. government's long-stated position is that it won't negotiate with terrorists. But are there exceptions?

Sharia Strategy: Rule of Law Replacing the State

Young and entrepreneurial, the Nusra Front is distinguishing itself among jihadis in pushing both for a coalitionist approach to the Syrian

Rapping for al Qaeda in Syria

In August, al Qaeda's propaganda arm released a video starring the German rapper Deso Dogg.

Syrian war's brutality isn't going away

A gruesome snuff video that has garnered more than 180,000 views on YouTube underlines just how grim the Syrian conflict has become.

Syria’s Unspoken Crimes

Because reporting from the Damascus side is so difficult—journalists and human-rights workers are largely banned from government-controlled

Mountaintop Town Is a Diverse Haven From Syria’s Horrors

In a country clouded by conflict, where neighbors and families are now divided by sectarian hatred, this mountaintop town renowned for its s

Bleary-Eyed Troops Fight a Building at a Time in Syria

In many ways, Homs serves as a microcosm of Syria, a community of Sunnis, Shiites, Alawites and Christians who lived side by side, only to f