Violent Extremism

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How to counter violent extremism

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

COMMENTARY: Islamist suppression could reach U.S. shores

RNS () —  Egypt now teeters on the edge of an abyss. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who was in Cairo … Continued

Honor U.S. values and interests: Back religious freedom abroad

Fifteen years ago, on May 14, 1998, U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of a landmark effort to promote … Continued

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Honor U.S. values and interests: Back religious freedom abroad

As the 9/11 attacks and subsequent atrocities tragically have shown, we cannot count on the containment of violent religious extremism within countries or regions.

Boston bombings and the radicalized homegrown terrorist

This photo released by the FBI shows who the FBI was calling Suspect No. 1, in black cap, and Suspect … Continued

Islam dragged through the mud by extremists like Tsarnaev brothers

When I first heard of the Boston Marathon bombing, I was in shock and in disbelief. I was sick to … Continued

Muslim leaders: We stand against terrorism

WASHINGTON — American Muslim leaders said they stand against terrorism committed in the name of Islam, trying to distance themselves … Continued

Punishable peacemaking?

REUTERS U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens she is introduced to speak at the residence of the U.S. ambassador … Continued

What do religious leaders want for Obama’s next four years?

WASHINGTON — Addressing poverty. Seeking reconciliation. Protecting religious freedom. Religious leaders already have their wish lists ready for President Obama’s … Continued

Religious minorities in the Middle East – It’s complicated

AP Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and President Obama answer a question during the third presidential debate at Lynn University … Continued

Bin Laden’s personal letters reveal Muslims are part of the solution to securing the United States

AP AP This handout document provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows page two , of four, … Continued

Islam and politics in the new Middle East

ABDULLAH DOMA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Libya’s interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil (R) holds a joint press conference with oil and finance … Continued

Radicalization is not just a Muslim problem

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Flaws of the King hearing on Islam

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Congressman King creating a religious enemy

By Rep. Michael Honda A photo of five year old Michael Honda immediately following his family’s release from internment. Image … Continued

The truth about Muslims in America

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Separating Islam and the state

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Peter King’s hearings: Islamophobia draped in the American flag

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) heads the House Homeland Security Committee. (Washington Post) Representative Peter King, Chair of the House Homeland … Continued

Will there be Christmas in Iraq?

By Leonard Leo and Talal Eid As Christians around the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, their brothers … Continued

Deviant theology of violent extremists

By Imam Mohamed MagidExecutive director, All Dulles Area Muslim Society; President, Islamic Society of North America; Board member, Muflehun As … Continued