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Justice Department Launches New Program To Identify U.S. Extremists

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced a new effort Monday to disrupt foreign terrorist cells from recruiting Americans, including a program to identify radicals who hold U.S. passports and are associated with the militant group Islamic State. The aim is to identify and stop Americans […]

September 15, 2014

Syrian Islamists’ Call For A Free State Likely Directed At West

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — The largest coalition of Islamist rebels in Syria issued a manifesto over the weekend that calls for the increasingly fractious rebels to unite around the notion of liberating the country from the government of President Bashar Assad and installing a free state that will protect the rights […]

May 19, 2014

Extremist Islam Is Scared Of Little Girls

There was a method to this madness. Meaning that night more than three weeks ago, when a caravan of trucks and buses descended on a boarding school in rural Nigeria and more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from their beds. As is often the case with acts of terror, this mass kidnapping was accomplished with […]

May 7, 2014

New Questions Emerge After Arrest In Kansas City Shootings

Two weeks after the deadly shootings at the Jewish Community Center and the Shalom Center in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas, the arrest of a well-known white nationalist has raised new and difficult questions.  Three people are now dead; one of them was 15 years old.  The alleged shooter, who has been […]

May 2, 2014

Muslim Group Urges New Way Of Dealing With Radicals

By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year’s deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and re-educate radicals. The Muslim Public Affairs Council — which long has pushed for a moderate, American-based Islam — hopes […]

April 15, 2014