Analyzing crime data from researchers at the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernadino found that hate crimes against American Muslims were up 78 percent in 2015. Attacks against those perceived as Arab rose even more.
U.S. officials say the names of confidential informants and plans for counterterrorism strikes have been exposed.
Senator Feinstein is taking on the CIA as Democratic control of the Senate draws to a close.
Washington (AFP) – The United States is weighing sending up to 300 troops to Iraq to reinforce security at American diplomatic installations, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. “We are considering sending fewer than 300,” the official said, saying it was in response to a State Department request for additional security personnel. The request comes […]
Washington (AFP) – Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State jihadists, with his mother praising him for giving his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people. Condolences and shocked messages poured in after the Islamist group released a video late Tuesday showing a […]
War is hell. Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you all about that — but, sadly, he’s dead. On August 5, General Greene became the highest-ranking American soldier to die in our unfathomable, 13-year war in Afghanistan, joining 2,339 other servicemembers who’ve paid the ultimate price for being sent by warmongering politicians into that […]
Almost 10 years have passed since Sept. 11, 2001, but many Americans still regard Muslims among us much as they did in the emotional days immediately following the attacks. For millions of Muslims living in the United States, the ramifications of 9/11 and the subsequent “War on Terror” have become very personal, as the most […]