Drew Warren

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

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Should this couple dig away at mortgage debt or grow their RRSPs?

Since their June wedding, Jen and Jay have been consolidating their finances with a view to paying off their mortgage as quickly as possible and retiring in a few years. She is 57, and he will be 60 this fall.<p>Both have senior positions, Jay in management, Jen in education. Together they bring in …

13 Gorgeous Panoramic Maps Drawn Long Before Satellites Even Existed

It's hard for us Google Earth-dependent modern-day humans to conceive of, but there was once a time when we had to <i>imagine</i> what our towns and cities …

Not Fighting ISIS Could Be Worse Than Fighting It

Why intensifying the campaign against the group is justified<p>My friend and colleague David Frum makes a compelling case against America’s ramped-up war on the terrorist group ISIS. The thrust of David’s argument is that the U.S. will be waging this war on behalf of the Iranian regime, which, of …

Growing Greener Grass

As marijuana cultivation outgrows its black market roots, the industry, consumers, scientists, regulators, and environmentalists have begun working together toward a more sustainable future.<p><i>Photos by Emily Brady</i><p>According to a peer-reviewed paper published in the journal <i>Energy Policy,</i> the carbon …

Israel-Gaza Violence Resumes, Defying Ceasefire Efforts

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Allyn Fisher-Ilan<p>GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Israel launched more than 30 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing five Palestinians, and militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict entered a second month, defying international efforts to negotiate an …