A recent report in The New York Times shows that ISIS — aka ISIL, Islamic State, and Daesh — pulls in hundreds of millions of dollars from "taxing" and extorting those who live in the territory that the
Drones, robots, and self-driving cars have the potential to reinvent industries as far-ranging as healthcare, logistics, commerce, and transit. And thanks to new developments in software, such as artificial intelligence and speech recognition, they’re getting smarter. This will create a vast, still-unknown world of possibilities—and risks.
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking? When Daud Vicary Abdullah stood in front of a packed ballroom at the Global Insurance Symposium in the US city of Des Moines,
One of Bill Nye‘s largest fields of interest is climate change, and that’s putting it mildly. Nye feels so strongly that he recently strutted down the highway in a walk of doom while mourning the end the
Putin has created a false narrative about the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to disguise the true objectives behind Russia's intervention Syria and is using this narrative to manipulate the community.
This one is worth your time. We need Bill Nye as an advocate for humanity. We need him to ask questions, to champion science and critical thinking. We need him to look at our biological world and sociopolitical
TOKYO – “In close cooperation with France and the international community, Japan will continue in its efforts to prevent terrorism.” So averred Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the day after the Paris
Who's to blame for ISIS? The political left holds President George W. Bush responsible because of the American invasion of Iraq. The right faults President Obama for pulling American troops out of Iraq.
(CNN) — In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, allies in the fight against ISIS are signaling readiness to intensify attacks on the terrorist group's strongholds in Syria and northern Iraq. Germany expected
In his influential 2004 book, “Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah,” the French political scientist Olivier Roy pointed out that what he termed Islamic “neofundamentalism,” despite its frequent
The new issue of Dabiq, the ISIS propaganda magazine, has hit the digital stands. The “cover” page is a color photo of corpses in Paris and worried city firefighters joined by the words, in block letters,
On Monday, I posted a long piece about how we perceive acts of terrorism in the age of social media. Today, prompted by the publication of a new report by the London-based Institute for Economics and (and
How school shootings catch on. On the evening of April 29th last year, in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca, a woman was doing the dishes when she looked out her kitchen window and saw a young man