Aulia Anggita Larasati

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U.S. Mishandling Of Iraq's Chemical Weapons Worse Than Previously Thought

WASHINGTON -- In the latest revelations about chemical weapons that may now be under the control of Islamic State militants, The New York Times reported Thursday that hundreds of U.S. service members were exposed to chemical weapons materials in Iraq after the U.S. invasion in 2003. The Pentagon …

Pakistani Taliban pledges support to ISIL

The Pakistani Taliban has declared it is backing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and ordered fighters across the region to help the group in its campaign to set up an Islamic caliphate.<p>In a message on Saturday marking the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, the Pakistani Taliban said it fully …

Anti-Islam ad campaign to run on New York City buses and subways

Controversial blogger and activist Pamela Geller has paid $100,000 to place advertisements on New York City buses and in subway stations that feature anti-Islamic messages and images including one of James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by Isis in August.<p>The campaign, which is being funded …

Jacqui Lambie desecrated memory of Afghanistan hero, photographer says

The memory of Afghanistan’s first female police officer has been desecrated by the Palmer United party’s senator Jacqui Lambie and others, a photographer says.<p>Canadian Lana Slezic is outraged to learn that her photograph of Afghanistan’s lieutenant colonel Malalai Kakar was being promoted by Lambie …

British female jihadis sign up to the Islamic State's all-women police force

Female jihadi from UK posts on Twitter a photo of her suicide belt as dozens of women flock to Syria to join the terror state<p>British female jihadis are running an ultra-religious police force that punishes women for un-Islamic behaviour in territory controlled by Islamist terrorists, The Telegraph …

Police short on Hispanic officers

Shoot first, ask later: Why the concept of “reasonable fear” is anything but reasonable

Courts say cops can shoot out of “reasonable fear.” In America that entails a myth of race and gender neutrality<p>Recently, Tamara Nopper and Mariame Kaba authored a haunting article, “Itemizing Atrocity,” analyzing reactions and analyses of the police shooting of Michael Brown and the seemingly …

Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and atheists’ ugly Islamophobia

Why terrorist attacks so often cause non-believers to abandon reason, science and evidence to blame religion<p>Science says more than 95 percent of terrorist attacks are motivated by politics and revenge. Atheists say, “That’s bullshit!” And not just atheist luminaries such as Sam Harris, Richard …