Category Archives: terrorism

Zimbabwe’s Coup: Net Gain or No Gain?

Robert Mugabe’s speech at Zimbabwe’s independence in April 1980 focused on peace and reconciliation. It drew sighs of relief from white Zimbabweans and the West. Mugabe was eloquent, highly educated, and seemed eminently reasonable. He was the very model of … Continue reading

Posted in terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Zimbabwe

When the dreaded ‘other’ is an angry white man

By John Blake, CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham once delivered an odd warning: “We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term,” he said, while attending the 2012 Republican National Convention. No one is … Continue reading

Posted in Guns and gun control, Racism, terrorism, United States

U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It

By Janet Reitman in the New York Times For two decades, domestic counterterrorism strategy has ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism. In the atmosphere of willful indifference, a virulent movement has grown and metastasized. Continue reading…

Posted in Controversial, Domestic violence, FBI, leadership, New York Times, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Historian on violence against Jews: Words matter

By Wayne Flynt in AL.Com Historian and author Wayne Flynt delivered a message about violence against Jews in Pittsburgh at Beth Shalom Synagogue in Auburn, Alabama on Friday, November 2. This is his message: Every WORD counts. Every WORD has … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, civilization, Controversial, Quotations, Racism, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

By Jacob Poushter and Dorothy Manevich of Pew Research Center People around the globe identify ISIS and climate change as the leading threats to national security, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. ISIS is named as the top … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, Global warming, ISIS, Pew Research, terrorism