Post Tagged with: "terrorism"

by / on March 19, 2014 at 4:44 pm / in Aman Navani, Asia, Middle East, Web Columnists, World

Pakistan’s Identity Crisis

If Sharif can clearly and effectively articulate to his people the brutality entailed by a Taliban regime, he can reduce the terrorist group’s popular support. Only then will he able to subdue the military and to take on the Taliban at the negotiating table.

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by / on September 28, 2013 at 12:34 pm / in Middle East, Opinion, World

Chasing Daisies

In the end, Syria will only be able to move on once Assad is gone. Most opposition fighters, extremist or moderate, refuse to consider a future in which Assad rules any part of Syria. Simply put: as long as Assad survives, war will persist. And as long as war persists, extremism will spread.

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by / on March 25, 2013 at 7:01 pm / in Interview

Benghazi: The Definitive Report

I think the biggest issue they missed was the “why.” Why did the attack happen? And that’s really the critical questions I attempt to answer in the book—why this attack?

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by / on February 28, 2012 at 12:15 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Indian Ambassador to the United Nations

Hardeep Puri On The Future Of India And Syria

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by / on December 8, 2010 at 4:12 pm / in Issue, Main Menu, National Security, New York, World

Constant Vigilance

One of the most difficult elements of coping with terrorist attacks is managing the emotions that it elicits from victims. It is a simple enough argument to state that another terrorist attack on U.S. soil would be unbearable to the American people, but such an attack is inevitable-if not from abroad, then from the new crop of “home-grown” extremists materializing everywhere from Portland, Oregon, to Fort Hood, Texas. The future of terrorist attacks in the U.S. is not going to be on the scale of Sept. 11.

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by / on May 2, 2007 at 9:14 pm / in Cover Story, Issue, Latin America, Main Menu, World

Chiquita Massacre

This passage from Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude could be read as another example of the Nobel Prize-winner’s genius ability to use fantasy as a metaphor for everyday life. It could be an imagined story that references the violent history of Colombia and the country’s seeming inability to learn from its experiences. Yet as those who visit Colombia will realize, Marquez describes Colombian reality much more often than one would think, and this case is no exception: in Colombia, banana companies help pile people like bananas.

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by / on May 2, 2007 at 4:27 pm / in Book Review, Culture, Domestic, Issue

Books in Brief, May 2007

by What a Party! My Life Among Democrats: Presidents, Candidates, Donors, Activists, Alligators and Other Wild Animals by Terry McAuliffe and Steve Kettmann At the beginning of what promises to be a record-breaking fundraising Presidential campaign, an account from a fundraising master has never proved more insightful. In his memoir entitled What a Party! Terry “Mad Dog”McAuliffe details his 25 […]

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