A lot of dictatorships are using ‘terrorism’ to crack down on opponents

Even if we cannot agree on what 'terrorism' is, we should be able to agree on…

The unhelpful influence of foreign hateful preachers

There are many examples where 'imported' religious leaders poison the minds of followers: this practice has…

When men of God say “Don’t love your neighbour – kill him”

Religious people are supposed to spread love and tolerance, not violence. So what do we do…

Islamic leaders need to look in the mirror

In the wake of heavy criticism by Muslim leaders over French President Macron's comments about Islam,…

August 6, 2015: Mosque bombing in Saudi Arabia

On this day in 2015, ISIS claimed responsibility for a bombing at a mosque in southwest…

Family burned alive for trying to flee ISIS held territory (July 24, 2016)

On this day in 2016, ISIS burned alive a family, including a 2-year old child, for…

Talking terrorism with veteran US observer and practitioner Brian Jenkins

Borealis has a lengthy exchange with Rand Corporation's Brian Jenkins, a true pioneer in the study…

Taliban killing of church workers (July 19, 2007)

On this day in 2007, the Taliban kidnapped 23 South Korean evangelical Christians in 2007, killing…

Lorenzo Vidino on how worried we should be about the Muslim Brotherhood

Former CSIS Analyst Phil Gurksi interviews Lorenzo Vidino, specialist on the Muslim Brotherhood in the West…

Can someone be charged with ‘advocating genocide’?

I think we all agree that the worst crime humans can commit is to try to,…