FBI officials mark evidence near the site of an explosion in Manhattan on Sept. 18, 2016.
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The director of a graduate program in homeland security debunks common misconceptions about the origins of political violence.
Trump during the Commander in Chief Forum.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared in the 'commander-in-chief' forum this week. This roundup looks at what the experts have to say about our nation's biggest vulnerabilities.
A girl stands near fighters in Aleppo. August 7, 2016.
The survival of civilians seem forgotten in a new U.S. and Russian agreement to root out IS and other terrorists in Syria.
Orwell (tallest, centre) in Huesca, Spain in 1937.
Hoover Institution Archives/Harry Milton Papers
Comparisons of foreign volunteers in Syria to the International Brigades of Spain are apt, but not for the reasons you think.
The Promenade des Anglais July 17.
Nice is an elegant and striking city, set against the azure Mediterranean. But there is history and politics behind the waving palms.
The truck that ran into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France.
IS claims of responsibility for the Nice attack shouldn't be taken seriously until there's more proof cementing the connection.
Rome’s Trevi fountain lit up with the Belgian flag. Why do some violent acts prompt global artistic memorial, but not others?
From Tintin weeping to spotlit buildings, images are rapidly circulating on social media as a way of comprehending the Brussels bombings. But where was the cartoon for those who died in Ankara? Are some tragedies "ungrievable"?
A masked face but experts still have his voice to go on.
When facial recognition isn't possible, it's time to bring in the voice recognition experts.
After a missile hit in Damascus.
Why there's a slender -- a very slender -- chance for working out a settlement at upcoming talks in New York. .
With drones and modern radar technology it's possible to target Islamic State's oil tankers – and strike at the heart of their income stream.
Your laptop needs you!
Cyberwarfare may be of growing importance, but some foes must be tackled with more low-tech weapons.
Cut from a different cloth: outgoing Ewa Kopacz (left) welcomes successor Beata Szydło into office.
With hardliners taking charge of the government and presidency in Warsaw, the migrant rhetoric is looking worrying. But how much will change in practice?
This is the business end of how investigations are solved.
Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA
Paris police were able to use information found on a phone, but what details can be found that could tackle future attacks?
Anonymous can do more harm than good in its war on Islamic State.
The Anonymous hacktivist group engaged in an online war against Islamic State may be doing more harm than good.
Blocking IS one click at a time?
Anonymous strives to bring down IS propaganda before it reaches the masses.
Assad meets French delegates in Damascus following the Paris atrocities.
The Paris atrocities came just as Assad's military position was improving. Can the dictator harness international fury at Islamic State to strengthen his position in Syria?
At prayer in Paris.
A Muslim scholar proposes the discussion of an alternative interpretation of Sharia that will challenge ISIS' claims to Islamic legitimacy.
Moroccan woman Samira Yerou is arrested at Barcelona airport in March on suspicion of attempting to join IS militants in Syria.
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Western media tropes of black widows, deviant sexuality and unthinking compliance fail to explain why violence crosses the gender divide.
Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of the Temple of Bel.
The ongoing destruction of Palmyra is a tragedy, a betrayal of the past and an impoverishment of the future.
The recent revelations about the savage treatment of Yazidi women at the hands of Islamic State, or ISIS, fighters is the latest in a shocking set of disclosures regarding the group’s behavior. It sadly…