After years of tensions over northern Syria, the US and Turkey have agreed to establish safe zones. Why now?
The decision by the British government to revoke citizenship of a U.K.-born man puts Canada in a conundrum and raises serious questions about the practice of stripping citizenship.
The UK needs all the friends it can get after Brexit – angering Canada isn't a good move.
Why do people readily accept potentially unjust decisions by their government?
Allowing our citizens to be somebody else's problem, out of sight and out of mind, does not actually make the security risk to Australians go away.
Organizations try to hide mistakes and evade responsibility, studies show. But two scholars analyzing militant and terrorist groups say they are willing to acknowledge their mistakes – sometimes.
Violent radicals are often described as jihadists. A scholar explains what the word means and why those using the word to justify terrorism are often misrepresenting their sources.
The process of radicalisation is a complex system that cannot be reduced to the brain, behaviour, or environment. It exists at the intersection of all these elements.
The bombings have been framed as part of ongoing internal conflict, but Sri Lanka was just the stage for a play that could have been performed anywhere in the world.
Links between groups within the Kivu province and the Islamic state are not new.
Some Islamic nations, including Brunei, have harsh punishments under Sharia. In pre-modern times, Sharia was rarely used as criminal law, and standard of proof for any prosecution was very high.
The deadly Sri Lanka attacks show a return to the coordinated, sophisticated strikes employed by al-Qaeda in the 2000s, focusing on soft targets with vulnerable institutions.
Its defeat in Syria may now give way to new dangers.
The absence of a strong government in Mali
allows jihadists to enter new areas and flourish.
Hundreds of thousands of women helped the Nazi cause. Few ever faced justice.
Like today's Western women who joined ISIS and now want to return home, American women with British sympathies during the Revolution left the country – but many tried to bring their families back.
Many of the men and women who left homes in the West to join ISIS or similar terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq as fighters or supporters now want to come home. Should they be allowed back?
With more cases of women such as Shamima Begum expected, the UK is under legal obligations to protect the rights of any children involved.
Terrorist attacks and fatalities peaked in 2014, and have been on the decline since then.
Women used to be largely ignored by counter-radicalisation strategies. Why that changed.