Was the London attacker acting alone? Was he really a soldier of the Islamic State? Research on the nature of jihadism in the West reveals possible answers.
Three stories show how today's deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
The White House is pushing for more private prisons. But do the industry's promised benefits hold up to scrutiny?
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
A short history of legal challenges to immigrant detention practices in the U.S. may shed light on what's to come for the new administration.
General John Kelly, Trump's pick for the Department of Homeland Security, used to lead US military operations in Latin America. Now American citizens should be scared, too.
A public health researcher and advocate explains how immigration raids can impact mental and physical health, and trigger a breakdown of trust and safety in communities across the US.
Is the U.S. prepared for nuclear attacks from terrorists or rogue nations? A radiation expert explains how Cold War-style fallout shelters could help protect us from this growing threat.
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.