The Red Cross has released the name of a New Zealand nurse captured by ISIS in Syria more than five years ago in an appeal for help in finding her. But the move has caused a rift with the government.
Only by prosecuting extremists will the world be able to marginalize those who carry out violent acts and those who give credence to their ideas.
Its defeat in Syria may now give way to new dangers.
Giving up means giving the Assad regime and Russia both a strategic and intellectual victory with incalculable consequences for global security.
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?
Iraq beat the Islamic State. Now, its Shia government is jailing and even executing all suspected terrorists – most of them Sunni Muslims. The clampdown may inflame a centuries-old sectarian divide.
Kenya needs to disseminate and implement intelligence so that it can effectively prevent and counter future terror attempts.
Keeping the water and power on, managing sewers and collecting garbage will help communities shattered by the Syrian civil war rebuild – and keep out the Islamic State, says a former aid official.
Why did negotiations between the Turkish state and the Kurds, aimed at mitigating ethnic conflict and bringing about peace, fail in Turkey?
There is a common misconception in the West that leaders of al-Qaida and ISIS are recruiting and brainwashing people into giving up their lives for the Jihad. This is an incorrect model.
An analysis reveals that using terrorism may not be very effective in achieving long-term political goals, when compared to other peaceful means.
The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad should strengthen efforts against the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
Indonesia can also apply strategies implemented by the Philippine government to counteract terrorism and radicalism.
If Canada truly stands for multiculturalism, pluralism, the rule of law, global justice, human rights and the liberal international order, we must prosecute our citizens who have fought with ISIS.
With the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to two leaders who fight against sexual violence as a tool of war, we looked into our archive to find stories about those efforts across the globe.
Many tech titans say they can self-regulate online hate speech and extremism with artificial intelligence, but can they?
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
The wars against Islamic State and al-Qaida show that military responses may seem to work in the short term but don’t change much in the long run.