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What makes a violent extremist?

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family breakdown, ISIS, shootings, terrorism
ISIS videos and hate preachers. Anything else?

What causes this terrorist scourge?

James Schall SJ | 27 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic extremism, Muslim-Christian dialogue, terrorism
Militant Muslim extremists must be confronted intellectually as well as militarily.

Is military might enough to defeat ISIS?

David Alpher | 07 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, terrorism, warfare
Warfare alone can only treat the symptoms.

The programmed savagery of ISIS

Richard Rousseau | 01 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islamic State, political theory, terrorism
The leaders of Islamic State have spent decades developing a theory of terror.

Obama’s fight against the Ideology-With-No-Name

Robert R. Reilly | 23 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, Islam, Islamic extremism, terrorism
Egyptian President al-Sisi knows its name and has courageously denounced it.

Fiery imam denounces terror

Michael Cook | 19 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, terrorism
"Rotten and despicable conduct", says Brooklyn preacher.

Lessons from Paris

James Schall SJ | 15 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charlie Hebdo, Islam, terrorism
Muslims should use this crisis to prove that being human and being religious are compatible.

The Islamic State reshapes the Middle East

George Friedman | 26 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, Middle East, terrorism, Turkey
Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the US have all been deeply affected by the success of the terrorists.

Pope Francis cites possibility of WWIII

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: inhumanity, ISIS, Pope Francis, terrorism, war, WWIII

Stopping the atrocities of ISIS

Sheila Liaugminas | 12 September 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, humanitarian crisis, Iraq crisis, ISIS, Islamic extremism, terrorism

Terrorism as theatre

Robert Kaplan | 09 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islamic State, propaganda, social media, terrorism
Technology, which Silicon Valley claim has liberated us, has also brought us back to the worst sorts of barbarism

Islam’s moderate voices drowned out by extremists

Ali Mamouri | 22 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: fundamentalism, Islam, terrorism
The overwhelming majority of Muslims want nothing to do with terrorism.

The homegrown jihadist

Michael Cook | 03 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, jihad, terrorism
What drives a 19-year-old American girl into the arms of some of the world's most vicious terrorists?

The jihadist movement: implications for the West

Scott Stewart | 13 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The battle against jihadism is essentially an ideological battle.

The Jihadist movement: franchises and grassroots

Scott Stewart | 03 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: jihadists, Stratfor, terrorism
The fourth in a series of five articles on jihadism looks at the movement's franchises and grassroots.

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