23-Apr-2015 - Stratfor -- Over the course of the past couple weeks I have talked to several people who have asked my opinion on the possibility of a reconciliation between al Qaeda and the Islamic State. The question is being brought about by a number of factors.
17-Mar-2015 - Al-Monitor -- For Dina Kawar, being the permanent representative of Jordan to the United Nations means turning words into action. A longtime supporter of women’s rights, Kawar was handpicked by Jordan’s King Abdullah II. She said, “When His Majesty became king,...
17-Mar-2015 - POLITICO LLC -- A victory lap? Hardly. A little more than a year into his second act as the leader of the largest police force in America, Bill Bratton is just coming off a season in which he was forced to watch the profession he loves endure a nightmare. For the...
Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt's democratic revolution ... with a Facebook page memorializing a victim of the...
Quilliam director Maajid Nawaz's involvement in a hard-line Islamist group and on his subsequent decision to reject Islamism
Marc Goodman on Social Media at the SC9 Seminar in San Jose, CA
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