The Battle Against Islamism is Personal

I can't think of a better example of the complex internal struggle within nearly every Muslim community and family than that represented by the San Bernardino shooter and his family. While one brother, Navy veteran... Read More

Compassion Trumps Religion

This past March, the Atlantic featured a story by Graeme Wood titled “What ISIS Really Wants,” which Jack Jenkins responded to at ThinkProgress with “What the Atlantic Gets Dangerously Wrong about ISIS and Islam.” Their... Read More

News Media, “New” Media, and Democracy

On Tuesday, in conjunction with the publication of a “listicle” (definition here) called “The News Today: 7 Trends in Old and New Media,” the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution hosted a... Read More