In honor of Veteran’s Day, we are publishing our new ICSVE research report about supporting the U.S. military in preventing and eliminating extremism among its ranks. We are thankful to and want to honor all of our service members who have … Continue reading The Challenge of Extremism in the Military Is Not Going Away Without a New Perspective
by PATRICK COCKBURN Al-Qa’ida, the second act: Why the global ‘war on terror’ went wrong In 2014 al-Qa’ida-type groups are numerous and powerful… In other words, the ‘war on terror’ has demonstrably failed It is now 12-and-a-half years since the September 11 attacks that put al-Qa’ida firmly on the map of global terrorism. The US has spent billions of dollars on its ‘war on terror’ to counter the threat and succeeded in killing Osama bin Laden three years ago. And yet al-Qa’ida-type groups are arguably stronger than ever now, especially in Syria and Iraq where they control an … Continue reading War On Terror – LOST?