There are no simple solutions to the problem of fighting terrorism in one’s own country – and least of all comprehensive solutions.
While the U.S. LGBT community is becoming better perceived by public opinion, the massacre in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016 was a cruel reminder that bars have once again become possible death spots.
They might have had something to celebrate in June. On June 26, they were going to celebrate the first [Read more]
It's foolish that people depend on weapons to ensure peace when they bring about even greater danger.
<i>Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finally confirmed in recent days that which Donald Trump has spoken of openly for months and what Americans have been thinking for years. The official allies of the U.S. – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar – support and finance various terrorist and extremist [Read more]
In its policy of global domination, the U.S. has brought destruction to the four corners of the world, feeding conflict everywhere it thinks its interests are at stake.
<i>Less than half a percent of the victims of guns in the United States meet their end in mass shootings of the sort that make headlines and ignite arguments on legal gun ownership, as was the case in the wake of the Orlando massacre — as long as you don't mention the giant elephant in the room.</i>
To take this shooting as a critical juncture to advance a ban on guns, promote social tolerance and the foundations of the core American social values, and to strive for a better global counterterrorism atmosphere: such would be the best memorial for the dead.
Unlike what Trump says, the local terrorist does not come from afar.
Under no circumstances can we let our guards down.
Trump's reaction is another break with American political convention.