Islamic State Social Policies Aren’t Exactly a Hit With Libyans

Why Libyans under Islamic State rule aren't taking to child brides and gender segregation.

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Making ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Sound Sexy

Since January, students at 23 universities around the world have taken part in a “peer-to-peer” competition to research, design, and launch U.S. State Department-backed social media campaigns aimed at countering the influence of the Islamic State and other terrorist groups in their communities.


Sisi’s Islam

Egypt’s president is taking control of the country's mosques — and risks driving his enemies underground.


Hezbollah Is ‘Stronger Than Ever’

The Shiite Lebanese group says it’s winning the battle against the Islamic State, rallying supporters to its cause, and fighting a war on terror.


Cut Down in Their Prime

When Bangladesh’s politicians exploit extremist Islam, liberal bloggers pay with their lives.


In Burma, Migrant Crisis Inspires Little Grief, But Plenty of Denial

The Burmese government refuses to acknowledge its responsibility for migrant Rohingya - since the official position is that no such people exists.

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Armed Bikers Plan to Draw Cartoons of Mohammed Outside a Mosque in Arizona

Armed bikers plan to draw cartoons of Mohammed outside a mosque in Arizona.

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