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November 25, 2015 Comment

‘Spymasters’ Documentary Goes Into The Minds Of CIA Leaders

A new Showtime film interviews all 12 living CIA directors about the decisions they’ve had to make and the ethics of CIA tactics.

November 25, 2015 Comment

A Muslim Parliamentarian’s View On Fighting Terrorists

Syed Kamall, a member of the European Parliament, discusses what should be done following the Paris attacks.

November 24, 2015 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.

November 24, 2015 3 Comments

Belgium’s Counterterrorism Weaknesses

Politico’s Ryan Heath discusses the security challenges Belgium is facing and how Brussels became a breeding ground for terrorists.

November 24, 2015 12 Comments

Chicago Braces For Black Lives Matter Protests

City officials plan to release video of the police shooting last year of African-American 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

November 20, 2015 Comment

Militants Attack Hotel In Mali, Hostages Freed

Militants armed with guns and grenades stormed a Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali early Friday.

November 20, 2015 3 Comments

Candidates Respond To Threat Of ISIS, Concerns About Refugees

Rick Klein of ABC News and Rebecca Sinderbrand of The Washington Post discuss how the Paris attacks are reverberating.

November 20, 2015 Comment

French, U.S. Forces On Scene Of Mali Hotel Attack

Militants, armed with guns and throwing grenades, stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital.

November 19, 2015 3 Comments

Wisconsin Man Asks High Court To Take Up Student Loan Debt Case

Mark Tetzlaff, 57, has filed a petition with the Supreme Court in hopes of having his student loans written off in bankruptcy court.

November 19, 2015 3 Comments

Paris Journalist: On The Walls It’s Written ‘We Are Not Afraid.’ But We Are.

Following the coordinated attacks on the city last week, attempts at resuming normal life have not been easy for Parisians.

November 19, 2015 7 Comments

Nuremberg Trials: 70 Years On

Tomorrow will mark 70 years since Nazi leaders went on trial in the German city for war crimes committed during the Holocaust.

November 19, 2015 90 Comments

How Islamic Is ISIS, Really?

Historians say that these extreme behaviors and doctrines are not in alignment with any of Islam’s past or scripture.

November 18, 2015 Comment

Succeeding By ‘Thinking Like The Enemy’

“Red teaming” is a concept used by the CIA, the military and some corporations to assess their vulnerabilities.

November 18, 2015 4 Comments

DC Homeland Security Chief: How We’re Keeping America’s Capital Safe

Christopher Geldert explains how his team deals with threats and the heightened state of security following the Paris attacks.

November 18, 2015 2 Comments

Students At French-American School In San Francisco Reflect On Paris Attacks

Our partners at Youth Radio visited the French American International School to find out how students are processing the news.

November 18, 2015 2 Comments

Two Die As Suspected Mastermind Of Paris Attacks Is Targeted

Gunfire and explosions rocked a Paris suburb today, as police raided an apartment where the suspect was believed to be holed up.

November 17, 2015 Comment

German Officials Evacuate Soccer Stadium, Investigate Terror Threats

Police and security officials in Hannover evacuated a soccer stadium after receiving “concrete” information about a bomb threat.

November 17, 2015 7 Comments

Could The Paris Attacks Happen In The U.S.?

The former coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department writes that “the United States is a significantly safer place.”

November 17, 2015 7 Comments

After Paris, Debate Grows Over Security And Liberty

The French president has requested changes to the constitution and stronger powers for the government to conduct its investigation.

November 17, 2015 Comment

Investigators Seek 2nd Suspect In Paris Attacks

French and Belgian authorities have issued a warrant for one person, Salah Abdeslam. The second suspect has not been identified.


Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.

November 24 3 Comments

Sam Sifton’s Tips For A Happy, Delicious Thanksgiving For All

The New York Times' food editor talks about his favorite dishes and how to accommodate everyone without going crazy.

November 23 3 Comments

James Taylor Is ‘Gobsmacked’ By Medal Of Freedom Honor

The five-time Grammy winner looks back on his career, ahead of receiving the country's highest civilian honor.

November 23 28 Comments

How To Travel While Black During Jim Crow

A postal worker created a guide for black travelers that was published almost every year from 1936 to 1966.