Published in: openDemocracyUKWhat David Cameron could learn from Marx about radicalisation (but probably won't)
In the hands of politicians religion becomes impregnated with 'polemical bitterness' - to talk about religion...
Published in: openSecurityRethinking the origins of 9/11
As 2013 came to an end ‘9/11’ continued to cast a violent shadow in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet the US response...
Uncertainty looms amid progress in talks with the Taliban
The Afghan Taliban and the United States have begun talks, advancing prospects that coalition forces can withdraw...
Thinking about war with Iran
The real Iranian threat is not its nuclear capacity but its independence. If Iran continues to stand as a model of...
Published in: openSecurityIran in the straits?
How are recent events in Iran to be interpreted? History has a lot to teach us, argues David Madden
‘I am an American’: living September 11, 2001, ten years on
An American professor of international relations who is also a documentary film-maker invites us to share in her...
Google's big idea against extremism needs to learn the important maxim of political violence: "no justice, no peace"?
Google Ideas, Google's think-and-do-tank, wants to combat violent extremism by having extremists and policy makers...