Attack on Jewish Bookstore in Barcelona Thwarted

Jihadist terrorist cell, a recruiter for Islamic State, planned bombing, beheading before arrests on April 8

Obama’s Harvest of Violence

A pact with Iran sends a clear message to Arab liberals: No one will help you

It’s Not Springtime in Tunisia Anymore

In the wake of deadly attacks, why the one vaunted Arab Spring exception may not be an exception at all

The Reign of Terror, Year XX

The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war

Hamas Social Media Campaign Backfires

Terror group’s #AskHamas hashtag yields predictably hilarious results

Holding Our Tongues

Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?

Terror, Sadomasochism, and Friendship

If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?

Sadomasochism and the Jihadi Death Cult

A psychoanalytic look at why people throw themselves into campaigns of murder and suicide

Tony Judt Is Aging Poorly

A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements

Why Funding, Weapons for Paris Attacks Likely Came From Abroad

France’s capital is a key battleground for Middle East political warfare

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