Omar Mateen, the individual responsible for the Orlando disaster was under FBI investigation before the Pulse shooting. However, that did not help the authorities prevent the genocide that took place last weekend. This is why scientists are fervently working on an algorithm that may predict terrorist attacks. Mateen’s web history showed that he was interested in the works of the Islamic state, he … [Read more...]
Salman Rushdie Defends Free Speech at University Event
Salman Rushdie, Booker Prize winner, has spoken about the importance of free speech following the terrorist attack at Charlie Hebdo. Salman Rushdie defends free speech and doing so, he joins thousands of people all over the world who have been showing support for the French nation and the caricaturists at Charlie Hebdo. Rushdie himself is no stranger to controversy. His 1988 book The Satanic … [Read more...]
Let The Terrorists Tweet!
The Islamic State is known not just for the primitive savagery with which they execute their victims, but also for their high-tech sophistication, as fighters immediately post photographs of themselves after beheading or crucifying their prisoners. One would argue that such content is abhorrent and only helps the Islamic State gather more followers in the West, however, this massive social … [Read more...]
Islamic State Group Gains the Arab League as a New Enemy
After their meeting on September 7th, the Arab League has agreed to combat the Islamic State militants that have been terrorizing Iraq and Syria. Either collectively or individually, all Arab League foreign ministers have agreed to confront the extremist group by all means necessary as well as to cooperate with international efforts aimed at limiting the rise to power of this terrorist … [Read more...]