In the fight against violent extremism, President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn’t: a long tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants, including Muslims. With the Islamic State group spreading and terrorists gaining strength in the Mideast and Africa, Obama has sought to use this week’s White […]
The Islamic State group's rampage through Iraq and Syria has shocked the United States
Osama bin Laden is dead and al-Qaida dispersed, yet the horrors keep coming. Western hostages beheaded on camera. School girls abducted by gunmen in the night. Families fleeing their homes in fear they might be killed because of their religion. The news from much of the Middle East and Africa is relentlessly brutal. The Islamic […]
Voters turned off the political extremism. The tea party pot turned cold.
Voters Tuesday sent a strong message to the once-formidable tea party: We don’t like you and we don’t want you representing us in Congress. Tea party candidates lost big in Senate primaries in Kentucky and Georgia as GOP voters rallied behind “establishment” party candidates who stand a better chance of running strong against Democratic candidates […]