What’s in a name? How about wolf or rat?

The global terrorist threat has entered a “new phase,” where media-savvy Islamist extremists are successfully drawing lone wolf attackers to their cause, the US secretary of Homeland Security warned Sunday. I wish I could with the stroke of a pen or a wiggle of the nose change the designation of …

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Why are we still wasting time in Afghanistan?

An Afghan woman, Farkhunda, was beaten with sticks and stones, dragged by a car and then thrown onto the bank of the Kabul River and set afire by men. Why? Because they believed an Imam who said she had burned the Koran. What we know. Farkhunda was a devout Muslim, 27 years old, …

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