Which is more frightening, a bomb or a bomb-toting terrorist?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to crack down on what he called a “cancer” of violence that is spreading in America, and he has urged a “reboot” of the country’s gun laws.But the New York Police Department on Thursday said it was taking a new approach to stopping new gun crimes.According […]

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When The Taliban came for my life, I fought back

Video: In the year 2001, after the US invaded Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban, a Taliban uprising rocked the country, with thousands of Taliban fighters killed.In a film called The Taliban: Inside the War, director James Ellroy tells the story of one young woman in the village of Kalaigar, in the south of Afghanistan, as […]

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How to make a Muslim movie about the Mumbai blasts

NEW DELHI—The Indian media is abuzz with chatter about the film “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” (The Story of India), a film directed by a Hindu nationalist that was shot in Mumbai’s Muslim-dominated neighbourhood of Ghaziabad in the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai attacks.In a scene where an actor (Jai Patel) describes how the Mumbai attacks […]

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ISIS video is a ‘biggest moment’ in history

ISIL fighters are using a new tactic in their campaign to take control of the city of Raqqa, Syria.They have taken control of two high-rise buildings in the city that they have captured and are using as command centers for their propaganda videos, according to an analysis by the SITE Intelligence Group, a Washington-based intelligence […]

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