| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:42 PM
Anwer Hasan got involved in politics after the 2001 terrorist attacks, a time of tension for many Muslim Americans.
"The rhetoric that was coming out against Muslims at that time, that was the reason for us to get organized and start working to tell...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:20 PM
U.S. counterterrorism efforts monitor and sort vast databases of information for clues on potential plots. Now a team of University of Maryland researchers have used data-mining techniques employed by online giants like Google and Amazon.com to aid in the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:15 AM
There are a lot worse things going on in our country right now than Gen. David Petraeus cheating on his wife, and one of them is our country's invidious use of drone warfare. The worst part about it is that we have been brainwashed to believe that it is...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
For the past few weeks there has been outrage in Muslim countries across the world because of an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube ("Anti-U.S. protests rock Pakistan," Sept. 22).
Yet as a 12-year-old Ahmadi Muslim American, I didn't feel angry at...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Most likely we all agree that the Boston bombing was cowardly, senseless, dastardly. It cries out for justice. And just about every cop in the universe was on this case, big time.
But what about all the drone bombings in Pakistan, Yemen, Afghanistan,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 8:56 AM
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: "This changes everything."
Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security state that...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I watched 60 Minutes on Sunday and saw the anguish still being experienced by the Sandy Hook parents. Their grief has caused them to turn to action, and they are in Washington to lobby Congress to pass legislation that might prevent other gun tragedies....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Last month, when 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot and wounded by the Taliban in Pakistan, the world responded with outrage. That she was simply defending her right to an education made the event even more astounding. Her almost superhuman courage...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Gen. David Petraeus' actions over the past several years show that he considers himself more of a prince than a member of the armed forces who answers to his civilian commander-in-chief ("Did Petraeus have to step down?" Nov. 13).
In Afghanistan, he...
| Feb 10, 2011
Over the past decade, Maryland's population grew far more diverse, while growth slowed dramatically in once-booming counties in the Baltimore area, according to data released Wednesday by the Census Bureau.
Baltimore lost more of its population —...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The conviction of a former Baltimore County man in a deadly hotel bombing in Indonesia is seen as a turning point in the long-delayed prosecution of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
Majid Shoukat Khan, who on Wednesday admitted to conspiring with Osama...
| May 1, 2011
| 8:53 PM
President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Some key points from the president's brief speech:
• Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...