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News, analysis, and opinions on extremist activity around the world, from fringe groups in the US to major organizations abroad.

ChatGPT could make bioterrorism horrifyingly easy

The Supreme Court is befuddled by whether Twitter is liable for ISIS’s terrorism

An atmosphere of violence: Stochastic terror in American politics

After the latest clash with Israel, Gazans’ struggle continues

The only way to “win” the war on terrorism is to end it

Thinking through the unthinkable

The biggest funder of anti-nuclear war programs is taking its money away

The war on terror and the long death of liberal interventionism

Why progressives are lining up against new criminal penalties for domestic terrorism

Labeling groups like the Proud Boys “domestic terrorists” won’t fix anything

The coronavirus has now killed more people in the US than the 9/11 terror attacks

21 Saudi military trainees in the US are being sent home for anti-US media and child porn

Killing Qassem Soleimani changes the game in the Middle East

Accelerationism: the obscure idea inspiring white supremacist killers around the world

Trump’s Baghdadi press conference shows how he ruins even his best moments

What Baghdadi’s death means for ISIS

How the Pittsburgh shooting changed American Jews

A Norwegian white nationalist tried to kill Muslims at a mosque

Trump wants social media to detect mass shooters before they commit crimes

Osama bin Laden’s son, the “Crown Prince of Terror,” is dead. Or is he?

Sam Harris talks Islam, politics, Twitter, and Trump with Kara Swisher

Here’s what we know so far about the Poway synagogue shooting

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings, in 22 pictures

This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis and jihadists. Here’s what she learned.

The recent spike in tensions between India and Pakistan, explained

A Coast Guard officer’s arrest is the latest example of the rising problem of right-wing terrorism in America

House Democrats are forming a new oversight subcommittee to investigate Trump

Egypt’s president tried to stop a 60 Minutes interview from airing. It’s now clear why.

Reciprocal rage: why Islamist extremists and the far right need each other

Trump’s Justice Department is fighting US terrorist attack victims in the Supreme Court

Pakistan’s military is waging a quiet war on journalists

How the Vietnam war created America’s modern “white power” movement

Are the Austin bombings terrorism? It depends who you ask.

If America becomes a dystopian hellscape, it might look like this

US forces reportedly killed more than 100 Russian mercenaries inside Syria

An atheist Muslim on what the left and right get wrong about Islam

We're becoming numb to terrorism. That might be a good thing.

What we know about the victims of the New York terror attack

Trump blasts “Diversity Visa Lottery Program” after NYC terror attack

“A colossal miscalculation”: why the Kurds’ independence bid might lead to civil war in Iraq