Scott Atran

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

'Summer camp jihadists' pose challenge to West

A new type of recruit is volunteering to join terrorist groups. Not religious fanatics but young people brandishing iPads, who are bored with their lives in Western countries and go to the Middle East in their search for glory. Chances are high that the ... [Published Asiaone - 14 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Vox Day, Scientist [Pharyngula]

The anti-vaxxers are excited. A recent paper, Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young african american boys: a reanalysis of CDC data , claims that there is evidence that vaccinations cause autism. Only one problem: it’s a crappy ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

LA and Iraq united by gangsta craving for honour and respect

Alt Text: Charles LaurenceWhat does shooting of Suge Knight have to do with execution of James Foley? Possibly a great deal Column Charles Laurence Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:42am The shooting in a West Hollywood night club of Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

A Hip-Hop Jihadi May Have Killed Foley

Whoever killed James Foley likely thinks he’s serving a noble cause. But it’s not his God, it’s his ego that tells him so.Sick as this may sound, the super-slick HD depiction of a pseudo-ninja murdering American journalist James Foley is, not least, a ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 3 reports

Why Don't Muslims Speak Out Against ISIS?!

ABC News’ Laura Ingraham , Fox News’ Sean Hannity , Fox & Friends and other U.S. media commentators say that Muslims are silent and complicit in the barbarian crimes of ISIS.  Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said that all Muslims are the same as ISIS, and ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mehdi Hasan : What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Islam For Dummies' on Amazon Tell Us About Radicalisation

Can you guess which books the wannabe jihadists Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed ordered online from Amazon before they set out from Birmingham to fight in Syria last May? A copy of Milestones by the Egyptian Islamist Sayyid Qutb? No. How about Messages ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Must Help Deal Directly With Hamas

Scott Atran in the New York Times: Israel, with strong U.S. support, has long endeavored to defang and destroy Hamas. But Hamas has shown resilient political and military capacity, along with greater  sensitivity  to popular sentiment and international ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 06 2014]

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'Summer camp jihadists' pose challenge to West [Published Asiaone - 14 hours ago]
Vox Day, Scientist [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 23 hours ago]
LA and Iraq united by gangsta craving for honou... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 26 2014]
A Hip-Hop Jihadi May Have Killed Foley [Published Daily Beast - Aug 25 2014]
Why Don't Muslims Speak Out Against ISIS?! [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 24 2014]
Why Don't Muslims Speak Out Against ISIS?! [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 24 2014]
Where Are the Muslims Who Condemn ISIS? [Published PrisonPlanet - Aug 23 2014]
Mehdi Hasan : What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Is... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 21 2014]
U.S. Must Help Deal Directly With Hamas [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 06 2014]
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
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Vox Day, Scientist [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 23 hours ago]
The anti-vaxxers are excited. A recent paper, Measles-mumps-rubella vaccination timing and autism among young african american boys: a reanalysis of CDC data , claims that there is evidence that vaccinations cause autism. Only one problem: it’s a crappy ...
Why Don't Muslims Speak Out Against ISIS?! [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 24 2014]
ABC News’ Laura Ingraham , Fox News’ Sean Hannity , Fox & Friends and other U.S. media commentators say that Muslims are silent and complicit in the barbarian crimes of ISIS.  Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said that all Muslims are the same as ...
U.S. Must Help Deal Directly With Hamas [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 06 2014]
Scott Atran in the New York Times: Israel, with strong U.S. support, has long endeavored to defang and destroy Hamas. But Hamas has shown resilient political and military capacity, along with greater  sensitivity  to popular sentiment and international ...
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
Something for everyone and much to infuriate you. I esp. dislike attemptsto explain away free will, causation, space, time, and so on. They shouldbe explained, not explained away. I read them all pretty carefully, exceptthe articles on cancer, for I don't ...
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