An alleged Islamist plot, dubbed ‘Trojan Horse,’ has fuelled Islamophobia in Britain. To negate the spread of fundamentalism however, it is more important to understand the reshaping of Islam in Britain, and how this change has led some young British Muslims to wage jihad in Syria and Iraq. http://goo.gl/NUFKDQ
Since the beginning of the #Crimeacrisis, #Poland and #Romania have been very vocal in calling for a stepped up American effort in the region. Being that it is an opportunity to poke Putin, the United States has been happy to oblige. http://goo.gl/Ob69MG
It has gotten to the point where even an Obama speech to the United Nations was described by a Western prime minister as, “In the past we have seen some America overreach. Now I think we are seeing America underreach.”
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in the original ‘Star Wars’. Read “Optimism for Star Wars: Episode VII” by clicking here
Sure the Star Wars prequels deserved to be maligned, but looking at the actors slated to appear in the newest Star Wars film, the movie might actually be pretty good. No sign of Jar Jar Binks as of yet.
President Barack Obama speaking during a town hall in New Mexico. Chuck Kennedy/White House. Read “Why Obama has Foreign Policy about Right” by clicking here
On U.S. foreign policy, Daniel Wagner argues that the Obama critics have it wrong. He’s avoided potentially costly entanglements in places like Syria and Ukraine, which is exactly what he should be doing.