This week I had the honor of being asked to participate in and speak at Web Summit 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. The panel also included Bjorn Ihler of the Khalifa-Ihler Institute, and Sasha Havlicek of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, in addition to Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks.
President Donald Trump stressed on Twitter that he has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to take extreme measures to screen foreign visitors to the U.S. after a fatal terrorist attack in New York City Tuesday evening.
Police raided the home of a Syrian refugee Sunday in connection to Friday’s bombing on a London subway train that injured dozens.
The United States and allies seem to lack a clear strategy for toppling the terrorist threat 16 years after the worst terrorist attack in American history, experts say.
Fewer than 2,000 Islamic State fighters remain in their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa, as U.S.-backed fighters come close to controlling approximately half of the city.
China has instituted a police state in its largest province and increased regulations against practicing Islam in the region.