The Indefensible Death of Leon Klinghoffer

June 27 2014

By reviving a work that whitewashes terrorism, the Metropolitan Opera affronts not only Jews but also New York City, site of the murder of 3,000 innocents.  

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More about: Death of Klinghoffer, New York City, Opera

Despite Opposition from the Taliban, Islamic State Is Thriving in Afghanistan

According to Taliban officials, Islamic State’s Afghanistan offshoot (known as the “Khorasan province,” or ISKP) has but a negligible presence. American diplomats, for their part, have claimed that the new jihadist government in Kabul can provide a bulwark against the group, which opposes what it sees as the Taliban’s relative religious moderation. But, Oved Lobel argues, the evidence supports neither interpretation:

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More about: ISIS, Taliban, Terrorism, U.S. Foreign policy