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Columns and Articles by Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman

March 18, 2017

Sweden Does Have an Immigrant Problem.


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March 11, 2017

The Role of Language in Politics


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February 25, 2017

Crisis for the Muslim World


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February 18, 2017

Vetting Immigrants and Refugees


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February 11, 2017

Ideas That Make People Kill.


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December 10, 2016

How Our "Nation of Immigrants" Works.


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October 01, 2016

Immigrants vs Self-Radicalizing Jihadis


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August 27, 2016

Libya as an American Foreign Policy Problem


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July 23, 2016

Iraq War Revisited with Critical Thinking


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April 09, 2016

Genocide extends back 7,000 years.


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December 26, 2015

The History of How Religions Change.


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December 19, 2015

Neither Bigot Not Apologist.


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November 07, 2015

Racism, Anti-Semitism, and Islamophobia: a Primer


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September 21, 2015

Another View of Pope Francis


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September 19, 2015

Refugee Hordes Threaten Europe?s Future.


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September 12, 2015

Religious fanaticism still defies the Secular State.


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September 05, 2015

The United States of Europe Is Obviously Premature.


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May 09, 2015

Europe?s Newest Invasion needs Tough Love.


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April 25, 2015

When is "Economic Information" Espionage?


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April 18, 2015

"Clash of Traditions" Offer Glimmers of Hope


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March 07, 2015

What to do with Returning Jihadis?


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January 17, 2015

Whose Fault Are the French Jihadi Murders?


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January 03, 2015

Youth who seek "meaning" find it in bad places.


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December 20, 2014

Belief and Writing: It Must Be True If It Is Written Down.


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October 04, 2014

Corruption Has Ancient Roots.


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September 20, 2014

This Is No Longer Your Grandfathers' Army.


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September 13, 2014

Conflicting Views of the President's Foreign Policy


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August 30, 2014

Al Qaeda Spawned A Monster Child, The Islamic Caliphate.


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August 23, 2014

Caliphates and Tooth Fairies Are Cousins.


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May 17, 2014

What is Boko Haram and Why Should We Care?


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April 26, 2014

Why Are We the World’s Policemen?


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April 15, 2014

Disinvited


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Why We Can’t Make the World Safe for Democracy


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March 22, 2014

Putin’s Ideological Fantasy of Russian “Spirituality.”


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March 08, 2014

The Russian Bear Still Has Teeth Laina Farhat-Holzman


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March 01, 2014

The Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost in Pakistan.


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November 26, 2013

Why Some Women Love Violence.


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October 05, 2013

Whistle Blowing: One Size Doesn’t Fit All.


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September 28, 2013

The Great Utopias Have a Nightmarish History.


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September 14, 2013

Moral Foreign Policy May Not Be Prudent Foreign Policy.


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August 31, 2013

Darwin Awards: People Who Should Not Be Part of the Gene Pool


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July 30, 2013

Making Excuses for Jihadis.


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July 16, 2013

Snowden No Hero


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June 29, 2013

How Do Religions Modernize?


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April 06, 2013

An Important Iranian Visitor is Coming: The Cyrus Cylinder


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March 23, 2013

Both American Political Parties Have Serious Blindspots.


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February 09, 2013

We Are Providing the Wrong Cure to Dysfunctional Nations


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January 26, 2013

Europe’s Multicultural Model Is Changing.


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November 03, 2012

Why the Taliban Shot a Teenage Girl


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August 11, 2012

Can There Be A World Without History? Militant Islamists Think So.


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July 28, 2012

Religion Has Two Faces: Benevolent and Malevolent.


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July 07, 2012

Does Equality Mean “The Same?”


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April 18, 2012

Why Do Shiite and Sunni Muslims Hate Each Other?


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April 14, 2012

What Has Become of Academic Critical Thinking?


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March 31, 2012

France Dropped the Ball with their Murderous Jihadi.


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March 20, 2012

More Electoral Fraud in Egypt? What a Surprise.


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March 03, 2012

Koran Burning Spurs Obnoxious Protests.


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February 18, 2012

Time to Revisit the Abused “L” Word, “L” for “Liberal.”


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February 08, 2012

What Is America’s “Worldview?”


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February 04, 2012

Religious Intolerance is the World's Normal. Can it Be Fixed?


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December 17, 2011

US Law is Wrestling with Complexities of Antiterrorism


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November 12, 2011

Power to the People! Round Up the Usual Suspects!


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November 03, 2011

Global Violence Declines---Except in the Middle East--Part 2.


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October 22, 2011

Is Human Violence Really on the Wane? Part 1 of 2


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August 20, 2011

Do We Know What Makes People Evil?


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August 06, 2011

We Need Perspective On Norway’s Terror Attack


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July 30, 2011

Some People Choose Bad Bedfellows for Their Summer Vacation


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July 16, 2011

Heavy Lies the Saudi Head That Wears the Crown.


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April 16, 2011

How Do We Deal With “Sticks and Stones?”


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March 12, 2011

Tyrants have a long history.


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January 08, 2011

What Is “American Exceptionalism?”


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December 31, 2010

What Is “American Exceptionalism?”


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December 25, 2010

Being Nice Hasn’t Protected Sweden.


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December 11, 2010

How Fragile is Civilization and How Thoughtless is Anarchy!


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December 10, 2010

What is National Security?


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November 19, 2010

Sometimes Important News Hides in the Back Pages.


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November 06, 2010

Is the West Really Islamophobic—Or Under Attack?


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October 23, 2010

Why Are We No Longer On The Same Page?


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September 24, 2010

What “World Opinion” Are We Talking About?


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September 18, 2010

Did We Have Guns of August Again?


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September 11, 2010

Sticks and Stones Go Big Time.


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September 04, 2010

Germany Has Had a Curious Century of Islamic Relations.


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August 21, 2010

How About a Mosque at Ground Zero?


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August 13, 2010

When is Freedom of Speech Incitement to Kill?


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July 24, 2010

Why Do Dead Ideas Continue to Haunt Us?


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July 10, 2010

Does Enlightened Self-Interest Rule the World?


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June 12, 2010

Let’s Have Another Look at the “Humanitarian” Flotilla


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June 05, 2010

Some Bedfellows are Incomprehensible


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May 08, 2010

Good Old “May Day” Comes Back From the Dead


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April 03, 2010

Tea Party Buffs and the Far Left are Buddies.


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March 13, 2010

Greece is in the Grip of Denial.


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February 27, 2010

Who Is “An Enemy of God?”


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February 20, 2010

Europe is Having an Important Burqa Debate.


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October 17, 2009

Can Too Much Freedom Destroy Democracy?


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