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Columns and Articles by Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman

July 29, 2017

The Past and Future of Work


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June 10, 2017

How Islamists Select Targets


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January 21, 2017

World Law and Reciprocity


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December 24, 2016

Tradition!


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November 26, 2016

Celebrating Native American Food


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November 19, 2016

Culture Matters Part 2


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September 22, 2016

Is There Global Rule of Law?


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September 17, 2016

Why Is Georgetown University Rewriting History?


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September 10, 2016

The Fuss over Headscarves


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July 16, 2016

Beliefs that Kill


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July 09, 2016

Profiling the Muslim Community


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June 18, 2016

Religion, Sexuality, and Homosexuality


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June 02, 2016

Letters to Editors: Primary Elections and Slavery Statistics


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May 07, 2016

What Use Are Good Manners?


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April 30, 2016

1400 Years of Inbreeding


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April 09, 2016

Genocide extends back 7,000 years.


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March 05, 2016

With Women Like These?..


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February 27, 2016

Was the Past Really Better?


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January 23, 2016

Europe's Good Intentions Hit the Wall of Reality.


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January 16, 2016

Poll Finds Christian-Muslim Divide on Religious Freedom.


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January 02, 2016

Darwin Awards for 2015


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December 19, 2015

Neither Bigot Not Apologist.


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December 12, 2015

Militant Islam has a Woman Problem.


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November 28, 2015

Do Refugees Have Responsibilities?


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November 21, 2015

Is the Paris Massacre a Game Changer?


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October 17, 2015

The Saudis Are Not Alone in Religious Stampedes.


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October 10, 2015

The World Has A Strange Fixation on Sex.


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October 03, 2015

Whose Fault is the Immigrant Crisis?


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September 26, 2015

Whose Fault is the Immigrant Crisis?


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September 21, 2015

Another View of Pope Francis


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September 05, 2015

Tradition!


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August 22, 2015

Tradition!


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June 20, 2015

Defunding Israel but Blind to Islamophobia Ripoffs?


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April 18, 2015

"Clash of Traditions" Offer Glimmers of Hope


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March 14, 2015

Poor Jihadi John: People Picked on Him!


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March 07, 2015

What to do with Returning Jihadis?


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February 21, 2015

Annual Darwin Awards


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January 10, 2015

It is Not Smart to Take Rule of Law for Granted.


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January 03, 2015

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


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November 29, 2014

The Women?s Revolution Threatens The Old Guard


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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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February 22, 2014

Let's Give them a Big Hand: Current Darwin Awards


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January 25, 2014

Turkey: How to Lose a Democracy


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December 28, 2013

India and China Are Not in the Same League.


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December 07, 2013

Can We Legislate Against Sin?


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November 30, 2013

The Politically Correct Only Recognize “Selective Slavery.”


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November 26, 2013

Why Some Women Love Violence.


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August 31, 2013

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


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August 17, 2013

How Do We Know that Domestic Violence is an “Epidemic?”


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August 10, 2013

Europe Has an Ostrich Problem: Denial of Immigrant Violence


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June 29, 2013

In Defense of Dead White Men


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February 16, 2013

Here Are the Annual Darwin Awards


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February 09, 2013

We Are Providing the Wrong Cure to Dysfunctional Nations


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January 19, 2013

Sex Crimes Are Part of the War Against Women and Modernity.


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January 12, 2013

The Dilemma of Changing IQ outcomes


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December 15, 2012

What Can a Husband Do About a Disobedient Wife?


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December 08, 2012

Should National Defense be "Proportional?"


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November 03, 2012

Why the Taliban Shot a Teenage Girl


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October 06, 2012

The Saudis Have A “Modest Proposal” for Women


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September 15, 2012

When is Cultural Criticism “Racism?”


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August 04, 2012

Why Do We Give a Pass to Evil?


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July 28, 2012

Religion Has Two Faces: Benevolent and Malevolent.


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May 26, 2012

What Is Making Population Numbers Crash?


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May 19, 2012

Is There a Legal Problem with “Hate Crimes?”


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March 20, 2012

More Electoral Fraud in Egypt? What a Surprise.


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January 11, 2012

What Happens When People Suddenly Have Choices?


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January 07, 2012

Arab Spring Is a Conflict between Religion and Nationalism.


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October 22, 2011

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


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October 15, 2011

What are the Best and Worst Countries for Women? (Part 2)


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October 08, 2011

How Goes It With Marriage Around the World?(Part 1)


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July 16, 2011

Heavy Lies the Saudi Head That Wears the Crown.


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July 07, 2011

How Do We (and Afghanistan) Negotiate with the Taliban?


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July 02, 2011

Some Democracies Are Not Wonderful.


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June 25, 2011

Is Turkey Still A Secular Muslim Model?


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June 18, 2011

For Girls, Idealism Can Be Deadly.


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June 11, 2011

Sometimes Marriage and Childbirth Customs Have Serious Consequences.


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June 04, 2011

There Are Consequences For Lying


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May 10, 2011

What is the future of religion around the world?


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April 16, 2011

How Do We Deal With “Sticks and Stones?”


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March 05, 2011

How Goes It With Women Around the World?


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January 09, 2011

A Few Surprises Are Happening in Afghanistan!


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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 29, 2010

Some People Have to Lie to Survive.


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October 15, 2010

Iran’s Islamic Justice Is a Message to the World


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September 20, 2010

Laina At the Movies, September, 2010


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September 10, 2010

A Venetian Tradition Bites the Dust—a Woman Gondolier!


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Is There Any Hope for Afghanistan?


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August 27, 2010

Religious Toleration Has Never Been Absolute.


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August 07, 2010

When is IQ a Major Security Issue?


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July 29, 2010

Is Guatemala A Toxic Place for Women?


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July 10, 2010

Does Enlightened Self-Interest Rule the World?


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July 03, 2010

What Are The Good Old Days?


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June 05, 2010

Some Bedfellows are Incomprehensible


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May 22, 2010

Why is Sex Such a Global Problem?


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May 01, 2010

Annual Darwin Awards?


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April 20, 2010

What Can These Women Be Thinking?


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February 20, 2010

Europe is Having an Important Burqa Debate.


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February 06, 2010

Does Bad Childrearing Produce Terrorists?


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October 05, 2009

Is There Any Hope for Afghanistan?


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