Colin J. Beck (Pomona) and Eric W. Schoon (Ohio State): Terrorism and Social Movement. Ben Saul (Sydney): Minorities and Counter-Terrorism Law. From NYRB, what makes a terrorist? Nafees Hamid investigates. ISIS’s defeat in Iraq and Syria makes attacks like New York inevitable. The fatal flaw of America’s “forever” war on terror. What is the green card law Trump wants to scrap after the New York attack? Diversity visa lottery, criticized after New York terrorist attack, was invented to help the Irish. Losing hearts and minds: How Trump quietly gutted a program to combat homegrown extremists. Go ahead and politicize tragedies — it’s ok.

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