Michael Whittaker ’20 of the Stanford College Republicans reflects on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Apart from a conversation about comprehensive regulations on all guns, especially handguns, any effort that only moves us towards incremental progress as “solutions” for violence is unacceptable.
On Friday night, comedian and senior correspondent on The Daily Show Hasan Minhaj explained—through the vantage point of his own identity as a Muslim Indian-American—why Americans need not worry about refugees committing acts of terrorism.
The State Department issues four tiers of travel advisories ranging from Level One, “Exercise Normal Precautions,” to Level Four, “Do Not Travel.” A “Level Three” advisory indicates that one should reconsider travel to a country “due to serious risks to safety and security.”
We have a tendency to distance people from their humanity if we do not know them personally.
Sarah Lyons-Padilla is a Stanford researcher in the Department of Psychology’s Center for Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions (SPARQ). She is currently studying the marginalization of Muslim immigrants at risk for radicalization. Her research—particularly timely after this summer’s string of terror attacks—aims to redirect current preventive approaches to terrorism that focus on military and security measures.
Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave a speech on counter-terrorism at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) on Wednesday morning.