The Global War on Terror, launched after the 9/11 attacks and then fought disastrously forever, has led to extremism coming home to roost in the US.
The US can exert pressure on behalf of Afghan women to demand their right to work and education are honored.
The emergence of the People’s Party of Canada has pointed a light at a potentially darker underbelly within the country’s politics.
It is critical that Western powers support fundamental human rights in Afghanistan without providing the Taliban with opportunities for blackmail.
Victory against the US, ethnic conflict within Afghanistan and disappointment with Islamabad could lead the Taliban to create a new Pashtun state on the ruins of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In Poland, the increase in secularization could have an impact on many aspects of social and political life in the future.
The focus on violence in countering the far right tends to overlook other threats that are specific to radical or extreme right-wing movements.
With natural shocks becoming increasingly common due to climate change, the specter of future eco-terrorism looms much more prominently.