Extremism

The Social Scientific Case Against a Muslim Ban

The Social Scientific Case Against a Muslim Ban

By SARAH LYONS-PADILLA and MICHELE J. GELFAND CreditBrian Stauffer There were many reasons to oppose President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries, which is now blocked by a federal court’s temporary restraining order. Unfortunately, those same objections are also likely to apply to the revised version of the executive order that Mr. Trump promised …

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Craig Considine on Radical Islamism and America

Craig Considine on Radical Islamism and America

By Dr. Craig Considine President Trump tweeted yesterday that “The threat from radical Islamic terrorism is very real, just look at what is happening in Europe and the Middle East.” His comment suggests that “radical Islamic terrorism” is the greatest threat to the United States and that his administration will take steps to eradicate this danger from the world. The tweet should not …

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