Trump’s Attacks on Islam: Dangerous and Way Off the Mark

by Emile Nakhleh Donald J. Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, told CNN recently that “Islam hates us.” Although he maintains that the United States is engaged in a war against radical Islam, he claims, “It’s very hard to separate… Continue Reading  

Tribal Beliefs and American Political Parties

by Paul R. Pillar The Donald Trump phenomenon and the suddenly frantic efforts within the Republican Party to try to stop Trump have led some observers to believe American politics are at a major inflection point, one where a familiar… Continue Reading