Cindy Storer

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The French people marching on Sunday are demonstrating the power of unity to confront hatred and violence. The cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo did not hunt down a terrorist or storm the barricades or take another’s life. But they weren’t simply innocent bystanders either. They were brave, knowingly placing their own lives at risk for our freedom of speech and for the right to treat everyone equally.

This is what martyrdom is about — not seeking death, but recognizing instead that life is precious. True martyrs seek to preserve and enhance life.

And there has been an outpouring of support, not just for their own bravery, but for the cause they stood for.…  Seguir leyendo »

Is ISIS actually sealing its own fate with the release of these gruesome beheading videos? How effective will military strikes really be? CNN hosts an email discussion on the threat posed by ISIS and how the U.S. should respond. CNN terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank, former CIA analysts and terrorism experts Cindy Storer and Nada Bakos, and Brookings Institution fellow Shadi Hamid offer their takes. Their comments have been edited for clarity and style.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has managed to shock the world by releasing videos of the executions of two American journalists, a British aid worker and now a French tourist.…  Seguir leyendo »