On November 5th, 2009, Nidal Hassan became infamous for his attacks at Ft. Hood, Texas. After declaring his allegiance to the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIS), Hassan began shooting into a densely packed building on the Ft. Hood military base. Hassan aimed with the intention of killing...
Author: Stephanie Halasz
ISIS’ heyday may seem long gone. There are no sensational headlines nor prolific attacks and they continue to lose territory in Syria. As comforting as this thought is, it may be too soon to tell. While successful counter-insurgency operations hinder ISIS’ ability to organize, recent evidence suggests the group’s leader,...
During the 2016 election season, the United States saw a misinformation campaign larger then we’ve ever seen before. With tens of thousands of “fake news” posts proliferating across social media platforms, confusion and suspicion spread rapidly and dangerously. While there is still much to learn, the Knight Foundation recently released...
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