Obama eyes overhaul of criminal justice system

Nov 27, 2015

Obama eyes overhaul of criminal justice system

President Barack Obama is making a hard case for overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system, but where he stands on the death penalty is unclear. Obama has hinted that his support for capital punishment is eroding, but he has refused to discuss what he ...

Nov 25, 2015

Friends recruit most Islamic State fighters: terrorism expert

Three-quarters of those who become foreign fighters for the Islamic State extremist group are recruited through friends and 20 percent through family members, a terrorism expert said Tuesday. Scott Atran, co-founder of the Center for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict at Oxford University, said ...