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Commentary: How to Influence Moderate Muslims to Marginalize Islamic Fundamentalism

By Tim Boyd
Special Guest Contributor

There are at least two ways to attack, weaken, and destroy any enemy or opposing force. It can be done from either an external or an internal position. A building may be exploded using a missile or some source of attack to its external structure, which causes a weakening to the entire building, or the building might be imploded by a destructive source within.

The Arab Spring Turns Two

By Dr. Laura Culbertson
Faculty Member, International Relations at American Public University

It was two years ago this December when protests erupted across the Arab world following the self-immolation of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi on Dec. 17, 2010. During these two years, the world witnessed the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, as well as the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen.