Sinkwan Cheng (CUHK): Terrorism, Hegel, Honneth ("how Hegel and Honneth’s theory of recognition would seem to lend support to insurgent terrorists’ struggle for the right to self-determination”). Gabriela Pohl (Southern Queensland): A New Picture for Understanding Terrorists’ Opportunities and Choices When Media Coverage is a Desired Payoff. Bart Husslage, Peter Borm, Twan Burg, Herbert Hamers, and Roy H. A. Lindelauf (Tilburg): Ranking Terrorists in Networks: A Sensitivity Analysis of Al Qaeda's 9/11 Attack. Umbreen Javaid and Nighat Noureen (Punjab): An Insight into the Philosophical Dynamics of Al-Qaeda. David Skillicorn (Queen's) and Edna F Reid (James Madison): Language Use in the Jihadist Magazines Inspire and Azan. Assaf Moghadam on Al Qaeda's innovative middle managers: Fighting terrorism requires more than targeting leaders. Asawin Suebsaeng on how the State Department is actively trolling terrorists on Twitter. On faking blackness, dickriders, basic training, and the sad fabulist and wannabe-warrior-of-Islam, Nicholas Teausant: Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the lies American jihadists tell themselves. Hakan Cem Cetin on the war on terrorism: What went wrong in Afghanistan? Explosive claims about Pakistan and Osama Bin Laden: Isaac Chotiner interviews Carlotta Gall, author of The Wrong Enemy: American in Afghanistan, 2001-2014. Did the U.S. trade 5 Taliban terrorists for an Army deserter? And what will Obama trade for the three other Americans being held in Afghanistan? Fred Kaplan on what people don’t understand about the Bergdahl deal: America negotiates with terrorists, these were not terrorists, and this could be the start of something big. Actually, sometimes terrorism does work: The popular adage that governments “do not negotiate with terrorists” appears to be untrue, at least in civil war.


Daphna Hacker (Tel-Aviv): Disappointed “Heirs” as a Socio-Legal Phenomenon. Kees Bastmeijer (Tilburg) and Tina Tin (ASOC): Antarctica, a Wilderness Continent for Science: The “Public's Dream” as a Mission Impossible? From Law, Ethics and Philosophy, Joanna Firth (Oxford): What’s So Shameful about Shameful Revelations? 1p Book Review: Nige reviews How to Be an Alien by George Mikes. Danny Vinik on Ron Fournier's elitist bias in one sentence. Michael Schapira interviews Paul Buhle, author of Bohemians: A Graphic History. Low self-esteem is good for you: Anneli Rufus on how we’ve been too successful at making people feel good. Dylan Matthews on the case for abolishing the TSA. From the Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, twins philosophically separated at birth? Tom Strong reviews Groundless Ground: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger by Lee Braver. How the cosmos will meet its demise: An excerpt from Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion. Don't buy the “sharing economy” hype: Airbnb and Uber are facilitating rip-offs. Did Sy Hersh aid Syria with unprofessional journalism? Muhammad Idrees Ahmad on Syria, Sy Hersh, and the art of mass-crime revisionism. Docile and disciplined: Justene Musin on what it takes to become America’s Next Top Model. It makes you feel very lucky that a thinker of the caliber of Quin Hillyer chose to bless us with an essay on the very most vital issue of them all: the fundamental right of white male conservatives to use language that is egregiously offensive to others. Rightbloggers talk conservative "reform", but who's listening?


Michael W. Wara (Stanford): Building an Effective Climate Regime While Avoiding Carbon and Energy Stalemate. Georges Alexandre Lenferna (Washington): Betting on Climate Failure: The Ethics and Economics of Fossil Fuel Divestment. John C. Berg (Suffolk): Leave It in the Ground: Science, Politics, and the Movement to End Coal Use. Chris Hayes on the new abolitionism: Avoiding planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth. Cutting back on carbon: Saving the planet would be a lot cheaper than you’d think. Jonathan Chait on how the politics of climate change this summer will be worse than Obamacare’s. Obama makes his bid to become the environmental president. Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson on everything you need to know about the EPA’s proposed rule on coal plants. Ryan Koronowski on 8 things you should know about the biggest thing a president’s ever done on climate change. From TNR, a look at why enviros are saying such nice things about the new EPA rules; and how the politics of climate change regulations aren't anything like Obamacare. Obama’s climate change regulations are less ambitious than what Republicans were proposing in 2008. Jamie Fuller on how environmental policy became partisan: Environmental policy wasn't always this divisive (and more). Key Steiger on refuting the Right on climate. We have entered a new frontier of climate skepticism — not mere skepticism about climate scientists’ consensus view, but a meta-skepticism that climate scientists even believe it at all. New polling has an answer to the question of what term is better for climate hawks to use: “global warming” or “climate change”.

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