Holder unveils program to counter recruiting by extremist groups
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced a Justice Department program to try to thwart recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, attempting to involve social and mental health workers as well as religious leaders and police to spot radicalization early.
In Sweden, the Social Democrats defeated the center-right government, winning 31.2 percent of the votes in the general elections Sunday. The anti-immigration party, Sweden Democrats, more than doubled their votes to 12.9 percent and became the third party in the elections.
Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
In one of the most tasteless scenes in the terrible Sex and the City 2, Carrie and co. finally recognize the humanity of the women of Abu Dhabi when they remove their hijabs and reveal the Western designer outfits they’re wearing underneath. Crass though SATC’s gimmick may be, it’s representative of an attitude that’s widespread in the West: The veil is a symbol of oppression. Most can’t imagine any upsides to wearing one.
Islamic State attracts female jihadis from U.S. heartland
MINNEAPOLIS- U.S. law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as President Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants' recruiting at home.