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Does 'Game of Thrones' Explain ISIS?

Does 'Game of Thrones' Explain ISIS?
Journalist and author Amir Ahmad Nasr discusses his latest piece 'ISIS Isn’t the Real Enemy. The “Game of Thrones” Medieval Mindset That Birthed It Is' and explains the historical and ideological legacy that created the fundamentalist group, the fallout from U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, the role of Saudi Arabia in spreading dangerous fundamentalism and what the global strategy for addressing ISIS should be.
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Flip-Flopping Anti-Abortion Candidate Can't Figure Out Stance on His Personhood Legislation

Flip-Flopping Anti-Abortion Candidate Can't Figure Out Stance on His Personhood Legislation
It's no secret that State Rep. Cory Gardner has a problem with the personhood issue. His campaign for U.S. Senate recognized the trouble almost immediately — the issue has been repeatedly crushed at the polls in Colorado — and made a somewhat surprise move in March to announce that Gardner has flipped (sort of) on his support for of the notion that a U.S. citizen with full legal rights is created BEFORE conception. Because that will make abortion disappear forever. Unfortunately for Gardner, trying to remove the personhood label has proved much more difficult.
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