Special Report What Is Terrorism? Hardly a week goes by without another act of terror making headlines somewhere. Is there a way to make sense of something that for most of us seems so irrational? Summer 2016 When Terror Reigns Gina Stepp Terrorism is nothing new. Yet a meaningful definition remains elusive, understanding the issues is a challenge, and a lasting solution seems more than we can hope for. Are there answers? Summer 2007 Terror: Can We Blame Religion? Donald Winchester Would eradicating all forms of religious belief remove terror from our world? Summer 2016 Preparing Yourself for the Unthinkable Chris Anderson With random acts of terror clearly on the increase around the world, what can you do to minimize your chances of becoming a victim? Winter 2002 Turning Points David Hulme September 11, 2001—“Nothing will ever be the same again.” Summer 2011 9/11: Looking Back, Looking Ahead Thomas E. Fitzpatrick Even before September 11, 2001, terrorism was a fact of life for much of the world. Must we accept that it will always be that way? The Making of a Terrorist Psychologists and policymakers alike are trying to understand what makes a terrorist. How does one stop the assembly line? February 20, 2008 Nuclear Terrorism: A Very Real Threat Bill Butler Although the potential for terrorism is not the only drawback of nuclear weapons, most experts agree that it poses the greatest world threat.