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Resources for keyword: Terrorism
The High Cost of Waging Peace
Peace activists being tried as terrorists.
A Prayer for Our Sufi Brothers and Sisters in Pakistan
Prayer for persecuted Sufis in Pakistan
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A bold and illuminating documentary about the two-year campaign by a visionary and courageous Palestinian prime minister to make his country the 194th member state of the United Nations.
Star Trek Into Darkness
J. J. Abrams
An immensely engaging sci-fi thriller about friendship, leadership, and loss in a tense and war-mongering intergalactic world.
A hard-hitting alarm call about the dangers and the inhumanity of killer and spy drones.
Iron Man 3
Robert Downey Jr. carries this superhero saga with his wit and clever improvised quips.
A poignant and powerful drama about the hijacking of a Danish cargo ship and its seven member crew by Somali.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
An emotionally vibrant story of the scourge of terrorism, the nightmare of fundamentalism, the dangers of zealots of all types, and terrible results of xenophobia.
What I Would Say to Osama bin Laden
Thich Nhat Hanh, Anne A. Simpkinson
Reprint of an interview published originally in September 2001 in which Thich Nhat Hanh recommends deep listening, compassion, and understanding as responses to terrorism.
Amorality in the War on Terrorism: A Commentary on Zero Dark Thirty
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Review of film Zero Dark Thirty challenging its message that the war on terror is outside the realm of morality.
A refreshingly candid and controversial documentary where former heads of Israel's security agency explain their take on the war against terrorism and express their criticism of the nation as a police state.
The Bourne Legacy
Interesting takes on espionage tools of drones, genetics, and surveillance.
The Dark Knight Rises
A formidable examination of the roles of superheroes in our society and the importance of purpose in life.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
A quirky and thoroughly entertaining spiritual drama about the multiple meanings of faith.
Islam in the Modern World
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
A balanced and bright overview of traditional Islam and its attempts to keep faith alive in the face of modernism and fundamentalism.
An excerpt from Gandhi and the Unspeakable
James W. Douglass
A sobering and substantive work on the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
One of the best Mission Impossible flicks with several adrenaline- pumping action sequences.
An engaging morality play about the quest of an English woman and an African Muslim to find their children after the 2005 terrorist attack in London.
A biopic about the director of the FBI for 50 years whose legacy is today's us-versus-them approach in public life.
An excerpt from The Other Face of God
Mary Jo Leddy
A strong case for seeing refugees as spiritual teachers.
Repent of the Sin of War
John Dear's personal account of 9/11 and how he intends to honor the anniversary.
Sharing the Gift of Peace Pie
A suggestion that we make pie as an appropriate gift for the anniversary of 9/11.