Rafia Zakaria

Al Jazeera

Guest

Columnist for Al Jazeera and author of The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan, former member of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International

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Reports that one of the dead suspects in the San Bernardino attacks, pledged allegiance to ISIS on Facebook have led to the media labeling her a "terrorist bride."

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During his summit on violent extremism, President Obama refused to use the word "Islamic" to describe the brutal group calling itself the "Islamic State."

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