Rafia Zakaria

Al Jazeera

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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."

San Bernardino Massacre and the 'Terrorist Bride'

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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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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