Post Archive

October 17, 2007

Things aren’t looking good for Blackwater. The company is on the hot seat over the actions of one of its Personal Security Details, which is...

Meet the newest members of the United Nations Security Council: Vietnam, Croatia, Costa Rica, Burkina Faso, and Libya, all elected yesterday for two-year terms starting...

After returning to the U.S. from my summer trip to Baghdad and Ramadi, I wrote a piece for the New York Daily News that warned...

Reading Thabo Mbeki's weekly letters is alternately a mind-numbing and revelatory experience. Mind-numbing because of their length and monotony; revelatory because they really do give...

I have written elsewhere about Peter Bergen’s essay in the New Republic, “War of Error: How Osama Bin Laden Beat George W. Bush.” Here I...

According to a UN press release, Syria’s UN ambassador, while bashing Israel, said something wholly unexpected yesterday at a session of the world body’s disarmament...

The New York Times had a jarring report on Monday on jihadist bloggers. There is, of course, nothing particularly new about this phenomenon; al Qaeda’s...

Along with interrogations of captured al-Qaeda fighters, communications intelligence (known as COMINT, in the intel trade) is one of the keys to American self-defense. Congress...