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Terrorism

Glued to the TV set trying to make some sense of the terror attack in Yeshiva Merkaz Harav. According to police, it was a single...

In case you hadn't heard, there has just been a terror attack in Jerusalem: a gunman infiltrated a yeshiva and opened fire on a crowd...

In his book, Bush at War, Bob Woodward describes former CIA Director George Tenet’s initial reaction to the attacks of September 11, 2001 thusly: "This has...

On Sunday, 21-year-old Benjamin Baines Jr. was caught trying to bring a boxcutter on board a plane at Tampa International Airport. An X-ray machine...

One of the many things that keep me up at night -- and anyone who thinks about the future of terrorism --  is the possibility...

Having been out of the country over the weekend, I have only now caught up with this fascinating and important New York Times report on...

Over at contentions, Max Boot has written skeptically about the fact that I have written skeptically about a new Defense Science Board study, which raises...

If you are an aspiring Muslim suicide bomber living in Europe, what is the best way to die? One path is to travel to Iraq and...

In today's New York Times we read this: The recent drop in violence against noncombatants in Iraq occurred during a time when al Qaeda in Mesopotamia...

The alleged terrorist plot uncovered in Germany has an interesting connection to another country: two of the suspects, both German converts to Islam, were said...

On Thursday, the Taliban, declaring “victory,” freed the last of the South Korean hostages it seized in mid-July. The release came after weeks of...

Not long before September 11, 2001, someone placed large bets on Wall Street—buying “put” contracts—on the possibility that the shares of airline stocks would decline....