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Terrorism

information warfare

The world is full of challenges to American security and few of them can be met with a traditional "kinetic" military response. Sure, American bombs...
orlando shooting

Attorney General Loretta Lynch thinks you’re stupid. Or, at least, her boss does. According to CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid, the Department of Justice is...
counter insurgency

In the Washington Post, the terrorism expert Daniel Byman made an interesting argument when he contended that war causes terrorism. “Terrorist groups don’t emerge out of...
Orlando narrative

The Obama administration is bad at governing but pretty good at politics. The fact that it took less than a day for the Justice Department to...
lone wolf

In the days since the Orlando attack, the FBI has investigated whether Omar Mateen worked alone, whether his wife had foreknowledge of the attack, and...
ISIS

On Monday, President Obama spoke to the country after meeting with his national security team about ISIS and the threat of terrorism. His purpose was...
gays

It was a moment those of us watching won’t soon forget. CNN’s Anderson Cooper was looking for a target at which to aim his anger over the...
orlando shooting

You can sense it on the streets and amid your morning commute. You can see it in the eyes of your friends and neighbors. A...
orlando shooting

On Sunday, the whole world was shocked by the terrible events in Orlando—50 people dead, 53 wounded in the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil...
San Bernardino

On December 6, 2015, President Barack Obama delivered a prime time address to the nation from a rare setting: the Oval Office. The president’s advisors,...
terrorists

The death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in a U.S. drone strike, has led to premature triumphalism on the part of the administration and...
Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor

The death of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor  in a U.S. drone strike was, first and foremost, an impressive achievement not only not the part of...