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Terrorism

Gitmo

When it comes to captured terrorists, the United States simply cannot win. The U.S. gets criticized by the "human-right community" for holding them in detention...
ISIS

The death of a U.S. Navy SEAL in Iraq--Charles Keating IV--has exposed an interesting rift between the Department of Defense and the White House about...
isis

Congress is increasingly frustrated with the White House and State Department for a seemingly unending string of concessions to Iran. The latest involves Tehran’s insistence...
Islamist terrorism

This week, I traveled to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, to take part in a student-organized international affairs symposium featuring a discussion on...
terrorists

For the past several months, Israel has been under siege as a wave of Palestinian attacks, popularly called the “stabbing intifada” has brought to terror...
counter insurgency

After the Brussels attack by ISIS, I argued that a fire-and-sword approach to counterinsurgency doesn't usually work. New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer begs to...
Kurds

The expulsion of ISIS fighters from Palmyra, an ancient city in central Syria, is certainly good news. Coming just a few months after the end...
Lahore

Easter Sunday this year brought a horrific terrorist attack in Pakistan: A suicide bomber in the city of Lahore killed at least 70 people, many...
Lahore

In the West, noble and heartfelt expressions of solidarity with the mounting number of European victims of Islamist terrorism are proliferating proportionate to the increasing...
ISIS

It was not long ago — in 2013 to be precise -- that Edward Snowden’s revelations had created hysteria about NSA surveillance in both the...
ISIS

To hear former CIA Director Mike Morell tell it, the West’s campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is a losing one. “They're...
Brussels

It’s easy to sympathize with President Obama’s unwillingness to let the Brussels terror attack change his schedule. If presidents allowed crises to stop them from...