On November 4, 2010, more than 300 students, teachers, and activists packed a student center on Rutgers University’s Busch campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. They...

To the Editor: If I could convince everyone that the great debate over the Middle East fundamentally pitted soft-spoken liberals against, say, radical Israeli settlers, I...

1. Closure On May 1, 2011, U.S. Navy SEALs put one bullet through the chest and one through the head of Osama bin Laden—nine years, seven...

“Tonight, President Barack Obama announced on May 2, “I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted...

Guilty as hell. Free as a bird. America is a great country. —William Ayers On November 3, 1984, Susan Lisa Rosenberg was apprehended by police as she and a...

In late 2010, several organizations with mysterious names made impressive claims on the world’s attention. During a two-day period in the first week of November,...

With the tragic news that four Americans have been killed by Somali pirates, the scourge of modern-day pirate militias is driven home as something more than...

If 2001 was the year when international terrorism hit American soil, then 2009 was the year when Americans became the targets of domestic terrorism. In...

Addressing the nation on December 1, 2009, President Barack Obama laid out the case for an augmented American presence in Afghanistan to battle the Taliban...

All Terrorists Are Not the Same Blood & Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism By Michael Burleigh Harper, 577 pages, $29.99 The task of creating an all-purpose profile of...

On balance, we are doing pretty well. Near strategic defeat of al Qaeda in Iraq. Near strategic defeat for al Qaeda in Saudi...

The Martin Papers The Second Plane, September 11: Terror and Boredom by Martin Amis Knopf. 224 pp. $24.00   Martin Amis thinks big. This is not only to say that...