In October 2002, Islamic radicals set off two powerful bombs on the Indonesian island of Bali. Detonated in the heart of the tourist district, they...

What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat by Louise Richardson Random House. 312 pp. $25.95 On August 14, 1969, Great Britain deployed its army to Northern...

Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert A. Pape Random House. 352 pages. $25.95 From the end of World War II until 1980, the...

  To the Editor: Andrew C. McCarthy’s “Free Speech for Terrorists?” [March] discusses at some length my book, Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime, and argues that...

The nexus in militant Islam between advocacy and actual savagery is no longer contestable. It has been the subject of too much informed analysis and,...

A new ritual on the American academic scene is the annual conference of the Palestine Solidarity Movement (PSM). The PSM is an umbrella organization that...

No aspect of the Bush administration's policies since 9/11 has presented a more enduring source of controversy than its treatment of accused terrorists in its...

On day 18 of the war in Iraq, a single United States Air Force B-1 bomber attacked a residence in the north of Baghdad where...

To the Editor: In “Civil Liberties After 9/11” [July-August], Robert H. Bork demolishes several straw men but gives readers few clues to what is troubling about...

The War against the Terror Masters: Why it Happened. Where We are Now. How We’ll Win. by Michael A. Ledeen St. Martin’s Press. 288 pp. $24.95 In this...

Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism by William J. Bennett Doubleday. 175 pp. $19.95 Before September 11, it is safe to say, very few...

The scoop appeared in the New York Times in February: as part of “a new effort to influence public sentiment and policy makers in both...