What’s the logic behind Iran’s alleged plot to commit terrorist attacks inside the United States?
The Justice Department claims to have disrupted a major Iranian-backed terrorist attack in the United States.
Ten years ago tomorrow, President Bush announced that “the United States military has begun strikes against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.”
We’re learning more about the Obama Administration’s decision to kill Anwar al-Awlaki
One in three U.S. veterans of the post-9/11 military believes the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting.
In an interview, President Obama says that Americans are worse off than they were four years ago.
A major backer of Republican and Libertarian causes is under fire.
Giving the President the unchecked power to kill American citizens raises some serious red flags.
When the FBI essentially creates a terrorist in order to arrest him, have we really accomplished anything?
My latest for The Atlantic, “The Thorniest Question: When Can a President Order an American Killed?” has been posted.
During last night’s debate, Mitt Romney repeated a charge that has become part of the conservative zeitgeist. But is it true?
We won’t solve our fiscal problems by soaking “the rich.”
The U.S. War in Afghanistan sounds disturbingly similar to the Soviet one.
The FBI has been using some odd materials to train its counterterrorism agents.
Paul Krugman chose to mark the the 10th anniversary of September 11th with an odd blog post.
Not every 10th anniversary of a horrible surprise attack has been treated the same.
Was it wrong for the NFL to schedule its opening Sunday on the anniversary of the September 11th attacks?
The short-lived national unity spawned by the attacks of a decade ago was re-kindled for a few hours as former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush joined with Vice President Joe Biden to honor Flight 93.
For a peace envoy, Blair has some nonpeaceful ideas.
What does the apparent outcome of the war in Libya mean for the so-called “Responsibility To Protect” doctrine?
Understanding why your enemy hates you seems to be an important thing, but some people would rather believe in caricatures.
Ron Paul is again making the argument that American foreign policy has contributed to terrorism. He’s more right than wrong.
The U.S may be on the verge of committing the next decade to the future of Afghanistan.
Is the NYPD becoming too much like the CIA?
President Obama’s job approval numbers are even worse when you just look at the economy.
Vice President Biden has called Congressional Republicans and their Tea Party backers “terrorists.”
News that Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was a fan of anti-Islamist sites, including Robert Spencer’s Jihad Watch and Pamela Geller’s Atlas Shrugs has opened a big can of schadenfreude.
The death toll in Norway’s deadliest day of terrorism is up to 91. The man behind it, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, is a frequent poster of anti-Muslim screeds on Christian fundamentalist websites.
A bomb blast in Oslo’s government center has killed at least two people and a presumably related shooting spree at a nearby children’s camp are being investigated as terrorist related.