Eric Harroun firing RPG, which is a WMD according to the USG. WTF. Eric Harroun firing RPG, which is a WMD according to the USG. WTF.

American Charged With Using Weapon of Mass Destruction that Isn’t a Weapon of Mass Destruction

An American fighting with Syrian rebels faces life in prison for firing an RPG against a government we’re trying to oust.

Most Americans Oppose Drone Strikes on Americans in America

One in eight Americans support drone strikes against Americans on American soil.

The Unanswered Question About Drones

Rand Paul’s questions about the nation’s drone war were only the beginning.

Rand Paul Filibustering Brennan Nomination

Mr. Paul Goes To Washington.

Obama White House Thinks It Can Kill Americans In America

The Obama White House is not ruling out targeted strikes against Americans inside American territory.

War on Terror Status Report

Walter Russell Mead presents his sitrep of the War on Terror.

US Government Can Kill Citizens But Not Strip Their Citizenship

It’s easier for your government to kill you than strip you of your citizenship.

President Obama’s Troubling Justification For Targeted Killings

The Obama Administration has given us a peek at its legal arguments for targeted killings and they are troubling to say the least.

Turkey Embassy Bombing Not Another Benghazi

Ross Wilson, former US ambassador to Turkey, says yesterday’s suicide attack on our embassy in Ankara “was no Benghazi.”

Gitmo Closing Office Closed; Gitmo Still Open

The office working to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba has been closed.

GOP Swings And Misses At Clinton Benghazi Hearings

Despite some tough questions, Congressional Republicans didn’t land a glove on Secretary of State Clinton.

The Answer to the Benghazi “Scandal”?

Has Petraeus provided the basic explanation for the administration’s immediate responses to Benghazi?

Israel Seems Headed Toward An Invasion Of Gaza

The conflict between Israel and Hamas appears to be heading in one unfortunate direction.

What do I Mean by “Benghazi Conspiracy Theories”?

An attempt to lay down some basic groundwork for discussing this story.

Praying Passenger Gets Denver to DC Plane Military Escort

A passenger praying in the aisles will apparently get your plane priority landing privileges.

The Never Ending War On Terror

If you thought the War On Terror might be over, think again.

Foreign Policy Debate Substantive Analysis: Middle East

First in a series of posts looking at the substance of the final presidential debate, ostensibly about foreign policy.

Purple Heart for Fort Hood Victims?

The Pentagon considers those killed by Nidal Hassan at Fort Hood three years ago victims of workplace violence, not terrorism.

FBI Sting Operation Nabs Another Supposed Terrorist

A Bangladeshi man was arrested yesterday in New York for an apparent plot to bomb Federal Buildings. The entire plot was an FBI sting operation.

About That Libya Question In Last Night’s Debate

What’s the truth about last night’s debate exchange about Libya?

Hamdan Conviction Overturned Years Too Late For Hamdan

Osama’s driver, who was convicted of only technical crimes, has had his conviction overturned on a technicality.

White House Throwing State Department Under The Bus?

A round of finger pointing in the aftermath of the Benghazi attack.

As Congressional Hearings Open, The Benghazi Narrative Changes Again

The official narrative on the Benghazi consulate attack has changed again.

Is ‘Benghazigate’ Hurting Obama?

Questions about why the Obama administration pretended the attacks on our Embassy in Libya were a spontaneous reaction to a video rather than a coordinated terrorist attack are gaining steam.

Drone War Discussion Absent from Campaign

My latest for The New Republic, “America’s Scandalous Drone War Goes Unmentioned in the Campaign,” is out.

Report: 15 Days Later, FBI Has Not Been To Site Of Benghazi Consulate Attack

More than two weeks after four Americans — including the U.S. ambassador to Libya — were killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, FBI agents have not yet been granted access to investigate in the eastern Libyan city, and the crime scene has not been secured.

Freedom Of Speech, Blasphemy, And International Relations

Sacrificing our principles in the face of mob violence is never a good idea.

Report: U.S. Knew Benghazi Attack Was Terrorism Within 24 Hours

The Administration’s decision to stick with the meme that the Benghazi attack was about a movie becomes more puzzling.

The White House’s Libya Narrative Has Collapsed

The Administration’s narrative regarding the attack that resulted in the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens no longer holds water.

White House Insists Benghazi Attack Was Not Pre-Planned, Was All About A Movie

The White House’s theory of what happened in Benghazi is become less and less credible.

9/11’s Legacy Of Fear

The 9/11 attacks and our response to them changed America, and not for the better.

Mitt Romney Killed Osama bin Laden!

6% of Ohio voters think Mitt Romney deserves more credit than the commander-in-chief for killing Osama bin Laden.

Navy SEAL’s Book Disputes Official Account Of Bin Laden’s Death

A new book by one of the Navy SEALs involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden differs significantly from the official version put forward by the government.

Fort Fort Stewart Terror Plot Uncovered

Four idiot privates from Fort Stewart planned to take over the base, kill the president, and take over the government.

Obama, the Bin Laden Raid, and Secrecy

Charges that the Obama administration leaked classified information about the Osama bin Laden raid for political gain are bunk.

SEALs Attack Obama For Politicizing Osama Raid, Leaking Intel

A group of former special operations and intelligence officers are criticizing President Obama for “Dishonorable Disclosures.”

Why Congress Won’t Stop the Drone War

My latest for World Policy Review, “Oversight or Not, Drones Are Here to Stay,” has posted.