Bush's Legacy

The LWOT

The LWOT: 9/11 plotters to be tried at Guantánamo

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Andrew Lebovich |

Think Again

Think Again: The Afghan Drug Trade

Why cracking down on Afghanistan's opium business won't help stop the Taliban -- or the United States' own drug problems.

Jonathan P. Caulkins, Jonathan D. Kulick, and Mark A.R. Kleiman |

The LWOT

The LWOT: New data released on FBI terror investigations; Saudi accused of terror plot pleads not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

The Hard Part

What happens if the Libyan rebels actually win?

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DOJ announces relaxed Miranda rules; Alleged white supremacist indicted over Spokane bomb

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Obama's Unconstitutional War

By unilaterally going to war against Libya, Obama is bringing America closer to the imperial presidency than Bush ever did.

Bruce Ackerman |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Awlaki-linked terror plotter sentenced to 30 years in prison; Brennan hits out at administration critics

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Musharraf says Britain was complicit in torture; Domestic terrorism arrest made in Alaska

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: King hearings open with emotion, rancor; Man with white supremacist ties arrested in Spokane bomb attempt

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Gunman kills two U.S. Airmen at Frankfurt Airport; Two NJ men plead guilty to attempting to join al-Shabaab

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: British court convicts Awlaki-linked terror plotter; Texas terror suspect to plead not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: FBI arrests Saudi in alleged terrorism plot; Chesser gets 25 years in prison

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Neocons and the Revolution

How the Arab revolt is rocking the neoconservative world.

Jacob Heilbrunn |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Khalden trainer gets 34 months; Government invokes state secrets in controversial case

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Terror camp trainer pleads guilty at Gitmo; House passes 90-day Patriot Act extension

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Winning the Battle, Losing the War

The Pentagon may have come out of Barack Obama's 2012 budget mostly unscathed, but the military's salad days of limitless spending are over.

Gordon Adams |

The LWOT

The LWOT: House fails to pass Patriot Act extensions; Top officials testify on terrorist threat

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chechen rebel leader claims Moscow attack; Cameron criticizes 'multiculturalism'

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Lieberman criticizes Army, FBI over Ft. Hood; Possible fifth 9/11 cell revealed

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Let's Try This Again

Egypt could be a watershed moment for democracy promotion in the Arab world -- but only if the United States understands how it went wrong the last time.

James Traub |

Argument

Strait Talk

Barack Obama doesn't want you to know about it, but his administration just made the biggest move in more than a decade to open up Cuba.

Arturo Lopez-Levy |

Argument

The Least Worst Venue

The Obama administration's plan to resume military commission trials for Guantánamo detainees isn't as terrible as civil liberties advocates think.

Robert Chesney |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama to resume Gitmo trials; Supreme court declines habeas case

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

The Post-Tunisia World

Last week's upheaval showed that citizens of the Arab world are willing and able to overthrow their dictators -- and the Obama administration has to figure out how it will respond when they do.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Awlaki convicted, in Yemen; New filings in Ghailani sentencing

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The Forum for the Future was supposed to be an instrument of George W. Bush's Middle East freedom agenda. Seven years later, it embodies everything that was wrong with it -- and the Arab street is taking matters into its own hands.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Protests greet Guantanamo anniversary; FBI interrogates American in Kuwait

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

How Many Gitmo Alumni Take Up Arms?

Not nearly as many as the Department of Defense is claiming.

Peter Bergen |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Obama considers ignoring Congressional Gitmo ban; UK to modify but continue control orders

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Andrew Lebovich |