Obama needs to consult Congress before he authorizes offensive military action in Afghanistan after 2014.
For Syria's armed opposition, business has become the key to survival. Unfortunately, that doesn't always mean fighting Assad.
As the Syrian civil war bleeds into northern Iraq, a once-quiet oasis is brewing with tensions.
Why even dangerous demographics and the receding horizon of peace won't dim the lights in Jerusalem.
Some pundits are celebrating the effort to get rid of Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons. But if this is progress, what does failure look like?
Why the killing of the Pakistani Taliban's No. 1 might cause a lot more pain for Pakistan than the CIA counted on.
The U.S. says it was hunting militants on August 8. The dead boys' brother has a different story.
If Washington launched targeted strikes everywhere its 'partners' asked it to, the war on terror would be totally out of control.
Can Islamic jihadists win hearts and minds in the war against Assad?
How this Wittgenstein sketch explains the Somalia SEAL raid.
The Syrian rebellion is turning hard-line Islamist, squeezing out Christians, Alawites, and Kurds who also hate Assad.
When it comes to assessing the success of the war on terror, there's a lot we just don't know.
From Vietnam to Syria, the appalling history of U.S. efforts to end wars by creating stalemate.
Meet Abu Omar: Al Qaeda busted him out of Abu Ghraib. Now he has gone to fight in Syria.
One major social media service isn't keeping up with its peers in dealing with designated terrorists.
Syrian jihadi groups are now kidnapping and killing one another. Is this the beginning of an all out war, or an opportunity for the moderates?
Is the turbulent Middle East bringing Sunni and Shiite jihadists together, or driving them to war?
For an infamous danger zone, Marib province is beautiful, ancient, and, at times, remarkably peaceful.
Prison breaks, the embassy shut down, and an al Qaeda comeback all reveal one thing: we're still handling the terror threat wrong.
The United States used the Pakistan playbook on Yemen's terrorists. It didn't work.
How al Qaeda broke hundreds of bad guys out of the world’s most notorious jail -- and what it means for America.
An exclusive conversation with European radicals fighting for an Islamic state in Syria.