The real reason the Sahel is awash with terrorists? Rapid population growth.
We can’t say that helping the Syrian rebels didn’t work, because it has never really been tried.
As Western countries rush into Africa's troubled Sahel region, are we once again forgetting history?
Why Algeria doesn't talk to terrorists -- even if that means killing hostages.
A witches' brew of Islamic jihadists is stirring up trouble across the continent. But is that America's problem yet?
Barack Obama has clearly decided to cut his losses in Afghanistan. Will all hell break lose when he does?
The death of Mullah Nazir exposes why Pakistan's love affair with jihadis is likely to end in tears.
What Judicial Watch and Fox News got wrong about al Qaeda's leading English-language ideologue.
The 20 most puzzling, hypocritical, and revealing things said about U.S. foreign policy in 2012.
The country tears itself further apart with each passing day. This is the moment to do something about it.
Can Kenya's invasion of Kismayo put an end to al-Shabab for good?
Yemenis hope that a planned National Dialogue will save the revolution. But what abut the guys with the guns?
The White House wants to marginalize radicals within the anti-Assad insurgency -- but does it have any leverage left with the rebels?
What you need to know about Benghazi going into this week's congressional hearings.
How this forgotten corner of the Arabian Peninsula became the most dangerous country in the world.
A new Islamist strongman has taken the stage in North Africa. His rising power is giving him a lot of bad ideas.
Six myths about President Obama's greatest foreign-policy success.
The Israelis and the Americans are zeroing in on a strike option that has a real chance of deterring the mullahs -- and defusing Mitt Romney's attacks.
The terrorist group may be headless, but its tentacles still pack a mean punch.
From Sanaa to Benghazi, Cairo to Casablanca, radical new jihadi groups have adopted the same name in recent months. Is it all just a coincidence?
What Obama's high priest of targeted killings doesn't want you to know.
Mohamed al-Zawahiri was behind the protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, but what he really wants is to make peace with the West.
The country has been going to hell in a handbasket for months now. We just weren't paying attention.
Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.