al Qaeda

Interview

Norway's 9/11?

Kristian Berg Harpviken, director of Norway's Peace Research Institute Oslo, explains why the Norwegian capital might have been on a terrorist's shortlist of potential targets.

Charles Homans |

Terms of Engagement

Less Is More

Cutting U.S. military aid to Pakistan might be just what the world's most frustrating alliance needs.

James Traub |

Argument

The Mullah Krekar Show

Is this the man behind the Oslo terrorist bombing?

J.M. Berger |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Alleged Ft. Hood shooter arraigned

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Andrew Lebovich |

Feature

Assassin Nation

After more than three decades of targeted killings, is there anyone left alive who can actually run Afghanistan?

Edward Girardet |

The LWOT

The LWOT: American indicted for terrorist incitement

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Somali indicted after secret arrest, interrogation

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Trouble Down South

For Saudi Arabia, Yemen's implosion is a nightmare.

Ellen Knickmeyer |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DoJ limits CIA torture inquiry

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Don't Be Evil

What Google doesn't get about violent extremism -- and how it can do better.

William McCants |

Argument

The Road Home from Kabul

Drawing down troops from Afghanistan is the right move. Now it's time to focus on the real threat in the neighborhood: the one coming from Pakistan.

John Kerry |

The List

The World's Most Dangerous Borders

Thirteen places you don't want to be stuck at.

Philip Walker |

Terms of Engagement

Let's Make a Deal

The United States and the Taliban should be able to work out a compromise on Afghanistan. But will the Afghans be able to live with it?

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Two arrested in Seattle terror plot; Guantánamo gets a new prosecutor

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Get Out, or Get the Hell Out?

President Obama's speech highlights one inconvenient truth: The United States is running out of time in Afghanistan. And the only question, it seems, is how fast to head for the exits.

Kelsey Suemnicht |

Think Again

Think Again: Failed States

On 9/11, the West woke up to the threat posed by failed states. But did we actually understand it?

James Traub |

Failed States

The Brutal Truth

Failed states are mainly a threat to their own inhabitants. We should help them anyway.

Stewart Patrick |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Ayman al-Zawahiri appointed al-Qaeda leader

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Country First

After a turbulent decade abroad, the Republican Party turns inward.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chicago man convicted of supporting Lashkar-e-Taiba

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Al Qaeda's Toughest Task

Slain jihadi leaders like Ilyas Kashmiri and Osama bin Laden aren't so easily replaced.

Raffaello Pantucci |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Kentucky

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Patriot Act renewed just before deadline

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Mumbai terror trial focuses on Pakistani intelligence role

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

The Antisocial Network

Osama bin Laden may be dead, but his legion of online jihadis is more determined than ever.

Evan F. Kohlmann |

Argument

The New Face of al Qaeda?

The Yemeni-American firebrand preacher, Anwar al-Awlaki, won't replace Osama bin Laden as al Qaeda's No. 1 -- but Washington should be worried about his increasing prominence.

Christopher Boucek |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Terrorism trial begins in Chicago; Florida terrorism suspect to plead not guilty

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Raging at Rawalpindi

American leaders are furious with Pakistan’s military in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. But twisting arms will only backfire.

Shuja Nawaz |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD arrests two in plot against synagogue; U.S. finds bin Laden "diary"

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Andrew Lebovich |