al Qaeda

Argument

Too Big to Fail?

Is Syria's repressive dictatorship really so crucial to Mideast peace and stability that we can't let it fail? The Obama administration still seems to think so.

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

Checkbook Jihad

The raid that killed Osama bin Laden may finally shed light on the financial network behind al Qaeda.

Matthew Levitt |

Spring In Afghanistan

The Fight Goes On

In Afghanistan, bin Laden's dead and the Taliban don't care.

Anna Badkhen |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. releases bin Laden videos; AQIM lauds bin Laden

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

The Age of the Manhunt

Never before have individuals been so threatening to the security of nation-states. And never before have nations had so many tools to dispatch these enemies. But is the effort worth the risk?

Benjamin Runkle |

Argument

The Code of the Hills

It’s not Abbottabad the United States should be worried about.

Akbar Ahmed |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Al-Qaeda acknowledges bin Laden death

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Freedom From Fear

Now that he's accomplished the central aim of George W. Bush's foreign policy, Barack Obama can finally get started on his own.

James Traub |

Photo Essay

War Dog

There's a reason they brought one to get Osama bin Laden.

Rebecca Frankel |

Argument

Tortured Logic

The United States didn't need to waterboard anyone to get Osama bin Laden.

Matthew Alexander |

Document

Escaping from Afghanistan's Mad-Max Present

What Osama bin Laden's death means for South Asia's future.

Anne-Marie Slaughter |

The LWOT

The LWOT: U.S. kills Osama bin Laden

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

The Lies They Tell Us

Can the Pakistani government's web of deceit survive the death of Osama bin Laden?

Mosharraf Zaidi |

Dispatch

We Told You So

India is cackling over news of Osama getting whacked in Pakistan.

Henry Foy |

Slide Show

Osama the Icon

The global cult of the terrorist mastermind.

Slide Show |

Argument

Abbottabad: Bin Laden’s Final Home

Osama couldn't have picked a more unlikely place to hide out.

Cameron Abadi |

Special Report

Osama's Dead, But How Much Does It Matter?

An FP Round Table on the afterlife of the world's most wanted man.

Suzanne Merkelson |

Argument

OBL is Dead, Al Qaeda Isn't

Why it's too early to declare victory.

Daniel Byman |

Document

"Bin Laden is No Longer a Threat"

The late-night administration briefing on the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Britt Peterson |

Argument

Don't Get Cocky, America

Al Qaeda is still deadly without Osama bin Laden.

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross |

The LWOT

The LWOT: 16 dead in Marrakesh bombing; Gitmo lawyer seeks WikiLeaks access

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Massive cache of Gitmo docs released

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Hard Power

Why Pakistan is so difficult to work with.

Anatol Lieven |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Pakistan arrests two Frenchmen for terror involvement

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Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Two to Tango

David Miliband has a plan for bringing both sides to the negotiating table in Afghanistan. But getting the Taliban to show up won't be easy.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

Two to Tango

David Miliband has a plan for bringing both sides to the negotiating table in Afghanistan. But getting the Taliban to show up won't be easy.

Christian Caryl |

Feature

The World of Holy Warcraft

How al Qaeda is using online game theory to recruit the masses.

Jarret Brachman |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DC-area man sentenced after terrorism plea; CIA aims to kill, not capture

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Middle East unrest tops counterterrorism agenda; Media wary of covering 9/11 Gitmo trial

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Andrew Lebovich |