Bush Administration

Terms of Engagement

No Apology Necessary

Barack Obama shouldn't have to make excuses for sending troops to Uganda.

James Traub |

Argument

Up in Smoke

Did the idea of a legal war die along with Muammar al-Qaddafi?

Scott Horton |

Photo Essay

The World According to Condi

Who did Condoleezza Rice loathe -- and love? The former secretary of state dishes in her new book on everyone from Dick Cheney to Muammar al-Qaddafi.

Photo Essay |

Slide Show

Ten Years in Afghanistan

A photographic retrospective of America's longest war.

Slide Show |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD Watched Moroccan Immigrants - Report

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Unilaterally Assured Destruction

If it's possible to deter terrorist attacks, why hasn't the United States adopted this strategy as a core principle of the war on terror?

Barry Pavel |

The List

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the War on Terror

From an attempt to negotiate with Osama bin Laden to a proposal to threaten to bomb Mecca, it's been a wild decade for the U.S. national security establishment.

Eric Schmitt |

Feature

Lightning Rod

As Dick Cheney's punch-throwing memoir hits store shelves, Foreign Policy hosts a freewheeling debate on the legacy of America's most controversial vice president.

Suzanne Merkelson |

Terms of Engagement

Ready for Day One

Meet the Libyan postwar planners who put the Bush administration's Iraq team to shame.

James Traub |

The LWOT

The LWOT: NYPD worked with CIA on surveillance - Report

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

Argument

Stopping the Fifth Column

How to end a post-Qaddafi insurgency in Libya before it starts.

Brian Fishman |

Argument

Come Together

Leaders struggling to fix a world spiraling out of control are turning to international institutions. Are they up to the task?

David Bosco |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Dozens killed in Norway attacks

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Jennifer Rowland and Andrew Lebovich |

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 |

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 |

The LWOT

The LWOT: DoJ limits CIA torture inquiry

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Andrew Lebovich |

Terms of Engagement

Country First

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

James Traub |

Argument

It's Evening in America

At the first GOP presidential debate, the Bush-era neoconservative movement seemed as good as dead.

Michael A. Cohen |

The LWOT

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

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Andrew Lebovich |

The List

Unfinished Business

Ten huge challenges Bob Gates leaves behind.

Gordon Adams |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Kentucky

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

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

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Andrew Lebovich |

EXCERPT

Confessions of a Vulcan

An insider's story of how the Bush administration lost Afghanistan.

Dov S. Zakheim |

The LWOT

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

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Andrew Lebovich |

Photo Essay

The Few, the Proud, the Unready

Can Afghanistan's army stand on its own?

Photo Essay |

The LWOT

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

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Andrew Lebovich |

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 |

Argument

Tortured Logic

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

Matthew Alexander |