John Brennan took over the CIA after years working for Barack Obama. Now he's on the hot seat as lawmakers demand to know whether the CIA spied on Congress.
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.
If attacks were unlikely at the Olympic Games, why was it spun as inevitable?
Why does the Egyptian government insist on blaming the Muslim Brotherhood for every act of terrorism, even as a dangerous jihadist group claims the attacks as their own?
How a president's son tried to help Hezbollah attack the United States.
A new report details the awful civilian casualties inflicted by American drones, but the arguments over the weapons' use have begun to feel grimly familiar.
The U.S. won't scuttle Pakistan's peace talks with the Taliban -- so long as no one tries to make peace.
Iraq is using all the political, economic, and military tools at its disposal in its effort to defeat al Qaeda.
Yes, young people are often a force for political change. But what kind, exactly?
Mapping nearly 12 years of violence in 42 seconds shows that the war America started still rages on.
How a triple murder in Karachi left the Taliban not just making headlines, but writing them, too.
We're fighting al Qaeda like a terrorist group. They're fighting us as an army.
The administration's reasons for not releasing who's on the list of America's enemies in the war on terror are getting ridiculous.
Technology, not policy, will make it easier for U.S. leaders to kill people, blow things up, and disrupt computer networks around the world.
'The question is not whether this conference will fail but how it will fail.'
President Obama’s reforms at the NSA won’t protect Americans’ privacy from continued government intrusion.
To win back Fallujah, Nouri al-Maliki doesn't need to negotiate -- he needs to fight.
In World War II's aftermath, MI5 turned to fight a new threat. It wasn't the Soviets. It was bombers from Jerusalem.
Why security sector reform in Kenya has been much more successful than you might think. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Kenya.
We asked 1,200 U.S. government officials and experts what they were most worried about in 2014. Here's what they said.
Call Erich Ferrari, the lawyer who makes a living defending alleged drug kingpins and arms dealers.
Obama needs to consult Congress before he authorizes offensive military action in Afghanistan after 2014.