The state isn't trying to use Boko Haram as a political tool -- it's just been totally useless in doing anything to defeat it.
Why women are the "spoils of war" in Nigeria and around the world -- and nobody cares.
The CIA wants to use fingerprint scanners and GPS devices to make sure Syria's rebels target Assad -- not the West.
Britain has plenty of good reasons to stop its citizens from fighting in Syria, but asking mothers to inform on their sons won't work.
Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko on what his country really needs from the West and why Putin's politics just don't make sense.
The government has new plan to ensure that your seat belts are fastened, seats are in the upright position -- and no one is hacking your plane.
Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.
Algeria's long-ruling president is cruising to victory in the polls. But the outside world shouldn't be fooled: The authorities are losing control.
Germany's crackdown on a Hezbollah-affiliated group shows that it may finally be wising up about the Lebanese paramilitary organization.
In a new video, a resurgent AQAP celebrates their latest jailbreak and warns what comes next.
From global-health success story to nightmare: How a worldwide effort to eradicate polio went from Jonas Salk to Islamist terrorist.
On faking blackness, dickriders, basic training, and the sad fabulist and wannabe-warrior-of-Islam, Nicholas Teausant.
Why ensuring nuclear material doesn't end up in terrorists' hands should still be at the very top of President Obama's agenda.
The trouble with high speed rail in China; how small satellites are turning space into a DIY playground; and what happens to "child sorcerers" in Congo.
President Obama takes a big risk and scores a win for democracy -- and no one gives a damn.
How the franchise operations of the world's most infamous terrorist organization became more potent than the mothership.
U.S. sends rations to Ukraine, not weaponry; Fewer $$ means more drugs, less effort; What spit-shined shoes and the Pentagon briefing room have in common; and a bit more.
As rockets and threats fly fast and furious, a familiar tension builds in the Middle East.
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.