Will the declaration of a new caliphate unite the world’s jihadists -- or tear them apart?
After 40 years of fighting in the desert for their unrecognized country, the people of Western Sahara may be on the cusp of collapsing into extremism - and it could be the thing that saves them.
Why aren't Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube doing more to keep ISIS from spreading hatred and violence on social media?
These are the seven men who could replace him.
A post-9/11 program meant to be temporary is likely to be renewed until at least 2019.
Iran may have been behind a deadly bombing in Argentina two decades ago. Now the two countries meet on the pitch.
What Obama was really thinking during his Iraq remarks.
Not long ago, stability and security in Iraq seemed possible. Maliki's corruption shattered any hope of that.
The jihadist takeover of northern Iraq is a disaster for Iraqis. But the destruction of an ancient Christian culture is a disaster for the world.
A fuel crisis prompts worries that the old regime is exploiting instability to bring itself back to power.
Militants in Iraq and Syria are trying to re-create a nation that never existed.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters honed their skills fighting for independence from Iraq. Now they are the front line against ISIS.
The Iranian regime may have a new, PR-friendly president, but the plight of its people is not getting any better. And the world needs to stand by them.
The known-unknowns have come home to roost in Iraq.
The brazen attacks in Mosul and Karachi are just the latest signs that the bad guys are gaining momentum.
Can President Obama’s counterterrorism partnership plan really work without any attempt at nation building?
Is retired Gen. Khalifa Haftar finally reining in out-of-control Islamist militias, or is he dealing a body blow to this country's hope for democracy?
How Alcoholics Anonymous can fix Obama's counterterrorism strategy.
And he spent another 5 years in hell after a Bergdahl-type deal soured. A personal history of how swapping bad guys for American prisoners can go bad.
The Taliban swap for Sgt. Bergdahl is just the latest in a long line of occasions when America willingly dealt with bad guys. And like it or not, this is how wars end.
The White House is promising to give allies around the world $5 billion to fight terrorists. But America’s been doing that for years -- and no one seems to know what this new program is.
The president's proposed counterterrorism plan might appear underwhelming, but doing more -- or doing less -- is not an option.
Old 'people's war' tactics are being mobilized against a new threat.
Kenya's counterterrorism approach following the Westgate Mall attack is crude -- and may actually be spawning more violence.