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.
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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.
For Syria's armed opposition, business has become the key to survival. Unfortunately, that doesn't always mean fighting Assad.
Why the Geneva Convention doesn't work for Call of Duty.
Why the killing of the Pakistani Taliban's No. 1 might cause a lot more pain for Pakistan than the CIA counted on.
Yes, terrorism is a problem. But Pakistan is making remarkable headway in its transition to democracy.
Why the NSA's 'we keep you safe from terrorists' rationale is bogus.
If Washington launched targeted strikes everywhere its 'partners' asked it to, the war on terror would be totally out of control.
Can America really win the battle against Islamic extremism?
Or why the Pentagon needs to think big and look to the past in order to prepare for the chaotic technowars of the future.
A new report details the civilian costs of U.S. drone strikes -- and failures to compensate the families of victims.
How politics and fear threaten a new global effort to combat terrorist recruitment.
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?
How this Wittgenstein sketch explains the Somalia SEAL raid.
When it comes to assessing the success of the war on terror, there's a lot we just don't know.
Why America can no longer afford to outsource the war on al-Shabab.
Technology is changing the way we fight war. But it's also changing the way we make peace.