Why paranoia is the key to Libyan politics.
The E.U. finally decided to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Why won't the U.N.?
Islamists in East Africa were supposed to be on the run. But the raids and spy flights keep increasing.
Why isn't Obama outraged about a drone war based on profiling?
Pakistan’s leaked bin Laden report proves that the country’s vaunted spy agency is either shockingly inept or duplicitous. Or both.
How Obama's pick to lead the FBI tried to put the brakes on the NSA's surveillance dragnet.
How do you find a terrorist hidden in millions of gigabytes of metadata?
President Obama's magical thinking about how to defeat al Qaeda.
How Robert Mueller transformed -- for better and for worse -- the FBI into a counterterrorism agency.
What do a handful of South African mercenaries do for an encore in Somalia, once all the pirates are gone?
Limiting drone strikes and closing Gitmo won't stop homegrown radicals.
Obama can't live without drones, Pakistan can't live with 'em. So the president bowed to the Islamic street.
Daniel Fried was the perfect man for the hardest job in Washington, but even he couldn’t close Guantanamo.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
Is Pakistan's once and likely future prime minister someone the United States can work with?
Americans deserve to hear the dirty secrets of the CIA’s war on terror. We’ll all be better off with the truth.
Yes, it’s broke, violent, and tumultuous. But here are five reasons Pakistan is better off than you think.
When there's a foreign finger on the trigger, is Washington still accountable when innocents die?