Long before the marathon bombing, Islamists in Massachusetts were helping militants in Chechnya.
A brief history of the Chechen diaspora, Islamic radicalism, and the possible link to the Boston bombing suspects.
Russians weren't paying much attention to their own war on terror. But that was before the attacks in Boston.
Dear Americans, stop patting yourselves on the back for 'not letting the terrorists win.'
Why isn’t terrorism in the United States a whole lot more frequent?
From Guantánamo to Boston, why Americans have a dangerous tendency to overreact to terrorism.
A guide to the Internet blame game.
The improbable tale of a West Virginia heiress the Pentagon hired to take on Somalia's jihadists.
Al Qaeda makes it official: The terror group is trying to extend its medieval rule from Baghdad to Damascus.
How Eric Harroun, the American jihadist in Syria, was duped by the FBI into incriminating himself.
Islamic militants messed with the wrong city on Saturday night.
Why John Brennan should give a passport and $10K to every Gitmo prisoner.
Actually, we've already figured out how to win the legal war on terrorism.
How Rand Paul and company are totally missing the point.
In the war for the heart of northern Mali, the real fear isn’t al Qaeda, it’s the criminals and fundamentalists lurking just around the corner.
Kenya’s general election wasn’t perfect -- but it was peaceful. Here’s why.
A decade later, what lessons haven't we learned from the war in Iraq that we should?
How the United States is blowing the war on terror in the most dangerous place in the world.
The case against giving the president even more power to use force.
McLaughlin's minute-by-minute account of the terrorist attack in Washington.