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?
Why Obama doesn’t need Congress to start to make good on his promise.
From Boston to Israel, radicals are attempting to destroy Western culture.
An exclusive look inside the mysterious death and life of the world's most dangerous terrorist not named Osama bin Laden.
A conversation with the mother of the Tsarnaevs.