Foreign Policy Blogs

Terrorism

Portrait of a Young Extremist

Portrait of a Young Extremist

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Al-Awlaki's Message to Muslims

Al-Awlaki's Message to Muslims

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Why Is Suicide Terrorism So Popular?

Why Is Suicide Terrorism So Popular?

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In Support of Nuclear Proliferation

Allow me to make this clear: There is nothing to fear from nuclear proliferation. This might sound insane coming from the mouth (or hands) of a counter-terrorism analyst, but the facts speak for themselves.

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A Human Weapon: The Nexus of Immigration, Security, and Terrorism

Once portrayed as an economic and cultural concern, the ebb and flow of peoples across borders is being recast as a threat towards national security and survival. There are many motivations that may entice a political party, individual, or government to portray migration in a security-oriented context. Conversely, there are many reasons why one might seek to avoid the securitization of this particular field.

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Bin Laden is Right… Obama Cannot Stop These Wars

The problem for candidates that are elected on these types of knee-jerk reactionary issues, as President Obama is indeed discovering, is that it is nearly impossible to deliver on pledges once made.

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Al Qaeda’s Number 3 Threatens America with Nuclear Device, Strikes New Tone

Mustafa Abul-Yazeed, al-Qaeda's leader in Afghanistan, threatened the United States in recent days, claiming that if the terrorist organization were to acquire Pakistani nuclear devices, they would immediately be used against American targets.

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Obama Vs. Osama

Obama travels to the Middle East, and Osama releases a new audio message. Indeed, this is no coincidence.

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Levin enters the fray, lashes out at Cheney

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Jemaah Islamiyah and International Terrorism

Jemaah Islamiyah and International Terrorism

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Samuel Huntington Was Wrong

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How George W. Bush’s Failures Helped Secure America

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Israel Avoids 'Failed' Car-Bombing

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New Concerns over Somali-American Terror Connection

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New Polls Find Split Between Muslims Within, Without Islamic World

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