Evidence suggests that the Islamic State's power has been declining for months.
Once a vocal supporter of the Syrian opposition, Doha is now taking a more clandestine track under its new emir.
Ankara once encouraged intervention in the crisis. Why did it stop?
Groups like al-Nusra are turning to charity stunts and service provision to ensure they have a loyal following even after Assad.
It is time for Western countries to craft a coherent approach to non-criminal detention.
How The New York Times misuses history to predict the upcoming departure of US troops.
Closing the camps in Guantánamo Bay won't address the real problems with noncriminal incarceration.
It's a problem.
The GOP is ceding important ground by tolerating and encouraging denialism on this critical topic.
The U.S. has quietly upgraded its involvement in the troubled East African country this year, aggressively using drones, local allies, local intelligence, and regional militaries to fight the Somali group al-Shabaab
Research suggests that killing a senior leader in a terrorist network like al-Qaeda might not actually do much to degrade its long-term ability
How the attacks of September 11, 2001 re-shaped America's political landscape and led to a decade of partisan bickering
Are our intelligence analysts really keeping us safer? Or are they wasting money and providing "Google-deep" information? A new amendment promises to find out.
Their ability to land large-scale attacks like that of September 11 might be eroded, but the group has another strategy: using our strengths against us
How can the U.S. provide much-needed aid to a part of the world that is controlled by a terrorist group allied with al Qaeda?
Al-Qaeda's strategy of low-level warfare, meant to drain the U.S. economically, will continue to pose an underestimated threat long after its leader's death
With gas prices set to hit $5 per gallon in the next year or two, will we learn the lessons of 2008 through 2010?
His letter, published here for the first time in English
Somaliland and Puntland could secede from Somalia