A portrait of Libya
A portrait of Libya
How did the heroes of Fallujah come to kill civilians in Haditha? A Vietnam veteran who witnessed the battle of Fallujah says it's too soon to judge the marines—but not the high command
The United States is now prosecuting suspected terrorists on the basis of their intentions, not just their actions. But in the case of Islamic extremists, how can American jurors fairly weigh words and beliefs when Muslims themselves can’t agree on what they mean?
The Atlantic recently asked a group of foreign-policy authorities about the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah
Militant Cuban exile Luis Posada discusses his actions, explains his motivations, and advises Ann Louise Bardach on what to write. [With an introduction by Bardach]
The author of "Prophetic Justice" discusses the murky business of prosecuting would-be terrorists on the basis of their beliefs.
The Atlantic recently asked a group of foreign-policy authorities about Iran’s nuclear quest. Special extended Web version
In the footsteps of the last Roman emperor
Highlights of a “Fall of Rome Tour”
In trailers just minutes away from the slot machines, Air Force pilots control Predators over Iraq and Afghanistan. A case study in the marvels—and limits—of modern military technology
The United States is succeeding in its struggle against terrorism. The time has come to declare the war on terror over, so that an even more effective military and diplomatic campaign can begin.
Yes. James Fallows explains why the foiled airline bombing plot actually strengthens the argument for declaring victory in the war on terror
James Fallows talks about the surprising strides we've made against al-Qaeda—and why declaring victory will make us safer
The Atlantic recently asked a group of foreign-policy authorities about the conflict in Iraq
Cold War strategies might help us handle Tehran’s nuclear ambitions
With the loss of training camps in Afghanistan, terrorists have turned to the Internet to find and train recruits. The story of one pioneer of this effort—the enigmatic “Irhabi 007”—shows how
A true crime story
How a video-store clerk and small-time crook reinvented himself as America’s nemesis in Iraq
Nadya Labi discusses the murky world of online jihad
Douglas Preston discusses his investigation of the "Monster of Florence"—and the strange plot twist that made him a suspect in the case
The Atlantic recently asked a group of foreign-policy authorities about what lies ahead for Hamas
A guide to the U.S. military’s future in Iraq