A very short book excerpt
Last year, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb did something no other modern terrorist group has: conquered a broad swath of a sovereign country—Mali. Since then, despite French intervention, northern Mali has become a jihadist front, with Islamist militants flowing in from around the world. While America remains focused on threats from the Middle East and South Asia, the new face of terror is likely to be African.
President Obama sided with his outgoing Defense secretary over his top general
For decades, Arab autocrats have had a cynical but effective strategy for silencing dissent: whenever the temperature gets too hot, change the topic to Israel
The Navy SEALs knew their mission was to kill the al Qaeda leader, not take him alive