October 15, 2013 • 9:26 AM • Share
The designation could also make it harder for Syrian refugees to come to the U.S., even if they haven’t actually taken up arms against the regime.
October 9, 2013 • 2:00 PM • Share
President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.
July 30, 2013 • 12:00 PM • Share
An interview with Brendan Hill, a Tea Party conservative in Idaho and creator of the pork-tipped bullet meant to deter jihadi terrorists.
July 8, 2013 • 10:00 AM • Share
“We were inside their computers.”
June 20, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Looking at 20 years of jihadist plots in the West, a leading expert on terrorism finds that Internet surveillance has its uses but is no panacea.
June 12, 2013 • 5:29 PM • Share
Prism and the NSA’s phone tapping programs were supposed to be emergency measures designed to combat terrorism. But what happens when the threat of terrorism is the norm?
June 12, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
The Authorization for Use of Military Force was passed by Congress after 9/11 to give the president authority to hunt and fight those responsible. But al Qaeda is a completely different kind of organization now, according to this former CIA operative who spearheaded the Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006 as a targeting officer, and we need to rethink the tools we’ve created.
May 17, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
April 19, 2013 • 2:05 PM • Share
A prominent anti-racism author attempts to identify what it is that allows many of us to view the Boston bombings and other tragic events as merely horrific.
April 18, 2013 • 5:00 AM • Share
Humans are flighty, irrational creatures that calculate risk in fascinating ways.
April 16, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
Low-slung speedboats from Mexico are smuggling millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana along the California coast. And we can’t do a thing about it.
April 1, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
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