Posts Tagged: al-Qaeda
Reading the tea leaves to determine whether Al Qaeda or the Islamic State will lead the Islamist extremist world.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
The Islamic State’s calls for retaliation against Western attacks are apparently being heeded.
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
Will the Islamic State attempt to procure nuclear material as Al Qaeda once did?
Americans are trading away their privacy, civil liberties, and billions of tax dollars for an intelligence complex that never seems to know what's going on in the world.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Like layers of an onion, ISIS supporters can be carefully peeled away. But not if Obama goes into Syria and Iraq with a mallet.
According to the New York Times, the campaign that the U.S. has initiated against the Islamic State has no immediate precedents.