Posts Tagged: Al-Qaida
The good news is that al Qaeda is on the verge of collapse. The bad news is that it’s been superseded by the Islamic State.
Pakistan is in danger of giving away too much to its local Taliban in the current talks.
In order to "win", we need to sell the invasion and occupation to the Iraqis.
The presidential contender defends the surge with a speech that FPIF's military analyst Dan Smith puts under the magnifying glass.
The Latin American state has lost its monopoly on violence. U.S. economic and political policies have only made matters worse.
Hardliners in Washington want Pakistans leader to crack down on terrorists, but hardliners in Islamabad are deeply ambivalent. Whats a poor dictator to do?
The Bush administration has trumped up charges against Iran for its role in the Iraq War. Is it misinterpretation, misinformation, or worse?
Several major news outlets apologized for the way their misreporting paved the way for the Iraq War. So why is history repeating? Conn Hallinan dissects the coverage of a recent massacre in southern Iraq.
President Bush wants to up the ante in Iraq and possibly in Iran as well. Guess who the secret admirers of this plan are...
The Spy Museums message: we needed spooks during the Cold War and we need them now more than ever. But whats missing from the exhibits?