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Terrorism: Archives

Upholding Our American Values

The biggest threat to bin Laden is precisely the kind of Islam embodied in the Cordoba Initiative mosque and community center, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Monday, August 16, 2010

A Tale of Two Terrorists

Kevin Gude discusses broken ground in two terrorism cases in NYC and at Guantanamo Bay.

By Ken Gude | Thursday, July 8, 2010

Tackling the Terrorist Threat at Home and Abroad

The Obama administration took the right approach with the recent Times Square bomb suspect—and it’s taking the right approach against terrorists abroad, too, write Ken Gude and Brian Katulis.

By Ken Gude and Brian Katulis | Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Terrorism in Yemen Rediscovered

Recent events serve as a reminder that there is no single central front in the war against Al Qaeda and that America needs to remain vigilant on multiple fronts, writes Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Wednesday, January 6, 2010

New York’s 9/11 Trial Justice

Putting the 9/11 suspects on trial in New York is the right move, but seeking the death penalty would be a strategic error, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Friday, November 13, 2009

Faces of Pakistan’s Militant Leaders

Militant commanders in Pakistan are often collectively referred to as “Taliban,” but they groups possess varied origins, motivations, tactics, and leadership. These profiles offer insight.

By Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman | Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Interactive Map: Leaders of Pakistan’s Militant Groups

cursor icon Interactive Interactive map shows the locations of Pakistan's militant leaders, gives information about their motivations and tactics, and shows where the Pakistani military is fighting them.

By Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman | Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Yemen Threatens Regional Stability

Yemen is caught in a trap of instability that marginalizes the country and brings further instability; neighboring countries and the international community can no longer afford to ignore it.

By Jeff Reger | Monday, July 13, 2009

An Important First Step in Actually Closing Guantánamo

The trial of a top Al Qaeda official in a U.S. court is a major step toward closing the prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Timeline: Militants Zero in on the Government

cursor icon Interactive Interactive timeline shows that yesterday’s attack on Pakistan’s Inter-Service Intelligence agency is another in a string of attacks by militants against the Pakistani government.

By Peter Juul | Thursday, May 28, 2009

Video: Pakistan: Experts in the Field

play_alt icon Video Lawrence Korb, Brian Katulis, and Colin Cookman recently returned from a research trip to Pakistan, and this video chronicles what they found.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Back on Track to Close Guantánamo

President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney outlined two very different approaches to Guantánamo yesterday, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Friday, May 22, 2009

We Have Become Our Enemies

The more we learn about the Bush administration’s torture regime, the more outrageous and inexcusable it becomes, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Seven Reasons Why We Need to Engage in Afghanistan

A sustained effort in Afghanistan is crucial to keeping the United States and its allies safe and to restoring stability to the entire region.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Weekly Round Up: March 2 – 6, 2009

CAP provided analysis of equal rights events this week, produced an interactive map of air strikes in Pakistan, and continued its analysis of the recession.

Friday, March 6, 2009