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Terrorism: Archives

Threats, Options, and Risks in Pakistan

U.S. Predator missile strikes in Pakistan have risen in the past year, writes Colin Cookman. But the question remains, how effective are they?

By Colin Cookman | Thursday, March 5, 2009

Interactive Map: U.S. Airstrikes in Pakistan on the Rise

cursor icon Interactive Interactive map shows an increase in U.S. airstrikes in Pakistan, many of which have been targeted at key members of Al Qaeda.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

The First Step Toward Closing Guantánamo

Announcing the closure of Guantánamo and establishing a process to empty the prison is just a first step, but it's the right first step, writes Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Partnership for Progress

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Caroline Wadhams, Brian Katulis, Lawrence J. Korb, and Colin Cookman offers a new strategy for prosperity and stability in Pakistan and the region.

By Caroline Wadhams, Brian Katulis, Lawrence J. Korb, and Colin Cookman | Monday, November 17, 2008

What the Public Thinks on the Anniversary of 9/11

The public has lost hope that we’ll ever catch Bin Laden, and the majority now think that Iraq was a mistake, writes Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Friday, September 12, 2008

Seven Years After 9/11

play_alt icon Video Caroline Wadhams discusses how global terrorism has changed since 9/11, the biggest threats facing the United States right now, and how to make America safer.

By Caroline Wadhams | Thursday, September 11, 2008

The Terrorism Index

A survey of foreign policy experts on U.S. security, foreign affairs, and America's place in the world.

By FOREIGN POLICY and the Center for American Progress | Monday, August 18, 2008

Crisis in Waiting

The warning signs are growing that Pakistan is probably the crisis that will test the leadership of the next administration, writes Brian Katulis.

By Brian Katulis | Wednesday, July 30, 2008

What to Do About the Terrorist Safe Haven in Pakistan

play_alt icon Video What are the Federally Administered Tribal Areas? Why should we be concerned about them? And what can we do about them?

By Caroline Wadhams | Monday, May 5, 2008

Another Clear Warning: State Department Report Shows Alarming Trend

Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman offer analysis of new State Department report that reiterates Al Qaeda and its affiliates are strengthening and expanding.

By Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman | Friday, May 2, 2008

We Need a Plan for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman outline six strategic guideposts for addressing the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan.

By Caroline Wadhams and Colin Cookman | Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Shutter This Death Trap

Ever since the United States started airlifting prisoners from Afghanistan to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay in January 2002, there have been criticisms of "Gitmo."  Recently, President Bush’s chief military adviser, Admiral Michael Mullen, joined  ranks with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Sen. John McCain, former Attorney General […]

By Spencer P. Boyer | Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Pakistan Front and Center: Bhutto Assassination Adds to Crisis

The political crisis was palpable when I left the country last week, writes Brian Katulis, but Bhutto's murder will require greater U.S. resolve.

By Brian Katulis | Thursday, December 27, 2007

40 Reasons to Reengage in Afghanistan

The mission in Afghanistan is in jeopardy, and we cannot afford to lose. The good news is that we can succeed if we reengage.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Return to a Proven Path: Established Systems Can Handle Terrorists

Hoffman and Gude argue that the criminal justice system can be used to try terrorists without undermining liberties or efforts to combat terrorism.

By Ken Gude | Wednesday, December 5, 2007