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Terrorism: Archives

Cassandra’s Conundrum

In the previous issue of The National Interest, John Mueller argued that the threats from nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism and nuclear war are exaggerated. Joseph Cirincione responds. FIRST, LET me agree with one of John Mueller’s main points: The dangers to our national security are very often hyped, and this alarmism produces undesirable consequences. And […]

By Joseph Cirincione | Thursday, November 1, 2007

Crib Sheet: “Islamofascism”

In the days following 9/11, Americans across the ideological spectrum united in support of increased protections against terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. But a handful of conservatives used the attacks to promote division among Americans and their allies abroad. For example, conservative writer Stephen Schwartz employed the term “Islamofascism” in a Weekly Standard article to […]

By Annika Carlson and Sarah Dreier | Monday, October 22, 2007

Insuring Against Terrorism

As long as the U.S. faces a significant threat from terrorist networks, we must ensure the economy is properly protected, says P.J. Crowley.

By P.J. Crowley | Thursday, September 20, 2007

The Abandoned Front in the War on Terrorism

While conservatives have been focusing on Iraq, Al Qaeda and the Taliban have been rebuilding their capabilities in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

By Caroline Wadhams and Leah Greenberg | Monday, September 10, 2007

Key Questions on the White House Report and Petraeus-Crocker Testimony

Making sure the American public gets the full facts on Iraq when Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker present their case to Congress.

By John Podesta, Lawrence J. Korb, and Brian Katulis | Friday, September 7, 2007

Interactive Map: Al Qaeda Attacks Around the World

cursor icon Interactive The war in Iraq has distracted attention and diverted resources away from the fight against terrorism worldwide.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

CAP Interviews John Feal, 9/11 First Responder and Founder of the FealGood Foundation

John Feal was a 9/11 first responder who has made it his mission to help other heroes in need of medical care and financial assistance.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

The Terrorism Index

book_alt2 icon Report CAP and FOREIGN POLICY find that top security experts believe the world is becoming more dangerous for the U.S. and the American people.

Monday, August 20, 2007

Europe Confronts Islam

Reluctance to embrace the Muslim community in Western Europe threatens to alienate people who are key to curbing future terrorist attacks.

By Andrew Tillman | Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Public Understands the “War on Terror” Isn’t Working

The public understands what the CIA knows and the president won’t admit: we’re not winning the war against our terrorist enemies.

By Ruy Teixeira | Friday, July 13, 2007

Habeas Corpus Extends to Gitmo

Bush may or may not close Gitmo, but Congress still needs to ensure anyone can challenge their confinement in court, says Ken Gude.

By Ken Gude | Tuesday, June 26, 2007

A Path to a Stable North Africa: Preventing Another Terror Haven

To prevent the region from becoming a breeding ground for terrorism, the U.S. should urge a resolution of the Western Sahara dispute.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

One Small Step for Biosecurity: CAP Reform Proposal Bears Fruit

The Bush administration’s troubled BioShield program finds its feet thanks to change in financing terms promoted by CAP experts.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Toward A Stable Afghanistan: Economic Aid Long Overdue

A stable Afghanistan, inhospitable to terrorists as a safe haven, is within reach if Congress approves aid, says Caroline Wadhams.

By Caroline Wadhams | Wednesday, June 6, 2007

How to Resolve the Iranian Nukes Crisis, In Just Three Steps

Confused about the Iranian nukes crisis? Here's an explanation of the situation and how CAP's experts think we should handle it.

Monday, April 30, 2007