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 […]
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 […]
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.
While conservatives have been focusing on Iraq, Al Qaeda and the Taliban have been rebuilding their capabilities in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Making sure the American public gets the full facts on Iraq when Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker present their case to Congress.
Interactive The war in Iraq has distracted attention and diverted resources away from the fight against terrorism worldwide.
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.
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.
Reluctance to embrace the Muslim community in Western Europe threatens to alienate people who are key to curbing future terrorist attacks.
The public understands what the CIA knows and the president won’t admit: we’re not winning the war against our terrorist enemies.
Bush may or may not close Gitmo, but Congress still needs to ensure anyone can challenge their confinement in court, says Ken Gude.
To prevent the region from becoming a breeding ground for terrorism, the U.S. should urge a resolution of the Western Sahara dispute.
The Bush administration’s troubled BioShield program finds its feet thanks to change in financing terms promoted by CAP experts.
A stable Afghanistan, inhospitable to terrorists as a safe haven, is within reach if Congress approves aid, says Caroline Wadhams.
Confused about the Iranian nukes crisis? Here's an explanation of the situation and how CAP's experts think we should handle it.