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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

Rethinking Our Strategy on Terrorism

Experts surveyed in the recent Terrorism Index overwhelmingly agree that the U.S. must shift its focus in the war on global terrorist networks.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Energy Warp

Peter Ogden outlines a strategy for boosting our national security by reducing dependence on oil from unstable and hostile regimes.

By Pete Ogden | Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Iraq By the Numbers

The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq began four years ago. Here's an assessment of what the war has cost us in lives, funds, and lost opportunities.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Lessons from the Somalia Bombing

When the U.S. military struck at suspected Al Qaeda terrorists in Somalia, it showed its ability to strike anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the response afterward also showed that the United States still lacks a clear vision or strategy concerning how it should integrate “hard power” counterterrorism tactics with more “soft power” capabilities. Read more […]

By Lawrence J. Korb and Max Bergmann | Monday, March 5, 2007

Getting on the Security Train

P.J. Crowley says new legislation is a good first step, but better rail and chemical security must anticipate vulnerabilities and fix them now.

By P.J. Crowley | Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Assessing Our National Security

Reps. Reyes and Shays highlight findings of the new, nonpartisan survey of top foreign policy experts from CAP and FOREIGN POLICY.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

The Terrorism Index

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

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Harboring Terrorists

Senior Policy Analyst Caroline Wadhams outlines an action plan for eliminating al-Qaeda’s power in the Middle East.

By Caroline Wadhams | Thursday, January 18, 2007

After Iraq: The Next Steps in the “War on Terror”

Richard Clark says: escalation is not the answer, and continued military involvement is a distraction, a magnet for terrorism, and a waste of lives.

Thursday, January 11, 2007

Time to Act

book_alt2 icon Report P.J. Crowley outlines 14 steps to take in 2007 to further implement the 9/11 Commission recommendations and make America safer.

By P.J. Crowley | Monday, January 8, 2007