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Ken Gude Archives

Secretary Clinton Should Go to Yemen

A visit by the secretary of state to meet with Yemen’s vice president can help push the political transition along and form a stable government that can tackle the country’s many challenges, say Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, and Aaron Gurley.

by Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, Aaron Gurley | Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Conservatives Outraged over Prosecution of Terror Suspect

The trial of Ahmed Warsame in a New York court continues a decades-long and previously uncontroversial U.S. policy, writes Ken Gude. So why are conservatives up in arms?

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, July 6, 2011

More Efficient Counterterrorism

The Obama administration unveiled a promising new strategy to fight terrorism this week that will use smaller, more targeted operations, write Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, and Aaron Gurley.

by Ken Gude, Ken Sofer, Aaron Gurley | Friday, July 1, 2011

Misfiring at Al Qaeda in Yemen

Relying on CIA drones in Yemen risks making an already bad situation worse, writes Ken Gude. Resolving the country’s political crisis is a better way to fight terrorism there.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Last Best Chance to Save Yemen

article icon Issue Brief The Yemeni president's forced departure provides a window for more direct U.S. engagement to resolve the crisis in the country, write Ken Gude and Ken Sofer.

by Ken Gude and Ken Sofer | Friday, June 10, 2011

Interactive: Who Will Lead Egypt?

cursor icon Interactive An interactive from Ken Sofer and Ken Gude looks at the major players and parties who could be on the ballot this fall.

by Ken Sofer and Ken Gude | Monday, May 16, 2011

GOP Detainee Bills Represent Return to Bush Policies

House and Senate GOP bills on detaining terrorists are too extreme, says Ken Gude. The Obama administration shouldn’t negotiate on them.

by Ken Gude | Friday, March 11, 2011

Re-engaging on Guantanamo

The Obama administration jumps back into the debate over detention policy with worthwhile improvements to the process, writes Ken Gude.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, March 8, 2011

I’m Not Rich Enough!

Ken Gude explores the incredible self-aggrandizement of NFL owners in their collective bargaining negotiations with the players’ union.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Costs of Conservative Recalcitrance

Ken Gude details why not ratifying the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty would seriously harm our national security.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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

Chasing Phantoms

Sen. Lieberman wants to fix a problem that doesn’t exist with a thoroughly misdirected solution, writes Ken Gude.

by Ken Gude | Thursday, May 6, 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

A Time for Courage

President Barack Obama must rise above the political pressure and keep the 9/11 trial in criminal court, argues Ken Gude.

by Ken Gude | Friday, March 5, 2010