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.
Experts surveyed in the recent Terrorism Index overwhelmingly agree that the U.S. must shift its focus in the war on global terrorist networks.
Peter Ogden outlines a strategy for boosting our national security by reducing dependence on oil from unstable and hostile regimes.
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.
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 […]
P.J. Crowley says new legislation is a good first step, but better rail and chemical security must anticipate vulnerabilities and fix them now.
Reps. Reyes and Shays highlight findings of the new, nonpartisan survey of top foreign policy experts from CAP and FOREIGN POLICY.
CAP and FOREIGN POLICY find that top security experts believe the world is becoming more dangerous for the U.S. and the American people.
Senior Policy Analyst Caroline Wadhams outlines an action plan for eliminating al-Qaeda’s power in the Middle East.
Richard Clark says: escalation is not the answer, and continued military involvement is a distraction, a magnet for terrorism, and a waste of lives.