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Managing Director, National Security and International Policy
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The rise in domestic extremism across the country is being fueled by easy access to guns and dangerous right-wing propaganda.
Sep 15, 2022
It is vital that policymakers take immediate action to address the scourge of guns and hate.
May 16, 2022
Nicole Lee Ndumele, Eugenio Weigend Vargas
Staff and fellows at the Center for American Progress share how 9/11 changed their lives.
Sep 10, 2021
Center for American Progress staff and fellows
There were important gains coming out of America’s post-9/11 foreign policy, but some important successes came at great strategic, material, and human costs.
Brian Katulis, Peter Juul
As tensions rise ahead of the upcoming election, the 116th Congress can and should act now to confront the surge in violent white supremacy across the country.
Oct 30, 2020
Simon Clark, Karuna Nandkumar, James Lamond
As the United States and Jordan enter the next phase of bilateral counterterrorism cooperation, they should work together to continue to strengthen Jordan’s security services.
Nov 30, 2017
Hardin Lang, William Wechsler, Alia Awadallah
Trump’s momentary flirtation with Guantanamo only served to expose its failures and the hypocrisy of Republicans’ fight to keep it open.
Nov 9, 2017
Battlefield victories will prove short-lived without a more focused strategy to tackle terrorist ideology.
Aug 17, 2017
Alia Awadallah, Hardin Lang, Kristy Densmore
President Trump is ignoring cardinal rules of effective counterterrorism to the detriment of American security and the benefit of the nation’s enemies.
Mar 29, 2017
Yoram Schweitzer, Hardin Lang
If the U.S. investment in military operations in Iraq is to pay lasting dividends and set the scene for long-term success in the region, it must be accompanied by stabilization efforts in areas liberated from the Islamic State.
Jul 26, 2016
Hardin Lang, Muath Al Wari
The Role of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Jan 14, 2016
ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.
Nov 25, 2015
With the ever-present threat of lone-wolf and homegrown terrorists perpetrating attacks on American soil, it is important to close the terror gap in order to prevent known terror suspects from easily purchasing guns.
Nov 20, 2015
Nov 2, 2015
The United States must update its terror finance policy framework to meet new challenges and enduring threats from state actors and nonstate groups.
Hardin Lang, Peter Juul, Trevor Sutton
Oct 16, 2015
To save lives and blunt the impact of the terror tactics used by ISIS and other militant groups, the United States and other countries must cooperate to stem the flow of improvised explosive device, or IED, components and reinforce global partnership.
Jun 4, 2015
Mary Beth Goodman
Sen. Mitch McConnell has a simple choice: reform government surveillance or see it expire.
May 22, 2015
Any adjustment to the withdrawal timeline of U.S. troops from Afghanistan must consider the critical needs of the Afghan National Security Forces.
Mar 17, 2015
Ariella Viehe, Katherine Blakeley, Aarthi Gunasekaran
Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of opium. Curbing the drug trade will require enhanced efforts to monitor the flow of illicit financial funds, as well as Afghan political will to enforce action.
Mary Beth Goodman, Trevor Sutton
Before embarking on a new $5 billion fund to support foreign counterterrorism efforts, the United States should closely examine its record in helping to build security-force capacity in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Jun 24, 2014
The Obama administration needs to launch a comprehensive strategy for the region and prepare for the possible targeted use of force in Iraq to halt the rise of a new terrorist group that could threaten America.
Jun 17, 2014
Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Vikram Singh
A new era of extremism, sectarianism, and competition between regional powers requires the United States to update its regional strategy.
Jun 16, 2014
As Jordan wrestles with the effects of the Arab uprisings and the Syrian civil war, the United States should support the country’s political and economic reform.
Jun 12, 2014
Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Mokhtar Awad
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