Osama bin Laden
Is Law Enforcement Able to De-Radicalize Extremists Like John Walker Lindh?
The "American Taliban," a Californian who joined the Taliban in 2001, will be released today.
How the NSA's High-Tech Surveillance Helped Europeans Catch Terrorists
"We were inside their computers."
The Changing War on Terror: How Safe Is the United States?
The Authorization for Use of Military Force was passed by Congress after 9/11 to give the president authority to hunt and fight those responsible. But al Qaeda is a completely different kind of organization now, according to this former CIA operative who spearheaded the Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006 as a targeting officer, and we need to rethink the tools we've created.
How True is Zero Dark Thirty? A Former Operative Weighs In
Despite debates over its depiction of torture, Zero Dark Thirty became the most-watched movie in America this week, and looks to be heading for another strong weekend. How reliable the film’s portrait? Does it give an accurate picture of how the CIA anti-terrorism efforts really work? Nada Bakos, who spearheaded the CIA’s Zarqawi Operations team from 2004-2006 as a targeting officer, weighs in. Prior to the operations position, Bakos served as an analyst for the agency primarily in the Counterterrorism Center, and was a member of the team charged with defining the relationship between Iraq, al Qaeda, and 9/11.
What Do Osama bin Laden and Paul McCartney Have in Common?
Conspiracy theorists have already emerged from the woodwork asking if bin Laden is really dead, or if he was dead already. Don't be fooled.
Bin Laden Is Dead: A Study on Violence After the Demise of Previous Terrorists
"Patriot Games" on a grand scale: Will Osama bin Laden’s death spark greater danger or a decrease in violence?