War on Terror
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.
From Conservative Patriot to Communist Vanguard: An Interview With H. Bruce Franklin
Franklin's new memoir, Crash Course, blends the story of his political awakening with the history of the Vietnam War.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before her upset victory in New York to a map highlighting how abortion laws differ from state to state.
The Lede, Issue #22: Alexandria Ocacio-Cortez's Surprising Victory, the Ongoing War on Terror, Abortion Laws From State to State, and More
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After 17 Years of Fighting Terror, the U.S. Makes a Disastrous Pivot
Despite the ongoing ascension of non-state armed groups in the Middle East, the U.S. military seems to be pivoting to a power competition against Russia and China.
How the Pentagon Repurposes Civilian Casualties as Anti-Terror Propaganda
The American military has released hundreds of videos showing U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. The victims are not always the intended targets.
A Dozen Years Ago Today, Guantanamo's Groundwork Began
Only seven out of nearly 800 inmates have been convicted and sentenced.
Human Rights Watch's Take on Obama's Drone Speech Is Worth Reading
Did you miss the president's important speech about the War on Terror? Here's the one response you should make some time for.
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?