Good Riddance

The 9-11 attacks assaulted our self-confidence and delivered a blow to our sense of well being from which we have yet to recover, a decade later.

Playing into Osama Bin Laden’s Hands

His greatest magic trick was to persuade the United States and its allies to expend enormous sums of money to fight a small, isolated, and anachronistic force that operated on the very margins of the Muslim world.

Can We Talk?

There’s a debate over the proposed mosque on ground zero. But as it turns out, it’s not a mosque, not on ground zero — and not really a debate.