Did 9/11 Make Peace Passe?

The U.S. Institute for Peace wants to change its name. What’s the matter with peace all of the sudden?

Al-Qaeda Lost the Battle Long Ago

Al-Qaeda Lost the Battle Long Ago

The terrorist network’s resort to dramatic spectacle was at once a brilliant tactic and a desperate effort to revive its own fortunes.

A Visit from the FBI

A Visit from the FBI

In this excerpt from a new book of narratives about men and women needlessly swept up in the War on Terror, the FBI inadvertently reveals the scope of its surveillance.

Looking at FBI Entrapment

Looking at FBI Entrapment

A new documentary, Better this World, looks at the role of FBI informants in the domestic war on terror.

America the Vulnerable

America the Vulnerable

Violent right-wing extremism is surging, but the Department of Homeland Security is scaling back intelligence units that might catch the next Timothy McVeigh before it’s too late.

U.S. Escalates War Against Al-Qaeda

Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.