Terrorism

Al Qaeda Leader Killed In US Drone Strike, Biden Says

The strike “made good” on Biden’s promise to target terrorists after withdrawing from Afghanistan, an official said.

What We Learned from Russia’s Assaults on Nuclear Plants

Governments, international organizations, and nuclear plant operators have a lot of work to do.

Biden Seeking To Split $7B In Afghan Money Between Humanitarian Aid, 9/11 Families

Any transfer of money will need to be approved by the courts because of the pending legal cases brought by families of terrorist victims.

ISIS Leader Dead After US Raid in Syria, Biden Says

A U.S. helicopter malfunctioned and was intentionally destroyed during the mission, officials say.

Terror Groups in Afghanistan Could Attack US Next Year, Pentagon Policy Chief Says

Kahl says ISIS-K might be able to strike in less than 12 months; AQ in one to two years.

It’s Time for Rapprochement Between Turkey and the United States

Recent events from Afghanistan to Africa require us to revisit the entire transatlantic partnership—together.

What Can the United Nations Do About Counterterrorism?

It’s time to take a long hard look at the UN’s 20-year old counterterrorism architecture.

Keep Your Eyes on Afghanistan’s ISIS-K

The Taliban’s victory was local. ISIS still wants the world.

CIA Creates China Center To Shift To Great Power Competition

“It’s taking the top slot from the counterterrorism mission over the past 20 years,” said John Doyon, executive vice president of INSA.

Army Chief Calls for Afghanistan Review: ‘Let the Cards Fall Where They Fall’

McConville says lessons must be learned because “terrorism is not going away.”

Seven Movies Worth Watching About 9/11

Some of these films are fictional. Others are inspired by, or based on, actual events. Each tries to provide insight into what the events of that day unleashed.

The Forever War is Dead. Long Live the Forever War

The fight against terrorism will continue, yet our body politic is weakened by double-speak.

Who Is ISIS-K?

Two terrorism experts on the group behind the deadly Kabul airport attack and its rivalry with the Taliban.

Not For the First Time, COVID Takes Back Seat to a More Pressing Crisis

The evacuation of refugees from Afghanistan depends on cramming people into closed spaces—during a global pandemic.

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Kabul Evacuee With Potential ISIS Ties Detained at Qatar Base

Up to 100 evacuees have been flagged for further scrutiny during the more comprehensive screening they received at their first stop after Afghanistan.