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The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
November 02, 2017
The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
Was the bulk release of Osama Bin Laden's Abbottabad data trove an act of transparency or something else?
The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2016
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
They never left.
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
March 02, 2016
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
“What is the news on the spy planes at your end, do they exist?”
Reading Bin Laden’s Letters: Paranoia and the “Spy Planes Problem”
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
August 15, 2015
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
The leader of al-Qaeda has pledged his allegiance to Mullah Omar's chosen successor, Mullah Mansour.
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
Abbottabad 2011: What Really Happened?
May 12, 2015
Abbottabad 2011: What Really Happened?
Is everything we know about the Osama bin Laden raid wrong?
Abbottabad 2011: What Really Happened?
The CIA's Vaccination Program Blunder
May 21, 2014
The CIA's Vaccination Program Blunder
The CIA's use of vaccination programs has turned many Pakistanis against public health workers, resulting in a crisis.
The CIA's Vaccination Program Blunder
Robert Gates: Pakistan 'Really No Ally At All'
January 10, 2014
Robert Gates: Pakistan 'Really No Ally At All'
Robert Gates doesn't trust Pakistan and neither should the United States.
Robert Gates: Pakistan 'Really No Ally At All'
Can John Kerry Salvage US-Pakistan Relations?
August 01, 2013
Can John Kerry Salvage US-Pakistan Relations?
The US secretary of state has finally arrived in Islamabad. Will Kerry’s personal history with Pakistan be a silver bullet?
Can John Kerry Salvage US-Pakistan Relations?
Feiz Muhammad: One Lead for the Boston Bombing
April 22, 2013
Feiz Muhammad: One Lead for the Boston Bombing
The sermons of Feiz Muhammad could have played a part in motivating the Boston bombings.
Feiz Muhammad: One Lead for the Boston Bombing
Should the U.S. and Pakistan Get 'Divorced?'
September 21, 2012
Should the U.S. and Pakistan Get 'Divorced?'
Pakistan’s former U.S. Ambassador says its time to give up the “magnificent delusion” of an alliance.
Should the U.S. and Pakistan Get 'Divorced?'
U.S.-Pakistan Ties on the Brink
May 08, 2012
U.S.-Pakistan Ties on the Brink
A year after Osama bin Laden’s death, U.S.-Pakistan relations have tumbled still further. Can ties be rebuilt?
U.S.-Pakistan Ties on the Brink
Are Drone Strikes in Pakistan Legal?
April 05, 2012
Are Drone Strikes in Pakistan Legal?
Are U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan legal? If conducted under certain parameters then they probably are.
Are Drone Strikes in Pakistan Legal?
April 04, 2012
Will Drones Go Nuclear?
U.S. scientists have been investigating a new generation of nuclear-powered drones. It’s a controversial idea.
Will Drones Go Nuclear?
The Cultural Purity Brigade
March 05, 2012
The Cultural Purity Brigade
The controversy over Vishwa Hindu Parishad and a movie about Osama bin Laden undermines Indian democracy.
The Cultural Purity Brigade
MAD or MADE?
February 04, 2012
MAD or MADE?
The United States and China won’t go to war. Mutually Assured Destruction of Economy is the reason.
MAD or MADE?
Obama’s Special Forces Fascination
January 31, 2012
Obama’s Special Forces Fascination
Barack Obama’s attraction to unconventional operations has perhaps only been rivaled by John F. Kennedy. But plans for a floating base have their limits.
Obama’s Special Forces Fascination
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