January 03, 2012
Mullah Omar: Last Man Standing
Osama bin Laden is dead, but his close ally and Taliban chief Mullah Omar still complicates the future of Afghanistan.
June 14, 2011
Why Pakistan’s Ship Is Sinking
Pakistan’s military has had a bad couple of months. Unless it rethinks its priorities, expect tactical gains to lead to strategic disaster.
May 26, 2011
Why China Needed Bin Laden
September 11 distracted the United States from China’s rise. Without the attacks, China wouldn’t be where it is today, says Frank Ching.
November 28, 2010
Islamic Militancy: Jakarta Hits Back
Indonesia’s Detachment 88 counterterrorism unit has had some big successes this year. But are separatist militants down and out?