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Why Singapore Is a Terrorist Target
June 28, 2017

Why Singapore Is a Terrorist Target

By Bilveer Singh
The Islamic State has been upfront about its goal to attack the city-state.

The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan
September 22, 2016

The US Should Cut Its Losses in Pakistan

By Frud Bezhan
Americans have forked out billions to Pakistan to help combat the Taliban, with little to show for the investment.
Myanmar and the 'War on Terror'
March 11, 2016

Myanmar and the 'War on Terror'

By Tauseef Akbar
In Myanmar, as elsewhere around the globe, the "war on terror" is used to justify persecution.

Chinese Media Accuses US of Being ‘Terrorist Breeder’
February 20, 2015

Chinese Media Accuses US of Being ‘Terrorist Breeder’

By Shannon Tiezzi
As DC hosts a summit on countering violent extremism, China blasts the U.S. role in creating havens for terrorists.

A Bad Idea: Using the 2001 AUMF as Legal Rationale for Striking ISIS
September 11, 2014

A Bad Idea: Using the 2001 AUMF as Legal Rationale for Striking ISIS

By Ankit Panda
The Obama administration doesn't have the strongest legal footing to go to war against ISIS in Iraq.

America’s War on Terror Mirrors Cold War
May 30, 2013

America’s War on Terror Mirrors Cold War

The trajectory of the United States’ conflict with al-Qaeda continues to echo U.S. foreign policy during the early part of the Cold War.

Do Drone Strikes on al-Qaida Make Us Safer?
July 20, 2012

Do Drone Strikes on al-Qaida Make Us Safer?

Moral or immoral, do drone strikes work? Sean M. Lynn-Jones weighs the evidence.

A Counterplea for Retracted U.S. Military Engagement
July 12, 2012

A Counterplea for Retracted U.S. Military Engagement

Belén Fernández on the flip-side of U.S. military engagement. Could forces be creating their own enemies?

When Is a Terrorist a Terrorist?
October 28, 2010

When Is a Terrorist a Terrorist?

By Luke Hunt
‘War on terror’ was a flawed term from the start. But Asian governments, too, are willing to play politics with terrorism.

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