War on Terror
September 01, 2021
Asia and the ‘Global War on Terror’
By Mariya Y. Omelicheva, Abdul Basit, Bilveer Singh, and Sean R. Roberts
Launched in the wake of 9/11, the GWOT has had far-reaching consequences across Asia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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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