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New al-Qaeda leadership.

Aspects of U.S. Culture Slow Homegrown Threat

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The John Batchelor Show

New Afghan intelligence chief.

The Mike Rosen Show

Iraq’s future.

Obama Administration Ignores Domestic Terrorism

The White House isn’t facing up to the fact that the U.S. faces domestic terrorism, as evidenced by the Fort Hood attack last week, says Walid Phares, a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.

“There is an offensive, an attack against U.S. military sites and...

The Victoria Taft Show

Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Faith2Action with Janet Folger

The Hamas takeover of Gaza

Bioweapons Could Catch U.S. Cities Off Guard

“The point of terrorism is not just to claim victims but to terrorize everyone around them,” said Cliff May, president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and an adviser to the Baker-Hamilton Commission of the U.S. Institute of Peace.

The impact of a dirty bomb or a biological...

Money Rocks

Why fund the U.N.?

Africa’s Other Dangerous Waters: Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

While almost all the attention on and, hence, resources for combating piracy in African waters have of late been focused almost exclusively on the waters off the Somali coastline (seeĀ my most recent report on the “Return of the Somali Pirates”), a bloody attack last week is a reminder that...

The John Batchelor Show

Looking back at the UN General Assembly.

Taliban Counter Strategy: Outlive Obama’s Plan?

What does the Taliban think about Obama’s plans for their country?

Now that we’ve understood the administration’s strategy for Afghanistan, what is the Taliban strategy against the United States? Such a question is warranted to be able to project the clash between the two strategies and...

The Jon Justice Show

Terror warnings in Europe.

From the Left: J Street Moves To Center on Iran Sanctions

But supporters of the sanctions bill argue that it is the most effective measure to create pressure. “Gasoline sanctions will both ratchet up the economic pressure on the regime and remind the Iranian people of how badly the regime has mismanaged the economy and isolated Iran from the rest...

Strategy Room

Iran and Lebanon.

France Television

Attacks in Lebanon are Coordinated by Syria’s Intelligence

Lebanon’s Politicians Made Mistakes but 1559 Stays

In a message to Lebanese communities inside Lebanon and in the Diaspora, Dr Walid Phares, said civil society in Lebanon needs to equip itself with “Strategic Patience” for a while because of the mistakes made by their politicians since the Cedars Revolution. Phares, a senior fellow at the...

Your World with Neil Cavuto

Yemen and the cargo plane terror plot.

Israeli Flotilla Raid Was Justified

I’d suggest to him that he do what I did - study a variety of the most probing news accounts and visit such commentators as Benjamin Weinthal (also upset at this disproportion business), Mona Charen and Max Boot. He could thus gain a number of useful insights, including the knowledge that...


Michael Hsieh

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David Adesnik

Director of Research

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John Cappello

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Toby Dershowitz

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