Counterterrorism (Summer 2010)

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    Playing with Fire in Pakistan

    Jeff M. Smith Summer 2010
    That a Pakistani-born U.S. national was responsible for the latest attempted terrorist attack on U.S. soil should come as little surprise. Pakistan has stood,...

    Preclusionary Engagement

    Jon B. Perdue Summer 2010
    Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator, known to modernity simply as Fabius, served as a Roman general during the second century BC. He remains relevant...

    Assessing U.S. Counterterrorism Strategies

    Michael Chertoff Summer 2010
    iF: The Obama administration decided to abandon the term "war on terror" in favor of "overseas contingency operation." Is this a semantic shift, or...

    Lawfare’s Role in Irregular Conflict

    Thomas A. Marks Summer 2010
    Israel's recent tussle with the Turkish-facilitated effort to break the quarantine of Hamas in Gaza unleashed powerful forces. This is a setback for all...

    Wartime Enemies or Common Criminals?

    Benjamin E. Lerner Summer 2010
    When Attorney General Eric Holder appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in November 2009, he asserted in his opening statement: "I know that we...

    Remote Control Counterterrorism

    James S. Robbins Summer 2010
    Targeted killings have become the nation's primary tool in the war on terrorism. The rise of remote-control counterterrorism has come about as the result...

    Letter from the Publisher: Counterterrorism Strategies

    Matthew Brooks Summer 2010
    As America's war in Afghanistan enters its ninth year, the need for effective counterterrorism strategies is paramount to winning the long war on radical...

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