Counterterrorism (Summer 2010)

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    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    Armageddon and the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

    Chuck Freilich Summer 2010
    President Obama recently convened a global summit on the threat of nuclear terrorism, an issue that he considers to be the greatest danger currently...

    Countering the Threat from Terrorist Media

    Mark Dubowitz Summer 2010
    The Long War against radical Islam is a war of ideas as much as a war of arms. Yet, for much of the past...

    Iran’s Global Terrorist Reach

    Walid Phares Summer 2010
    The United States became painfully aware of the threat posed by global jihadism after the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Until that day,...

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