Terrorism is a global problem, but it is also a local one. Making local communities comfortable with law enforcement is a vital part of counterterrorism.
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More ISIL cases wind their way through federal district courts.
It is safe to say that under Trump, terrorism will remain at the top of the U.S. national security agenda. The difficulty lies in crafting good policy to address real, rather than imagined, problems.
I see in the new administration’s early steps an approach to transregional threats that isolates the United States from key partners and allies and departs from reliance on the institutions and expertise that have served well our national security and administrations of all stripes.
AQAP and ISIL travelers sentenced and plead guilty in New York.
An inventory of my some of my analytic mistakes during the Obama administration, focusing on those that seem most relevant to counterterrorism as we go forward.
Noor Salman, the wife of Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, is arrested in San Francisco on terrorism charges.
The emergence of a spectrum of violent non-state actors has complicated the way we talk about armed conflict. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Jacob Zenn provide a framework for discussing this diverse array of militants.
In December, the Justice Department arrested and sentenced not only ISIL supporters, but international arms traffickers providing support to the FARC and members of the Ku Klux Klan targeting Muslims.
Despite the President-elect's enthusiasm for the term, the label “Radical Islam” is so big as to be confusing, meaningless, or even contradictory.