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No, Afghanistan has not become a 'staging ground for terrorists'

Thanks to the Washington Post blowing comments out of proportion, GOP critics of the withdrawal will use this exaggeration as a cudgel.


The US will gain nothing by declaring Russia a terror state: experts

Observers say Pelosi’s suggested move may be cathartic but could do more harm than good in the long run.

Global Crises

The War on Terror is a smashing success — for terror

Extremist groups have literally doubled since Congress passed the Authorization for the Use of Military Force in 2001.

North America

Intelligence reorganization in the wake of 9/11 didn't make us any safer

If anything, bureaucratic and physical distance increased between agencies and lines became blurrier.

Global Crises

It’s time to rethink US terrorism designations

The State Department’s terrorist lists have become politicized and counterproductive.

Latin America

Putting Cuba on the terrorism list is unjustified and unwise

Quick action by President Biden to reverse this will go a long way to restoring an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.