Among the Memes and YouTube Videos, What Do the Bin Laden Files Hold?
The CIA recently released hundreds of thousands of files seized from Osama bin Laden’s compound. What can we learn from them?
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “DMs on the DL” Edition
Does democracy go down in the DMs? The folks at Lawfare discuss.
Trump’s Big Asian Adventure
President Trump is making his way through Asia on the longest trip to the region since the age of ping-pong diplomacy. But how much will he actually accomplish?
The E.R. Presents: Lawfare and FP’s Bar Review Live
Has the role of the White House counsel drastically changed in the time of Trump?
Can Anyone Stop the Tragedy in Myanmar — Before It’s Too Late?
The U.S. pulled military assistance to Myanmar in the wake of abuses toward the Rohingya people, but does anyone have enough leverage to end the ethnic cleansing?
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Million Dollars in Rugs” Edition
Sure, Manafort got indicted. But the real question is how did he spend so much on rugs?
From Moscow to Havana: Secret Weapons and Diplomats
The “sonic attacks” in Cuba aren’t the first suspected instance of invisible attacks on U.S. diplomats.
Can Libya Be Put Back Together?
Six years after the fall of Qaddafi, Libya still teeters on the edge of chaos. Here’s why that matters.
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “How Many Elephants Make a Stampede” Edition
Trump’s GOP critics decide: should they stay or should they go?
The E.R.: Tackling the FBI’s ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Designation
The government’s designations continue to confound and upset critics.
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Decertified” Edition
Trump deems Iran in violation of the “worst deal ever.”
Does Kaspersky Have Something to Hide?
The Russian security giant faces scrutiny worldwide. Is there fire beneath the smoke?
Europe Slams Its Gates (Part Two)
Are the moral consequences of Europe’s increasingly hardline policy on African immigration outweighed by the political imperatives?
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Moron” Edition
Is Trump’s undermining of Tillerson another step in his “madman” theory of diplomacy?
Europe Slams Its Gates (Part One)
European aid intended to combat African migration may just be making the problem worse.
Is U.S. Immigration Policy Worse Than It’s Ever Been?
Suketu Mehta and Becca Heller talk President Trump, the real economy of immigration, and getting trolled by Ann Coulter.
Rational Security on The E.R.: The “Lady, You Can Drive Your Car” Edition
Saudi women will get the right to drive … in 2018. Maybe.