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Sorry, But North Korea Isn’t a State Sponsor of Terrorism

On Friday, Dec. 19, the FBI declared that it “has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible” for the purported hack ...

The South Asia Channel

A Small Measure of Progress

Last Tuesday’s attack on the Army Public School and College in Peshawar was yet another reminder of the overwhelming scale of terrorist violence in Pakistan. ...

Argument

ISIS Is Sisi Spelled Backwards

We Arabs have been caught for decades between the horns of a false and oppressive dilemma, forced to either support the ruling autocrats in return ...

Argument

Death Throes of the Pakistani Taliban

Why the brutal attacks in Peshawar have already backfired against the TTP.

Argument

The Unmasking of an Islamic State Twitter Troll

The last private message I received from the pro-Islamic State Twitter user Shami Witness was one day before an investigation by Channel 4 revealed his ...

Voice

Soldiers for Ignorance

Why the Taliban can’t win in its fight against the future -- and other bad omens for 2015.

Passport

The Pakistani Taliban's War on Education, by the Numbers

The Pakistani Taliban's ruthless attacks on schools, teachers, and activists have disrupted the education of hundreds of thousands of Pakistani children.

Passport

Sydney Hostage Crisis Spawns #Illridewithyou Twitter Campaign

There is now a predictable cycle that seems to follow every perceived act of Islamist terror: first the attack, then the violent confrontation with police, ...

Putinology

A Walk Down Putin Avenue

Life inside the first city that Russia’s strongman crushed and conquered.

Report

Terrorism Risk Insurance Gets House Extension

House Republicans and Democrats found common ground on backing the terrorism insurance industry and voted to extend a federal backstop for the industry Wednesday, as ...

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