Is America winning the war on terror?

This morning, we released the first installment of our Terrorism Index, which measures progress in the Global War on Terror. Reuters ran an exclusive advance of some of the index results yesterday afternoon, and the full results are now available online. This project, a collaborative effort with the Center for American Progress, has been many ...

This morning, we released the first installment of our Terrorism Index, which measures progress in the Global War on Terror.

Reuters ran an exclusive advance of some of the index results yesterday afternoon, and the full results are now available online. This project, a collaborative effort with the Center for American Progress, has been many months in the making. The index is based on a survey that we asked more than 100 of America's top foreign-policy experts to complete -- an impressive, bipartisan group that included people such as Lawrence Eagleburger, James Woolsey, and Gen. Anthony Zinni. We asked them whether America is winning or losing the war on terror, when and how the next attack will come, how to define victory in the war, to tell us where terrorists are coming from, and to grade various U.S. government departments involved in fighting the war, as well as their policy initiatives.

The results? You'll have to read the index to find out.

This morning, we released the first installment of our Terrorism Index, which measures progress in the Global War on Terror.

Reuters ran an exclusive advance of some of the index results yesterday afternoon, and the full results are now available online. This project, a collaborative effort with the Center for American Progress, has been many months in the making. The index is based on a survey that we asked more than 100 of America’s top foreign-policy experts to complete — an impressive, bipartisan group that included people such as Lawrence Eagleburger, James Woolsey, and Gen. Anthony Zinni. We asked them whether America is winning or losing the war on terror, when and how the next attack will come, how to define victory in the war, to tell us where terrorists are coming from, and to grade various U.S. government departments involved in fighting the war, as well as their policy initiatives.

The results? You’ll have to read the index to find out.

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