White Supremacists Want a Dirty Bomb
And the Trump administration is letting them get dangerously close to acquiring one.
Did Mohammed bin Salman Just Give Jihadis the World’s Greatest Terrorist Recruiting Tool?
Anger at the presence of U.S. troops on sacred Saudi soil led Osama bin Laden to found al Qaeda and wage jihad on the West. The crown prince’s decision to welcome them back could light the fuse again.
The United States Can’t Put Terrorism Behind It
The 9/11 Commission Report is 15 years old—and the issues it raises are more relevant than ever.
How Does Online Racism Spawn Mass Shooters?
White nationalist terrorism is becoming normalized through internet forums.
To Fight Terrorists, Follow the Money
Prosecuting money launderers is the best way to stamp out terrorism and corruption.
Is Italy Immune From Terrorism?
In recent years, the country has managed to avoid jihadi violence. But not everyone will want to copy its methods.
Imran Khan Mustn’t Let Trump Make Pakistan a Scapegoat
Almost four decades after the first U.S.-Pakistani mission in Afghanistan, Islamabad risks getting caught in the crosshairs of great-power politics again. Only deft diplomacy will save it.
Hezbollah Isn’t Just in Beirut. It’s in New York, Too.
The trial of a senior operative reveals the extent of the terrorist organization’s reach in the United States and Canada.
The Time Is Right for Modi to Make Peace with Pakistan
The Indian prime minister has the upper hand at home, and he may have a willing partner across the border.
The Kids of the Islamic State
A lens on the thousands of children detained in northeast Syria’s al-Hol camp and the unanticipated humanitarian crisis brought on by the fight against terrorism.
Will Balochistan Blow Up China’s Belt and Road?
Violence in the Pakistani province is on the rise—and now Chinese nationals are the target.
The Balkan Wars Created a Generation of Christian Terrorists
War radicalized the far-right — and nobody stopped them at home.
Sri Lanka’s Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate
Muslim women obeying new rules are still being assaulted and harassed.
Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart
Old hatreds are coming out in the aftermath of the Easter bombings.
You Can’t Defeat Tomorrow’s Terrorists by Fighting Yesterday’s Enemy
Countries from Sri Lanka and Israel to the United States and Norway have failed to prevent attacks because their intelligence agencies were fixated on the last threat rather than the next one.
In Africa, All Jihad Is Local
The rush to link regional groups to the Islamic State could make militancy worse.
Jihadis Go to Jail, White Supremacists Go Free
Western governments are guilty of a double standard when it comes to policing digital hate culture. If they want to prevent the next attack, they need to recognize the threat of online white supremacists and act to stop them.
ISIS’s Church Attacks Break Mohammed’s Own Pledges
Assaults on Christian sites show terrorists are apostates as well as murderers.
Does America Know Who Its Airstrike Victims Are?
A recent strike in Somalia raises questions about whether Africom investigates civilian casualties.