FBI and DHS Assessment Outlined Threat of Lone Offenders Targeting Las Vegas
The U.S. government warned of possible attacks on entertainment venues and mass gatherings.
Is There Any Defense Against Low-Tech Terror?
The Catalonia attacks are a case study in the future of violent extremism. Governments need to figure out how to respond.
The Law Should Treat Domestic Terror as the Equivalent of International Terror
There is no federal crime of domestic terrorism with which James Fields can be charged.
Can Britain Still Keep Calm and Carry On?
With a government in crisis facing an increasingly dangerous terrorist threat, new options are on the table that could erode society’s resistance to further attacks.
By Rubbing Salt in Iran’s Wounds, Trump Accomplished Nothing
Nuance and dignity aren't in the president's diplomatic playbook.
Trump’s Plan to Defeat Terrorism Is Self Defeating
The president's counterterrorism strategy appears to be a dysfunctional combination of repurposed elements of the Bush and Obama approaches infused with some of Trump’s worst impulses
Dozens of Coptic Christians Gunned Down in Egypt Attack
The latest in a spate of attacks in Egypt against Christians.
I Love Manchester, But Please Stop Celebrating My Hometown
Giving ordinary places symbolic value is what terrorists want.
Trump Weighs in on French Election After Paris Terror Attack
U.S. president appears to favor the far-right Le Pen in the race.
Truck Rams Crowd in Stockholm In Likely Terrorist Attack
The attack occurred on one of Stockholm's busiest pedestrian streets.
ISIS Fighters Disguised As Doctors Attack Kabul Hospital, Kill Dozens
A top U.S. military commander called the attack 'an unspeakable crime.'
Trump’s Travel Ban Misses the True Threat: Homegrown Terrorism
Muslim-majority countries aren't the problem. It's the American face of ISIS we need to worry about.
Berlin Attacker’s Past Spurs New Questions on Old Controversies in Europe
Meanwhile, the death toll for refugees trying to make it to Europe has hit 5,000.
ISIS Claims Berlin Attack While Right-Wing Politicians Blast Merkel
Europe’s refugee crisis tinges political reaction to the Christmas market assault.
Bombing Suspect Arrested After Gunbattle, While Clinton and Trump Trade Barbs Over Security
The GOP nominee spars with his Democratic rival and the White House over how to prevent the kind of attacks seen in Minnesota, New York and New Jersey after arrest of U.S. citizen of Afghan descent.
House Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Officials
The White House has pledged to veto the bill if it passes in the House.
The End of German Exceptionalism
Amid Europe’s cascading crises, the continent’s only stable country was its most powerful. It was too good to last.
French Officials Want to Destroy Footage of the Nice Attack. They’re a Little Too Late.
French officials want to destroy footage of the Nice attacks, but experts say they're too late.
The French Prime Minister Was Booed at a Memorial Service in Nice
The French prime minister went to Nice to offer his condolences. He was greeted by a crowd that didn't want him there.
Before Nice Attack, Intelligence Agencies Had No Information on Perpetrator
Before he launched an attack in Nice, French intelligence agencies had no idea who Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel even was.