Counterterrorism

The Jihadis Who've Flocked to Syria Really Might be in Madrid or Milwaukee Before Long
The frightening logic of "bleedout"
June 24, 2014

The discredited idea of terrorist "bleedout" makes a comeback

Done Right, Security and Liberty Should Reinforce Each Other. And Here's How to Do It Right.
September 19, 2013

Intelligence has thwarted plots to attack us and saved countless innocent lives. But that shouldn’t blind us to the need for debate and possible overhaul: not because of Edward Snowden, but because times have changed.

Against Our Values—And Bad at Keeping Us Safe
The real problem with data mining
June 07, 2013

Massive data sweeps like the NSA's recently disclosed program are an affont to Democratic values. 

How Obama Undermined the War on Terror
The President promised not to undercut the rule of law for expedience's sake. He did. Now we face the consequences.
May 01, 2013

When Obama took office, he promised not to expend "the rule of law" for "expedience's sake." He did, and now we all face the consequences.