March 21, 2014
It is, of course, hard to prove negatives, but having spent around a year reporting intensively on the hunt for al Qaeda's leader for my 201
March 18, 2014
Could the mystery of Malaysia Airlines 370 then be explained as an act of terrorism?
March 12, 2014
In an angry speech, Feinstein asserted that the CIA has violated federal laws by covertly removing classified documents from her committee's
March 11, 2014
Nothing gets conspiracy theorists going more than a passenger plane crashing under mysterious circumstances.
February 26, 2014
One topic where pundits, politicians and prognosticators of every persuasion don't have any problem about making pessimistic predictions is
February 11, 2014
President Barack Obama is the first American president known to have authorized the assassination of a US citizen.
February 5, 2014
When even al Qaeda publicly rejects you because you are too brutal, it's likely a reasonable indicator that you are. A long simmering disput
January 15, 2014
On Friday President Obama will address the nation about the NSA's controversial surveillance programs. He is expected to announce some subst
January 7, 2014
From around Aleppo in western Syria to small areas of Falluja in central Iraq, al Qaeda now controls territory that stretches more than 400
January 5, 2014
This U.S. military presence in Afghanistan doesn't have to be a large, nor does it need to play a combat role, but U.S. troops should remain
December 30, 2013
The Obama administration has framed its defense of the controversial bulk collection of all American phone records as necessary to prevent a
December 23, 2013
Yet, in Yemen where the U.S. has been fighting a small, undeclared war for the past four years, we have now arrived at the ironic point wher