WorldViews: Terrorism

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/30/2013

The best case for drones I’ve heard yet

Have we taken every other option off of the table?

By Max Fisher  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terrorism

Posted at 10:17 PM ET, 11/14/2012

A rapping Alabaman is now one of the most wanted terrorists

Before Omar Shafik Hammami became an al-Shabab leader, he was a college kid in Alabama.

By Olga Khazan  |  10:17 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al-amriki, al-shabab, fbi, Terrorism

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Terrorism’s global decline, explained in charts

Terrorism has been nearly cut in half since 2007, mostly during Bush's final two years.

By Max Fisher  |  04:27 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Iraq, pakistan, Terrorism

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Six crucial Libya questions that should have been asked at the presidential debate

Here's how President Obama and Mitt Romney might address the Benghazi attack in more depth than they did at Tuesday night's town hall.

By Max Fisher  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Libya, Terrorism, U.S. Foreign Policy

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Who counts as al-Qaeda?

A revealing domestic debate about whether or not the Benghazi attackers qualify as members of the group.

By Max Fisher  |  12:33 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda After Bin Laden, Libya, Terrorism, U.S. Foreign Policy

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Carlos the Jackal, on trial in France, calls himself ‘professional revolutionary’

Feared terror mastermind Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as “Carlos the Jackal,” went on trial again Monday in Paris for four deadly attacks in France.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:37 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Carlos the Jackal, terrorism

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/03/2011

FBI calls in West Point to help fix its counterterrorism training

The FBI is asking the Army for help in fixing its counterterrorism training.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, FBI, Combating Terrorism Center, counter-terrorism