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Suing Saudi Arabia

Under new legislation, the 9/11 families could turn to the courts.

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The All-Purpose Authorization of Military Force

Fifteen years later, it’s time for Congress to do its job.

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Is Terrorism Effective?

It doesn’t usually achieve its objectives—and the perpetrators know it.

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Racial Profiling Is a Bad Counterterrorism Strategy

And Trump needs better professional advice.

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Terrorism With the Religion Taken Out

Officials de-Islamize those who attack us.

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Apologizing to My Daughter for 15 Years of War

She won’t be able to escape “terrorism.”

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We Have to Deal With Putin

How does it help to call him names?


The Veeps on War

They are both hawkish.

North Korea Unites South Korea, Japan, and China

Three neighbors have condemned its test-firing of a ballistic missile.

France’s Multicultural Dystopia

Why many of Europe’s Muslims don’t want to integrate with secular society

Syria and the National Interest

ISIS and the al-Nusra Front are our primary enemies in Syria, not Assad or Russia.

South Korea Can Afford Its Own Defense

At a bare minimum, it can pay full freight for the U.S. forces deployed there.

A Laurel for the Old Olympics

Wars used to stop for the Games, not the other way around

Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post: Reader Beware

There’s more hype than evidence in the paper’s claims that Moscow orchestrates politics in Europe and America.

What Trump Gets Right About Alliances

He appears willing to kick nations off of the U.S. defense dole.

White Russia Makes Progress

A visit to Minsk reveals a peaceful transition to economic freedom.

America Cannot Promote Democracy at Gunpoint

Even when well-meaning, Washington often has done far more harm than good.