Defense and Security
Since 9/11, the United States has worked to prevent future attacks by going after terrorist havens abroad, imposing more stringent regulation on who is allowed into the country, improving airline safety with a more rigorous screening process of passengers and baggage, and increasing intelligence surveillance. But more remains to be done.
REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal - Kurdish Peshmerga forces guard their position at Omar Khaled village near Tal Afar, west of Mosul August 24, 2014.
A Threat Assessment of ISIL and Al Qaeda in Iraq, Syria and Beyond
September 3, 2014
On September 3, the Intelligence Project at Brookings hosted a discussion with National Counterterrorism Center Director, Hon. Matthew G. Olsen to discuss the current state of the terrorist threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al Qaeda and other groups.
Opinion | The Boston Globe
August 17, 2014, Daniel Benjamin
July 15, 2014
Opinion | The National Interest
April 17, 2014, Paul R. Pillar
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January 8, 2014, Daniel Benjamin
Opinion | The Washington Post
January 2, 2014, John McLaughlin
December 26, 2013, Paul R. Pillar
Opinion | Seoul Defense Dialogue
December 16, 2013, Ian Wallace
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Michael E. O'Hanlon
Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Director of Research, Foreign Policy
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, The Intelligence Project
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