Defense and Security
In the post-9/11 world, terrorism is an ever-present threat around the globe, making actionable intelligence necessary to prevent acts of violence. The intelligence community continues to struggle to streamline the exchange of crucial information while heeding concerns about privacy and civil liberties. Brookings scholars examine efforts that make intelligence-gathering the first line of defense.
Reuters/Crack Palinggi - Volunteer fighters attend a sermon by Abu Bakar Bashir, who was alleged to have once headed the regional militant network Jemaah Islamiah (JI), in Bekasi, east of Jakarta, January 18, 2009.
Counterterrorism Conundrum: Rethinking Security Policy in Australia and Southeast Asia
December 17, 2014, Joseph Chinyong Liow
Defense and Security
Opinion | Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal)
December 9, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Opinion | The Washington Post
December 9, 2014, John McLaughlin
Opinion | Al-Monitor
November 24, 2014, Bruce Riedel
November 13, 2014, Gregory McNeal
November 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
October 9, 2014, Daniel L. Byman and Jeremy Shapiro
September 30, 2014, Wells C. Bennett
September 5, 2014
Opinion | The Daily Beast
September 4, 2014, Bruce Riedel
September 3, 2014
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In the latest Brookings Essay, Stuart Taylor, Jr. collects the divergent views of four prominent experts to help frame the debate over the future of the NSA in the post-Snowden era.
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Director, The Intelligence Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Paul R. Pillar
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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