Defense and Security
Terrorism, al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden have become synonymous since the attacks of 9/11. But after a decade of counterterrorism activity around the globe, and the killing of bin Laden by U.S. special operations forces, what's next for the global terrorism network and efforts to counter it? Brookings experts examine the military and political issues.
Reuters/Stringer - Bomb experts investigate the site of an explosion at a police station in Kano November 15, 2014.
Defeating Boko Haram is a Global Imperative
November 17, 2014, Richard Joseph
In an interview with Jerome McDonnel of WBEZ, Richard Joseph discusses the need for international focus and efforts to combat Boko Haram in Nigeria, which continues to pose a dire threat to the region.
Middle East and North Africa
Paper | Atlantic Council and The Brookings Institution
November 2014, Daniel L. Byman and Bilal Y. Saab
Opinion | OZY
November 10, 2014, John McLaughlin
Opinion | The Daily Beast
November 9, 2014, Bruce Riedel
November 7, 2014, Robert N. Hein
Opinion | The Indian Express
November 5, 2014, Bruce Riedel
October 30, 2014, John Mukum Mbaku
October 27, 2014
Opinion | Lawfare
October 26, 2014, William McCants
October 24, 2014, Amy Copley
October 24, 2014, Charles Lister
View All Research on Terrorism ›Show 10 More
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.
You have not selected any newsletters.
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
Daniel L. Byman
Research Director, Center for Middle East Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
View All Experts on Terrorism »
The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For nearly 100 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter—for the nation and the world.
1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW,
Washington, DC 20036
© 2014 The Brookings Institution