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 - Shi'ite volunteers from the Mehdi Army loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, patrol in a vehicle, as smoke rises from clashes with Islamic State fighters, on the outskirts of Tikrit, July 20, 2014.
Why Obama Should Send Several Thousand U.S. Troops Back to Iraq
July 20, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Michael O'Hanlon writes that the solution to violence in Iraq is political, not military. But if a suitable government is formed, the United States should consider sending more troops back into the country.
Middle East and North Africa
Book Chapter | Ohio University Press
July 10, 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
Report | RAND Corporation
2014, Daniel L. Byman, James S. Chow, Lynn E. Davis, Thomas Hamilton, Sarah Harting and Michael J. McNerney
Paper | Social Science Research Council
June 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
April 29, 2014, Stuart S. Taylor, Jr.
Book Chapter | Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior
March 24, 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
Article | Asian Survey
January/February 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
Article | War on the Rocks
February 18, 2014, Charles Lister and William McCants
Article | Survival
February 1, 2014, Daniel L. Byman
Article | The Washington Post
January 10, 2014, Daniel L. Byman and Tamara Cofman. Wittes
Article | Intelligence and National Security
December 16, 2013, Daniel L. Byman
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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
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
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