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/James Akena - Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander Caesar Achellam (C) sits between Ugandan military officers during a media briefing in Djema May 13, 2012, after he was captured by Ugandan soldiers tracking down LRA fugitive leaders at a forest bordering the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Africa in the News: Central African Republic Sees Violence from Rebels and Possible Peace from Lord’s Resistance Army
November 22, 2013, Brandon Routman
This week, Brandon Routman recaps the top stories in Africa, including talks of surrender by Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army and the possibility of genocide in the Central African Republic as violence escalates.
Middle East and North Africa
How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam
2013, Akbar Ahmed
Strategies and Realities of Counterinsurgency and State-Building in Afghanistan
2012, Vanda Felbab-Brown
2011, Daniel L. Byman
Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad
2011, Bruce Riedel
The Case for Candor after Guantánamo
2010, Benjamin Wittes
Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future (Revised edition)
2010, Bruce Riedel
Counterinsurgency and the War on Drugs
2009, Vanda Felbab-Brown
Options for a New American Strategy toward Iran
2009, Kenneth M. Pollack, Daniel L. Byman, Martin S. Indyk, Suzanne Maloney, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Bruce Riedel
An Agenda for Reform
2009, Benjamin Wittes, ed.
Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future
2008, Bruce Riedel
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Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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Research Director, Saban Center for Middle East Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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