Foreign Policy recently surveyed terrorism experts. Worth pondering: Asked to name the world's most dangerous terrorist, counterinsurgency expert Andrew Exum wisely named not one of the obvious suspects like Osama bin Laden but "the terrorist whose actions precipitate a war...
My colleague, friend and sometime Washington Note poster Andrew Lebovich has a really excellent piece up at Foreign Policy analyzing Osama bin Laden's new tape threatening France. Here's the kicker, from his section on bin Laden's a... Read Post
Andrew Exum does a point-by-point assessment of my Newsweek take on Obama's foreign policy. One bit: The president deserves real and enduring credit for his bold decision to launch the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, but let's not... Read Post
Magnus Nordenman plays a funeral dirge for Bush's foreign policy: The war on terror is largely over for four different reasons: the killing of Osama bin Laden, the apparent inefficacy of counterinsurgency, the stunning costs of the ... Read Post