Nadja Spiegelman: Growing up in the Age of TerrorJuly 2016
A teenage girl refuses to give into the fear created by recent terrorist attacks in France.
Sebastian Rotella: ISIS via WhatsAppJuly 2016
A trove of communications from ISIS plots and activity in Europe reveals a mix of direct control and improvisation and shows the crucial importance of encrypted messaging tools. “Detonate your belt in the crowds,” one message declared.
Raad Rahman: Psychotic Breaks Have Become a Race PrivilegeJune 2016
The consequences of undermining mental health needs for the ‘war on terror.’
Rich Eyes and Poor HandsJune 2016
The Future of Cities: In the aftermath of the most recent attacks in Paris, the writer considers a city wavering between gravity and light.
A.C. Thompson: Collateral Damage: Decades Later, a Suicide Can Be Added to Domestic Terror Campaign’s TollMay 2016
Before killing himself in Houston in 1988, Pham Dang Cuong was targeted by a violent anti-Communist group of former South Vietnamese military officers, according to interviews and records.
Lauren Kirchner: What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not MuchMarch 2016
Officials are again pointing to the need for mass surveillance to take down terrorists. Here's what we know about how well it works.
Selin Gökcesu: On AnkaraMarch 2016
When a bombing hits home.
Karan Mahajan: On Small BombingsMarch 2016
Ross Perlin Interviews Karan Mahajan
Jonathan Lee: Characters on the Outer EdgesMarch 2016
Kyle Lucia Wu interviews Jonathan Lee about his latest novel
David Cohen: The Abortion Clinic is a War ZoneDecember 2015
Nina Martin speaks with law professor, David Cohen, about the daily struggles of abortion providers
The Book Lady of KabulDecember 2015
Block by block she maneuvers through the teeming sidewalks of Kabul’s Shar-E-Naw shopping district until she enters Ice-Milk Restaurant, stops at tables.
Raad Rahman: Will I Die a Muslim?November 2015
The repercussions of being Muslim after the Paris Attacks
The Sum of Small ActsAugust 2015
They agreed to unspoken rules. Broken windows were OK. Broken bones were fair game. Graffiti was acceptable, as were rubber bullets and tear gas.
The Boy JihadiAugust 2015
For a year or more before the six months that we spent preoccupied with our strange visitor, counterterrorism was our spiritual life.
Matthew Harwood: The Lone-Wolf Terror TrapFebruary 2015
The fear of lone-wolf terrorism rises.
Andrew J. Bacevich: Malarkey on the PotomacNovember 2014
Five bedrock Washington assumptions that are hot air.
Tom Engelhardt: ISIS in WashingtonOctober 2014
America’s soundtrack of hysteria.
Avi Asher-Schapiro: Obama’s Elephant GunSeptember 2014
Is the US attacking ISIS to avoid looking the fool?
Geoff Watkinson: What We LostSeptember 2014
On teaching 9/11.
Tom Engelhardt: How America Made ISISSeptember 2014
Their videos and ours, their “caliphate” and ours.
Hanqing Chen: Reporting on the Federal Push to Militarize Local PoliceAugust 2014
A few facts you might have missed about the flow of military equipment and tactics to local law enforcement.
Ali Dayan Hasan: The Wrong Kind of PakistaniApril 2014
On the invention of “the liberal extremist” and the attempted assassination of a friend.
Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer: Claim of “Attacks Thwarted” by NSA Spreads Despite Lack of EvidenceOctober 2013
The oft-cited number is 54, but there’s no evidence that it is accurate.
Richard Falk: The Westgate Mall Massacre & the Rage of FanaticismSeptember 2013
How does truth inform genocide, and vice versa?
Cora Currier: Gitmo Soldiers Get 9/11 LessonsAugust 2013
The U.S. military's lessons in recent history.
Sebastian Rotella: The Terror Threat and Iran’s Inroads in Latin AmericaJuly 2013
Chavez is dead and Ahmadinejad is out of office, but the ties that bind Venezuela and Iran are still strong.
Victoria Brittain: Guilty Until Proven InnocentJune 2013
How to pre-convict and pre-punish an American Muslim.
Tom Engelhardt: Terracide and the TerraristsMay 2013
Destroying the planet for record profits.
Sebastian Rotella: How Hezbollah Trained an Operative to Spy on Israeli TouristsApril 2013
Hezbollah's recent activity casts doubt on its relationship with Europe.
Robert Reich: The Xenophobe PartyApril 2013
Can we just get a grip? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a naturalized American citizen.
Sebastian Rotella: Terror Group Recruits From Pakistan’s ‘Best and Brightest’April 2013
Lashkar-e-Taiba is an institution well-embedded in Pakistani Society.
Cora Currier: A Public Indictment Could Shed Light on CIA’s Secret ProgramMarch 2013
What happened to the victims of the US secret prisons and extraordinary renditions?
Victoria Brittain: Shadow LivesMarch 2013
England's war on terror has become a war on women and children.
Mattea Kramer & Chris Hellman: “Homeland Security”March 2013
The Trillion-Dollar Concept That No One Can Define
Cora Currier: Drone Strikes Test Legal Grounds for War on TerrorFebruary 2013
What constitutes 'necessary and appropriate force'?
Tom Engelhardt: The American Lockdown StateFebruary 2013
Post-Legal drones, the Bin Laden tax, and other wonders of our American world.
Sebastian Rotella: Judge Gives American 35 Years for Plotting Deadly Mumbai Terror AttackJanuary 2013
David Coleman Headley's testimony against Pakistan's intelligence agency helped him avoid the death penalty.
Cora Currier: Cutting Through the Controversy about Indefinite Detention and the NDAADecember 2012
Everything you need to know about Congress and the NDAA.
Noam Chomsky Comments on the “Kill List”June 2012
Guernica Editor in Chief Joel Whitney tracked down Noam Chomsky to get his opinion on the President's recently revealed 'kill list.'
Dilip Hiro: Taking Uncle Sam for a RideApril 2012
Dilip Hiro describes how the Pakistani government has outmaneuvered Washington to the tune of several billion dollars.