U.S.-backed forces completed the capture of Raqqa, the one-time capital city of the Islamic State, the Washington Post reported.
When an American ISIS fighter turned himself in to Syrian Democratic Forces last month, the subsequent detention of the unnamed enemy combatant by U.S. forces sparked concern. To explore the implications of John Doe’s detention, Steve Vladeck joined Benjamin Wittes for a lively debate on the level of alarm that the American citizen held in military custody should raise.
A summary of Joint Doctrine Publication 0-30.2, the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s recently published guide to the U.K.’s operative principles on the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Today’s news roundup features Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal, Brian Egan, and Alan Cohn discussing stories that Shane wrote last week.
On Friday, FBI Director Christopher Wray delivered a speech at the Heritage Foundation concerning FISA Section 702. The following is his speech as delivered:
Don’t expect Silicon Valley to help the government when the tech industry’s financial incentives encourage opposition.
The practical effects of treating domestic terrorism like international terrorism give reason for caution.
The collapse of the al-Nashiri trial defense team is only the latest setback for the dysfunctional military commission system.
For the bulk of internet users, the WPA2 vulnerability is a non-issue.
A summary of the procedural history, legal questions, and other matters of interest in United States v. Microsoft.
Sometimes we are reminded that the "noise" of policy drowns out important practical news. Today is one of those days. While we sit around worrying about Harvey Weinstein and Trump's latest tweet, it turns out that the encryption protocol at the core over almost all WiFi is vulnerable to attack.
Iraqi forces seized key positions in the disputed city of Kirkuk, pushing out Kurdish forces, Reuters reported. The U.S.-trained counterterrorism force took up positions outside the provincial government headquarters on Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Iraqi forces moved in to the city area.
The House Judiciary Committee's proposed reforms to the Section 702 program seem to tie the intelligence community's hands for no reason.
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Jeff Sessions has shown that he’ll try to avoid tough questions from his former peers in the Senate. When he testifies before the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, here are ten questions that senators should push him on.
Defining right-wing violence as terrorism is a complex proposition.
Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins released a statement on October 14.
Countering violent extremism requires both online and offline approaches. To do this successfully, CVE experts should consider stealing a page from modern marketing.
Political Islam has been radically shifting in the past four years since the Egyptian coup and the emergence of ISIS, consequently challenging how we understand Islamist movements and their impact.
Water Wars is a weekly roundup of the latest news, analysis, and opinions related to ongoing tensions in the South and East China Seas.