Why did the United States just ban large electronics in the passenger cabins of certain flights? It depends on whom you ask.
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The National Security Division of the Justice Department released several press releases last week—and surprisingly, none of the cases had a nexus to the Islamic State
DOJ Sues to Revoke the Citizenship of Convicted al Qaeda Operative Iyman Faris (A Naturalized Citizen)
A remarkable development:
The year 2016 was the year of the Lone Wolf terrorist.
The FBI makes its second material support arrest of 2017, and three more ISIL-inspired defendants are sentenced.
The United States could soon face an uncomfortable dilemma: President Trump must either restrain his most hawkish impulses or his administration may find itself increasingly going it alone in the war on terror.
Terrorism is a global problem, but it is also a local one. Making local communities comfortable with law enforcement is a vital part of counterterrorism.
More ISIL cases wind their way through federal district courts.
It is safe to say that under Trump, terrorism will remain at the top of the U.S. national security agenda. The difficulty lies in crafting good policy to address real, rather than imagined, problems.
I see in the new administration’s early steps an approach to transregional threats that isolates the United States from key partners and allies and departs from reliance on the institutions and expertise that have served well our national security and administrations of all stripes.