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Terrorist Groups

Pulitzer Prize Winner Lawrence Wright: Jihadist Groups Are ‘Proxy Armies'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.02.2014 | World

With gruesome videos from the Islamic State and reports of new al-Qaeda cells popping up in Syria and areas in South Asia, there has been no shortage ...

The Typography of Terrorism

Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

In the preface to his book "The Swastika: Constructing the Symbol," Malcolm Quinn writes about the swastika "as a sign of identity in an era when pers...

CIA Spies Caught, Fear Execution In Middle East

ABC News | MATTHEW COLE and BRIAN ROSS (@Brianross) | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

In a significant failure for the United States in the Mideast, more than a dozen spies working for the CIA in Iran and Lebanon have been caught and th...

Intelligence Debacle: Terrorist Group Captures CIA Infiltrators

AP | By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 01.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Hezbollah has partially unraveled the CIA's spy network in Lebanon, severely damaging the intelligence agency's ability to gather vital ...

Privatization: It's Not Just for State Forces

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Instead of having people arguing that PMSC are always more cost-effective than regular military forces or, conversely, are never as effective, we should stipulate that it depends on what your goal is.

Can Nuclear Terrorists Be Deterred?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Terrorists, according to conventional thinking, are immune to deterrence. If they ever obtained nuclear weapons, they'd suffer few qualms about using them.

Terrorists Use Facebook In Attempt To Recruit Israeli Spies

Haaretz | Amos Harel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Shin Bet security service has warned Israeli citizens to beware of attempts by terrorist groups to recruit them as agents via Facebook and other s...