Authorities are now saying the explosive devices used in the Boston attack were fashioned from pressure cookers. Here’s the bomb’s nefarious history in counterterrorism circles
How will Obama’s counterterrorism team respond to the Boston Marathon tragedy?
The hunt for the killer behind Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings began within minutes of the attacks.
Crashing barriers, three women are getting top national security jobs
Despite their efforts in 2001, Congress did not ultimately impose any geographic limitation for the “War on Terror.” The core issue, as it remains today, is who qualifies as an enemy, not where the enemy is.
Five reasons why the transfer of control from the CIA to the Pentagon won’t diminish the use of drones.
Former Pentagon general counsel Jeh Johnson offers three suggestions for how Obama might carry on targeted killing operations with stronger public support.
By law, Abu Ghaith should have been transferred to military detention.
It took two confirmation hearings; the release of a slew of White House legal documents; a bunch of new details about the attack in Benghazi; and a 13-hour Rand Paul filibuster followed by a counter-attack from John McCain and …
Those who endorse giving secret, unelected courts the authority to oversee summary war time executions of American citizens, should explain why Congressional oversight isn’t better.
Is Barack Obama’s preferred CIA director in real, Hagel-level trouble?
No one knows whether or when America will suffer a major cyber attack. But the era of cyber politics has begun.
On Tuesday afternoon, John Brennan will enter Hart Senate Office Building 219, one of the most secure rooms in Washington.