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US State Dept. Fights Terrorist Recruitment Using Graphic Video

The State Department has released a graphic video called "Welcome to the 'Islamic State' land" marketed to would-be terrorists in hopes of thwarting future recruitment...

Freed in Swap, US POW Bowe Bergdahl Becomes Political Issue

This article was written by guest contributor Jason Ditz. A surprising Saturday deal ended nearly five years of detention for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only...

House Rejects Measure to End War on Terror

This article was written by guest contributor Jason Ditz. Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D – CA) efforts to repeal the 2001 Authorization on the Use of...

Afghan Peace Council Spokesman: US Main Cause of War in the...

This article was submitted by guest contributor Jason Ditz. Afghan High Peace Council (HPC) spokesman Maulvi Shahid issued a statement today harshly critical of the...

Video: Al Qaeda Stronger Than They Have Been In 8 Years

Despite claims that Al Qaeda is on the run, a new report shows that Al Qaeda is actually stronger than they have been in...

Obama Admin. Trying To Decide Whether To Assassinate Another U.S. Citizen...

The U.S. government is once again considering whether or not to use a drone strike to assassinate a u.s. citizen living overseas who is...

Liberty vs. Security: a False Dichotomy

There is really only one argument in support of mass surveillance by the State: increased security can be bought with reduced privacy. That claim begs...

Civilians Flee as Iraq Vows ‘Major Attack’ on Fallujah

This article was submitted by guest contributor Jason Ditz. Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) retains its control over the Iraqi city of Fallujah after a solid...

Al-Qaeda Surging Across Iraq

This article was submitted by guest contributor Jason Ditz. It may seem odd considering their name, but al-Qaeda in Iraq’s (AQI) power base is increasing...

Openness at Guantanamo Darkens, Again; Detainees Allege They’ve Been Tortured

Article submitted by guest contributor Ezra Van Auken. Remember the hunger strikes earlier this year at the Guantanamo Bay prison? Well, after a decision by...

START Statistics Show Terrorism Has Increased Since Middle East Invasions

Statistics from the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Global Terrorism Database have shown an increase in terrorist...

Is Al Qaeda Coming for U.S. Embassies?

Reports out today that the United States will temporarily shut down embassies and consulates around the world tomorrow (Sunday) over concerns of a “specific”...