Benjamin Netanyahu says the best way to fight terrorism is to target the states behind it.
The delays and occasional oversights result primarily from "redundant and inefficient processes" at FBI headquarters.
The Hoover Institution hosted "Stalinism Triumphant: Famine, Terror, and Hitler's Shadow, 1929-1941" on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 10:00am - 11:15am EST.
How serious a problem is terrorism? Krueger’s table of relative risks shows that the answer is “not very.” An American’s lifetime risk of being killed by a terrorist, calculates Krueger, is 1:69,000. Compare that to the 1:88 chance of being killed in a motor vehicle accident and the even more serious 1:7 risk of dying from cancer and 1:4 risk of dying from heart disease.
We live in an age of terror. While the attacks of September 11, 2001, are a faint memory for many and sometimes not even that, children born after the attacks becoming adults this year after a decade and a half has passed. And yet the reality remains that those killed over 3,000 Americans on our soil in less than two hours would strike us again if the opportunity presented itself.
Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces And The Central Intelligence Agency In America's Evolving Struggle Against Terrorism
The Hoover Institution hosted a discussion on the newly released book "Eyes, Ears & Daggers: Special Operations Forces and the Central Intelligence Agency in America's Evolving Struggle against Terrorism" on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.
The United States has now been fighting a global war on terror (GWOT) for nearly two decades, but the threat posed by extremist groups remains. This essay seeks to reconcile the strategic requirement of prosecuting an aggressive campaign against the most dangerous extremist groups with the grand strategic constraints that the United States currently faces.
Prominent Qatari opposition figure Mona al-Sulaiti, said that the Arab quartet boycott may have reduced the Qatari regime’s support of terrorism. However, it did not fully stop it.
The attack in Liege, Belgium on Tuesday is being treated as an act of terrorism and rightly so. It began when the suspect, now identified as Belgian Benjamin Herman, assaulted two female police officers from behind, stabbing them multiple times and, after seizing their weapons, killing them both in cold blood. Such is terrorist bravery.
The Hoover Institution hosted "American Intelligence In The Age Of Terror" on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. The event video is below.
The Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group, along with Hoover's Washington, DC office, in partnership with Lawfare host a discussion about the Obama Administration's strategy on The War on Terror.
Eyes, Ears, & Daggers Examines The Evolving Relationship Between America’s Intelligence And Special Operations In The War Against Terror
The Hoover Institution Press released today Eyes, Ears, & Daggers by Hoover Institution senior fellow Thomas Henriksen.
The American University of Afghanistan gives young Afghans a modern education and exposes them to U.S. values.
A frenzy of hunting for spies and subversives shook the Soviet Union in the late 1930s, as Joseph Stalin propelled his police to unmask Trotskyite-fascists, rightist and leftist deviationists, wreckers, and hidden enemies with party cards.
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Lesser terror keeps them in power without as much scrutiny.
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, killed nearly 3,000 innocent Americans. Thousands more Americans have died in the subsequent military campaigns and intelligence operations that have kept America safe. Sixteen years later, we pause to honor those Americans lost on 9/11 and those who have served and sacrificed to protect the American people in the years since.
Since the decline of the Ottoman Empire, the story of the Middle East has been one of inconclusive struggles of the weak against the weak. That the Ottomans lasted as long as they did is in substantial measure a testament to the constant chaos of Arab and Persian politics.
The short response is yes. Crime forever? Also, yes. Turbulence, terror, pestilence, famine, love, procreation, taxes, families, sunsets, rain, shine, etc.—all are components of the human condition. There is no arc toward perfection in human nature.