Al-Qa’ida is enjoying a period of resurgence and is attracting recruits. This is a poor commentary on over 12 years of concerted international effort to counter the threat. Governments need more community support to confront the appeal. A new global fund aims to help them do so. A new global fund aims to help them find it.
The US President visits the Gulf amidst heightened tension between the United States and Iran. But the latest episode in the Straits of Hormuz only underlines the wariness towards both countries by Gulf Arab States.
The murder of Benazir Bhutto on 27 December 2007 was almost certainly the hand of Al-Qa’ida inspired militants, which calls into question the US anti-terrorism strategy in Pakistan.
In the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto’s death, shock and outrage has flared across the country, from the far north in Peshawar to Bhutto’s power base in the city of Karachi and Sindh province,...
Many commentators say that Samina Malik was convicted of a 'thought crime'. In fact, the self-styled 'lyrical terrorist' was guilty of crossing a line that is defined in law and is being punished for doing so.
The new direction for security in a post-Hutton world is likely to focus on matters which are not connected with Hutton, such as the changing role of our armed forces, the need to counter the spread of weapons of mass destruction and the need to tackle th