Al Qaeda's Base in Yemen

Full Story >Al Qaeda is pursuing a global strategy of enmeshing its forces in local movements and militias. In Yemen, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) seeks to strengthen and build its support base through a focus on the local fight.

Warning Update: Feared return of the Qaddafi regime will galvanize Salafi-jihadi groups in Libya

Full Story >A Libyan militia released Saif al Islam al Qaddafi, the heir apparent of deceased Libyan dictator Muammar al Qaddafi, on June 9. The freeing of the younger Qaddafi reflects the increasing mobilization of members of the former Qaddafi regime within the ongoing struggle for control of Libya.

Can an Ancient Greek Win America's Wars?

Full Story >There is no Thucydides Trap. War is not inevitable. The leaders of states, influenced by their citizens, make concrete policy decisions that can bring states closer to war or avoid it.