31 July 2014
Democracy in America
The Glenn Show
The Good Fight
The Mind Report
The Posner Show
The Wright Show
The Good Fight (round 1)
Pros & Conn
The Week in Blog
America’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks
Dec 18, 2011 — Michelle Shephard & Eli Lake
Michelle’s new book, “Decade of Fear”
How lazy thinking gave rise to Al Shabab
Michelle, on a boat, debates torture with Bush’s CIA chief
Eli’s conflicted feelings about waterboarding
The Yemeni detainee question
Is sending suspects to Guant
Nov 22, 2011 — Robert Wright & Heather Hurlburt
The Iran war cheerleaders: have we seen this movie before?
Heather: The debate over bombing presents a false choice
A recipe for endless war
Is Iran hawkishness spreading beyond the neocon choir?
Heather: Here’s the right anti-war argument
Disrupting the hawks’ frame game
Oct 19, 2011 — Arun Kundnani & David Schanzer
There’s no link between Islamic piety and terrorism
When does counterterrorism violate the First Amendment?
David sees community policing as a model
Perverse consequences of domestic intelligence gathering
Arun denies the tradeoff between security and civil liberties
If you see something, say something?
Oct 7, 2011 — Brian Fishman & Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
Daveed: Anwar al-Awlaki will be hard to replace
The case for a national security court
Brian: FBI trainers unwisely endorsed Al Qaeda’s view of Islam
A better way to do training about terrorism
What does Al Qaeda think about the Arab Spring?
The flytrap of electoral democracy
Sep 17, 2011 — Robert Wright & Scott Atran
Scott gives the war on terrorism a grade: D+
How does a nice young man become a jihadist?
How to starve Al Qaeda
Bob: The most dangerous guy in Al Qaeda will always exist
How should we have responded to 9/11?
Why can’t we be friends?
Sep 14, 2011 — John Mueller & Eli Lake
John’s new book, “Terror, Security, and Money”
Treating terrorism like earthquakes
John: Al Qaeda is like Lee Harvey Oswald
Are terrorists their own worst enemies?
Why the public resists cost-benefit analysis
Terrorism can never go away. So what should we do?
Sep 4, 2011 — Daveed Gartenstein-Ross & J.M. Berger
Daveed’s new book, “Bin Laden’s Legacy”
Should we still be afraid of Al Qaeda?
How terrorism is like the Rumble in the Jungle
Was intervening in Libya a bad idea?
The FBI’s successful, expensive fight against domestic terrorists
Why not a Global War on Drunk Driving instead?
Aug 31, 2011 — Wajahat Ali & Tim Murphy
Wajahat’s new report on Islamophobia, “Fear, Inc.”
How Park51 became the Mega Mosque at Ground Zero
Who’s a bigot, and who’s just in it for the money?
The man behind the anti-Sharia movement
Is Rick Perry the Muslim-friendly GOP candidate?
America’s Next Top Conspiracy Theory
Aug 19, 2011 — Eliza Griswold & Amy Waldman
Amy’s new novel, “The Submission”
How the novel prefigured the “Ground Zero mosque” controversy
Transmuting Amy’s reporting from Afghanistan into fiction
Competing claims on the 9/11 memorial
Amy: There is no single Islam
Creating a fictional 9/11 widow
Jul 31, 2011 — Wajahat Ali & Mollie Ziegler Hemingway
Wajahat: Breivik was inspired by American Islamophobes
Mollie: Don’t marginalize bigots, engage them
Islamic terrorism vs. anti-Islamic terrorism
Islamophobia in the media
Do journalists exaggerate the role of religion in violence?
The right and wrong responses to terrorism
Jul 21, 2011 — Farhana Khera & Aziz Huq
Herman Cain rides a second wave of anti-Muslim fervor
Anti-Sharia legislation: a solution in search of a problem
How demagoguing on Islam feeds the Al Qaeda narrative
What accounts for the latest uptick in antipathy toward Muslims …
… and what can be done about it?
What bigoted politicians and News of the World have in common
Jul 11, 2011 — David Schanzer & Eli Lake
A captured Somali terrorist and the stale war-vs.-crime debate
Are we overreacting to the threat of domestic terrorism?
Eli strongly critiques the Council on American-Islamic Relations
Could Herman Cain spur Muslim radicalization?
Will the war on terror ever end?
The case for an inconsistent Middle East policy