Category Archives: Terrorism

Trouble in the Sahara

On February 26, DCFR had the honor of hosting Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs. Ambassador Huddleston spoke about the jihadist takeover of Northern Mali and why and how the U.S. should be … Continue reading

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Counterterrorism Czar Juan Zarate

In a forthcoming brief, counterterrorism and security expert¬†Juan Zarate and DCFR’s keynote holiday dinner speaker, offers his five emergent security threats, based on an interview at the end of November. Not ranked in order of importance, they are: 1) The … Continue reading

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Somber Day for Diplomats, Peace

On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, J. Christopher Stevens, the United States ambassador to Libya, and three of his staff members were killed in an attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi.¬† The armed mob that stormed the … Continue reading

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Eric Schmitt Q&A: Terrorism, 9/11, Al Qaeda

Eric Schmitt, New York Times senior writer and author of “Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda” presented to DCFR recently. The following is a brief interview with DCFR president Jennifer Warren. Jennifer Warren: What group … Continue reading

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, and U.S. Foreign Policy: New Brief

In a recent interview with Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, he comments from firsthand experience about the key challenges facing the U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan. He says: One of our most serious challenges in foreign policy is the relationship between the U.S. … Continue reading

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Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

Yesterday, DCFR had the privilege of hosting the former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations, Zalmay Khalilzad. He is a unique diplomat with an extremely sophisticated understanding of some of the toughest, roughest foreign policy challenges on the … Continue reading

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Death of bin Laden Stirs Opinion

The news of bin Laden’s death is sparking all sorts of media commentary. Member Chip Pitts was recently interviewed on Al-Jazeera, as captured in this Salon article, about the legal issues surrounding bin Laden’s death.

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