Trump’s TSA Budget Fails to Cut the Obvious: Air Marshals

Wired (Online). March 20, 2017.

Why It Could Be Good for Trump to Skip Some Intelligence Briefings December 16, 2016.

Why Obama Won’t Tell the Truth about Terrorism

National Interest (Online). December 12, 2016.

The 9/11 Anniversary: 15 Years of Alarmism—and Counting

National Interest (Online). September 12, 2016.

Getting Real on the Terrorism Threat to the United States

War on the Rocks. August 23, 2016.

How Safe Are We? Asking the Right Questions about Terrorism

Foreign Affairs. August 15, 2016.

Democrats Seriously Underestimate Voter Fear of ISIS

TIME. August 1, 2016.

ISIS Isn’t an Existential Threat to America

Reason. May 27, 2016.

Conflating Terrorism and Insurgency

The Lawfare Institute. February 28, 2016.

Immense Fear over a Limited Threat to Americans

The New York Times (Online). December 15, 2015.

Terrorism in the American Psyche

Foreign Affairs. December 10, 2015.

To Fight ISIS, Leave Assad in Power November 17, 2015.

The Dangers of Alarmism September 2, 2015.

Why the ISIS Threat Is Totally Overblown

The Week. July 23, 2015.

The Foreign Policy Essay: Can Terrorists be Scared Straight?

The Lawfare Institute. April 9, 2015.

What Terrorists Are Really Angry About February 26, 2015.

Terrorism Poses No Existential Threat to America. We Must Stop Pretending Otherwise

The Guardian. February 24, 2015.

America’s Terrorism Fear Factory Rolls On

National Interest (Online). January 17, 2015.

How French Intelligence Missed the Charlie Hebdo Terrorists

TIME. January 14, 2015.

The Islamic State Will Probably be Defeated, but It’s Not Thanks to President Obama

Washington Post (Online). September 16, 2014.

Are We Overspending on Stopping Terrorism? September 10, 2014.

Iraq Syndrome Redux

Foreign Affairs. June 18, 2014.

What Americans Get That the Foreign Policy Elite Doesn’t

Huffington Post. May 30, 2014.

Has the Threat from Terrorism Been Exaggerated?

Commentator. January 8, 2014.

Targeting Needles, or Adding More Hay?

The Indian Express. November 13, 2013.