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
CNN.com. 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
Time.com. November 17, 2015.
The Dangers of Alarmism
Prio.org. 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
CNN.com. 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?
CNN.com. 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.