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Al Qaeda's Decentralization
Al Qaeda's Decentralization
Al-Qaeda's Waning Influence Isn't an End to International Jihad

While al-Qaeda and its affiliated groups still pose a serious threat to Americans, Islamic militant organizations once thought to be restricted purely to local infighting are adopting an increasingly international kill list, with or without assistance from Bin Laden’s former network.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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