Daniel Benjamin

Daniel Benjamin is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He served as director for counterterrorism on the National Security Council staff in 1998-99 and is the co-author ofThe Age of Sacred Terrorand The Next Attack.

Dec. 1 2008 5:02 PMThe Mumbai Terrorists' Other TargetHow they hoped to destabilize Pakistan.
Aug. 20 2008 2:24 PM"The Russians Moved Because They Know You Are Weak"The last two weeks have been a disaster for U.S. foreign policy.
May 23 2008 5:36 PMThe Devil's in the DetailsWhy John Hagee's views on the Holocaust aren't the only reason for McCain to reject him.
War Stories
March 8 2007 7:02 PMFeith-Based IntelligenceThe former undersecretary of defense's preposterous self-defense.
The Book Club
Jan. 24 2007 11:49 AMIs Osama Bin Laden the Martin Luther of Islam?
War Stories
Sept. 14 2006 2:01 PMWon't Deploy? Can't Deploy.There are no more troops to send to Iraq.
July 26 2006 12:24 PMMade in the USAFailed U.S. policies caused the mess in Lebanon.
War Stories
Dec. 20 2005 7:06 PMBush's Bogus AnalogyIn 1998, the Washington Times tipped off Osama. In 2005, the New York Times didn't.
War Stories
Nov. 7 2005 5:06 PMPresident CheneyHis office really does run national security.
War Stories
Oct. 29 2004 5:08 PMHoly ZarqawiWhy Bush let Iraq's top terrorist walk.
War Stories
Nov. 7 2003 7:53 PMFlightmareThe Iraqi insurgents' surface-to-air missiles won't win the war, but they could wreak havoc on civilian aviation.
History Lesson
Aug. 29 2003 7:04 PMCondi's Phony HistorySorry, Dr. Rice, postwar Germany was nothing like Iraq.
April 1 2003 3:03 PMHoles in Your Scenario
Oct. 22 2008 2:25 PMWhy Do Terrorists Love To Strike Around Elections?And what can we expect in the coming weeks?
May 30 2008 3:27 PMWhat Statistics Don't Tell UsThe bad news about the good news about terrorism.
Sept. 7 2007 5:15 PMThe Convert's ZealRadical Islamism has become a magnet for some of the world's angriest people.
War Stories
Feb. 2 2007 6:36 PMRendition at RiskThe Bush administration's excesses have endangered a valuable tool.
The Book Club
Jan. 23 2007 10:35 AMWill Islamic Radicalism Gain a Foothold in America?
Aug. 10 2006 8:03 PMWhat's New About the London Terror Plot?Al-Qaida has tried this before.
Jan. 9 2006 12:44 PMUnderestimating IntelligenceWhy it's not fair to give the CIA a failing grade.
War Stories
Nov. 11 2005 1:41 PMSpillover to JordanThey've bombed Amman. Where will the Iraqi insurgents strike next?
War Stories
Oct. 31 2004 4:03 PMOsama's Campaign CommercialDoes he hope his video will help Bush?
Dec. 9 2003 2:14 PMThe Case of the Misunderstood MemoThe Feith "annex" highlights the Bush administration's misuse of intelligence material.
Oct. 30 2003 5:25 PMRumsfeld's FollyHow the war in Iraq undermined the war on terror.
April 2 2003 3:45 PMA Prague Orgy
March 31 2003 3:41 PMSaddam, Sudan, and VX



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

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  Double X
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Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
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  Health & Science
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Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PM You’re Cut, Adrian Peterson Why fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.