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.

Foreigners
Dec. 1 2008 5:02 PMThe Mumbai Terrorists' Other TargetHow they hoped to destabilize Pakistan.
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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.
Faith-based
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.
Foreigners
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.
Dialogues
April 1 2003 3:03 PMHoles in Your Scenario
Foreigners
Oct. 22 2008 2:25 PMWhy Do Terrorists Love To Strike Around Elections?And what can we expect in the coming weeks?
Foreigners
May 30 2008 3:27 PMWhat Statistics Don't Tell UsThe bad news about the good news about terrorism.
Foreigners
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?
Foreigners
Aug. 10 2006 8:03 PMWhat's New About the London Terror Plot?Al-Qaida has tried this before.
Books
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?
Foreigners
Dec. 9 2003 2:14 PMThe Case of the Misunderstood MemoThe Feith "annex" highlights the Bush administration's misuse of intelligence material.
Foreigners
Oct. 30 2003 5:25 PMRumsfeld's FollyHow the war in Iraq undermined the war on terror.
Dialogues
April 2 2003 3:45 PMA Prague Orgy
Dialogues
March 31 2003 3:41 PMSaddam, Sudan, and VX

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