Counter-terrorism: the new face of war

The assassination of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden did more than knock off America's Public Enemy Number One, it formalized a new kind of warfare.


Bin Laden, Pakistan and the Great Game’s new clothes

This is, after all, the ground over which the 19th century "Great Game" was played, the essence of which was obfuscation. What you thought you saw or knew was not necessarily what was.

Osama bin Laden is dead, Obama come home

I feel no relief at the assassination of Osama bin Laden. I thought I would - his leading role in the attack on the Twin Towers nearly killed my wife.


Osama bin Laden and the way forward

The end of Osama bin Laden closes one ugly chapter, and let's make sure it does not open another one.