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Umar Farouq Abdulmutallab

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News and Notes (January 6, 2009)

Spencer Ackerman reminds me that he has drawn upon a wealth of evidence to conclude that Al-Qaeda is weaker, and not just the piece I pounced upon (about the panty bomber). Hussein Agha and Robert Malley’s must-read essay for the New York Review of Books, “Israel & Palestine: Can they start over?” The Project on … Continue reading

A Response to Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman, thanks to some prompting from my friend Sean, has responded to my post about people drawing the wrong conclusions about Al-Qaeda’s abilities. He writes: Blowing up an airplane is not the same thing as simultaneously hijacking multiple aircraft and turning them into missiles. There‚Äôs literally an order of magnitude difference between the 300 … Continue reading

Drawing the Wrong Conclusions About Terrorism?

David Brooks had a good op-ed in The New York Times a couple of days ago (“The God that Fails“) in which he argued that the (largely Republican) outcry over the failure to catch the would-be Christmas bomber is symptomatic of a misguided belief in the idea that technology can prevent terrorism. “After Sept. 11, … Continue reading

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