Three Cheers for a Law Enforcement Approach to Terrorism

By: Friday January 8, 2010 3:36 pm

A joint approach is the right approach if you want to see everyone’s information. But it is to say that within that joint entity, analysts need — wait for it — a law enforcement approach to terrorism.


Welcome Backlash Against Security Theater And Overhyping Of Fear

By: Saturday January 2, 2010 11:30 am

After 9-11, columnists from across the political spectrum were writing defenses of torture, calls for reducing liberty to achieve security and exhortations for the bombing of any number of Muslim nations. Today, a few of those still crop up every now and again. But reliable establishment weathervane David Brooks offers something different in the wake of the failed underpants bombing, shocking in its reasonableness, that could represent a shift away from the hysteria and bedwetting that often reveals itself during any discussion of terrorism.

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