The reported killing of an al Qaeda top man in Pakistan likely won’t mean much in the war on terror. Matthew Frankel explains why.
Matthew Frankel is a federal executive fellow with the 21st Century Defense Initiative at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
The recent purge of election candidates in Iraq threatens to push the country into the grip of Islamic extremism. Matthew Frankel on the murky future of Iraq.
Afghan President Karzai’s government is still plagued by doubts about its legitimacy. But Abdullah Abdullah just gave up his power to influence it.