Past Questions for Security and Terrorism


June 27, 2006

Should governments around the world be allowed to monitor financial transactions to identify terrorists? If the press learns secrets about these anti-terrorist surveillance programs, should they publish them?


July 18, 2006

Do such international peacekeeping forces make a lasting difference or are they stopgaps that leave underlying problems unaddressed?


August 12, 2006

From where you write, what's the significance of this latest plot and how might such terrorist activities be stopped over the next decade?


August 19, 2006

How can the new international force do a better job than the old UNIFIL at stabilizing Lebanon and preventing future attacks on Israel? Should the U.N. force insist on disarming Hezbollah?


September 15, 2006

Is NATO's mission in Afghanistan failing? What should the U.S. and NATO do to contain the insurgency before Afghanistan once again becomes a "failed state."


October 9, 2006

Should the world community punish North Korea and if so, how?


December 8, 2006

If the American era in the Middle East is ending, as argued by some analysts, what is likely to replace it? Chaos? Self-determination? Iranian hegemony? A new caliphate?


February 22, 2007

Russia's back with a vengeance. Is Putin justified in criticizing NATO expansion? Should Russia's neighbors worry?


March 20, 2007

It's the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War. Looking at Iraq and your own region, why do ethnic and religious groups fight each other? And what is the solution?


April 4, 2007

Breaking News: Ahmadinejad's pardon today of 15 captured British sailors raises the question: Who's running Iran and how should we deal with them?

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