THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED Monday that its security forces had killed Shamil Basayev, a commander of the jihadist insurgency in Chechnya. The death of the man responsible for the 2004 Beslan school massacre may prove every bit as significant for Russia as the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi will be for the U.S. and allied […]
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is a senior consultant for the Gerard Group International LLC. His first book, My Year Inside Radical Islam, will be published in Winter 2007 by Tarcher/Penguin.
IN A BOLD AND CONTROVERSIAL DECISION, the president authorized a program for the surveillance of communications within the United States, seeking to prevent acts of domestic sabotage and espionage. In so doing, he ignored a statute that possibly forbade such activity, even though high-profile federal judges had affirmed the statute’s validity. The president sought statutory […]