Richard A. Falkenrath

Snapshot
Richard A. Falkenrath

Showtime's blockbuster series is great television, but not a useful guide to real-world homeland security. Hint: we always tap the suspect's cell phone.

Snapshot
Richard A. Falkenrath

With bin Laden gone, life is about to become more complicated for U.S. policymakers trying to combat terrorism.

Response
Mar/Apr
2006
Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon, and Richard A. Falkenrath

The Next Attack's authors argue that Washington's mistakes in Iraq and at home have weakened U.S. security; Falkenrath responds.

Review Essay
Jan/Feb
2006
Richard A. Falkenrath

Policymakers need a guide to the complexities and challenges of the struggle against terrorism. Unfortunately, two authors who could have written one have chosen instead to rehash the Bush administration's mistakes.



This article appears in the Foreign Affairs eBook, "The U.S. vs. al Qaeda: A History of the War on Terror." Now available for purchase.

Review Essay
Mar/Apr
1999
Gideon Rose

A raft of new books confronts a very real threat--the terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction--and propose vital, though moderate, responses.