Al Qaeda's New Charm Offensive in Europe, Bruce Riedel, Up Front/Brookings Institution An Absolutely Horrifying Interview, Bernard Finel, Bernardfinel.com The Last Mission, George Packer, New Yorker Andrew Bacevich and the Cold War Analogy, Peter Feaver, Shadow Government/Foreign Policy On Hizballah's Strategy, Andrew Exum, Abu Muqawama The Wrong Question, Caroline Wadhams, AfPak Channel/Foreign Policy
Threat = Intent + Capability + Disposition + Activity
AQ vs. Hezbollah: which is scarier? This is one debate that hasn't been given enough air time. Ex does a decent job, but misses a couple of key points in the formula.