Remembering 9/11 – Live Webcast Event

September 11, 2001 is a date that touches every American from coast to coast, recalling memories of a fateful day that placed thousands at the center of a terror attack. The personal stories that emerged from Ground Zero, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 bring to light the men and women who became heroes, and show how humanity will always overcome fear. 

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Yemen Opposition Finally Creates National Transitional Council

By William Tucker
Although the Yemeni popular uprising began near the beginning of the year, the various opposition groups have only now created a transitional council to replace the faltering regime of Ali Abdullah Saleh. In the very recent past, the lack of a transitional council likely impeded negotiations over the removal of the current president and his ruling party.

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Egypt, Israel Increase Military Presence in the Sinai

By William Tucker
In the last week both the Egyptian and Israeli governments have increased their respective military presence in the Sinai as reports of a strong al-Qaeda presence continue. Indeed, I wrote about this very issue back in June. But the issue isn’t just about tackling militancy in a sensitive geographic area; it is also about continuing cooperation between two neighbors that are concerned about regional trends.

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