Articles by Jason Burke
Collapse may come swiftly—but will that leave the world any safer?
Revelations about Islamic State's planning show that extremists are most likely to be radicalised by relatives or friends. To stop them we need to break those connections
To tackle Islamic State, we need to understand the dream of the caliphate and its real roots in history
A new Pakistani everyman—Mehran man—is increasingly defining the country’s identity
The west is losing in Afghanistan in part because it misreads its Taliban opponents. Understanding who they are is the only basis for future negotiations
Al Qaeda has not experienced a sudden slump in support. It has been in decline for many years