Tom Carter is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and a former USAID official. He currently lives in Austin, Texas and Belgrade, Serbia.
Captured terrorists should be treated as unlawful enemy combatants and tried by military commissions, not by civilian courts.
President Obama should take personal responsibility for failure to detect the threat of the Christmas underwear bomber.
Considering the administration's Afghanistan strategy is like watching two trains chug toward each other in slow motion. The outcome is inevitable.
Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope provide useful insight into Barack Obama the man and the politician.