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Edward Alden

Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C., is the author of The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration and Security Since 9/11. He was a reporter for the Vancouver Sun, and was the Toronto and later Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times.

Stories by Edward Alden


A Glimmer of Justice for Wrongly Detained Terror Suspects

Benamar Benatta's victory in Canada would be denied, still, in America.

By Edward Alden, 22 Dec 2009


Ridiculing US Official Just Made Your Border Wait Longer

We overreacted to Napolitano's gaffe. Why we'll pay for it.

By Edward Alden, 27 Apr 2009