Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism


Steward Baker was the first Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security and the former General Counsel of the National Security Agency. His book, Skating on Stilts, delves into some of the causes of why 9/11 happened. It also examines how homeland security, after 9/11, tried to build a strategy for better border security; yet, were still [...]

NewsReal Interview: Carly Fiorina on the Issues


Because of California’s economic and budgetary problems, 77 percent (89 percent among Republicans) polled believe the state is headed in the wrong direction. Reuters latest poll shows that “Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer’s lead over Republican Carly Fiorina among likely voters in California is only one point, 46 percent to 45 percent.” Fiorina, the former head [...]

Vince Flynn’s “American Assassin” Part II


American Assassin is a vintage Vince Flynn novel, a prequel to his Rapp-Kennedy series. All of his books deal with the issue of terrorism and the methods needed to keep America safe. If you are looking for political correctness this is not the book to read. Mr. Flynn intertwines his fictional plots with real life [...]

Vince Flynn’s “American Assassin” Part I


American Assassin is a vintage Vince Flynn novel, a prequel to his Rapp-Kennedy series. All of his books deal with terrorism and the methods needed to keep America safe. If you are looking for political correctness this is not the book for you. Mr. Flynn intertwines his fictional plots with real life political situations. Although [...]

Michael Connelly’s “The Reversal”


Michael Connelly is a New York Times number one bestselling author. His latest book, The Reversal, confronts the disparities in America’s legal system. This novel brings back defense attorney Mickey Haller, who now wears a different suit. He will be the prosecutor in a high profile case about a brutal child murder. The convicted killer [...]

Puncturing the Left’s Righteous Attitude Regarding the War on Terror


On Sept 14th David Frakt, law professor and former military defense attorney for two Guantanamo detainees, and Stephen Jones, a defense attorney who defended Timothy McVeigh, debated Former CIA Director Michael Hayden and former Bush speech writer, Marc Thiessen on the War on Terror. Frakt continued the argument with an article he wrote for the [...]

A Survival Story in Afghanistan


Thomas W. Young has flown a number of combat missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, and Kosovo, as a flight engineer for the Air National Guard. He has written a debut novel, The Mullah’s Storm. The book is about a transport plane, carrying a high-value Taliban detainee, which is shot down in Afghanistan during a ferocious [...]

America’s Shield After 9/11: The War on Terror’s Unknown Heroes


They are called the Shadow Warriors. Like the military they go willingly into harm’s way. However, unlike their military brethren, they serve without public recognition. Their names will never be known and they will never get the public gratitude so many others who fight the War on Terror receive. The essence of heroism is to [...]

Logical Answers Americans Should Demand from the Supporters of the Ground Zero Mosque


NewsReal Blog has tried unsuccessfully to talk to the organizers and supporters of the Ground Zero mosque. Here are the questions that should be asked and the answers we would like to receive. NewsReal Blog: Does location matter: what if the mosque was built right at Ground Zero-would that be ok? What about across the [...]

Brian Haig’s The Capitol Game: “A week without sweat or explosions is more than you can imagine.”


Brian Haig is a New York Times Bestselling author. He has written eight books including his latest, The Capitol Game. He previously served in the military as Special Assistant to the Commander-in-Chief of the United Nations Command in Korea, and then for four years as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of [...]