Terror in the Skies Requires Real Action on the Ground – by Michael Reagan

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Mr. President, we can’t afford any more of your on-the-job training.

“Shock” U.S. report due on attempted airline attack – AP

WASHINGTON Reuters – The White House was poised to release a report on Thursday that top aides said will shock Americans about security lapses that allowed a Nigerian man to come close to blowing up a Detroit-bound airliner on December 25.President Barack Obama, in remarks scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EST 2130 GMT, was set to […]

While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer

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Kurt Westergaard and other brave critics of Islamic fanaticism continue to fend for themselves.

Tunku Varadarajan: End Political Correctness on Terror – The Daily Beast

The Obama administration has announced that citizens of 14 selected countries—as well as travelers whose itineraries have taken them through any of these countries—will be subjected to enhanced scrutiny before they board planes to the United States, including full-body pat-downs. The countries comprise four “state sponsors of terrorism” (Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria) and 10 […]

Obama: No Gitmo transfers to Yemen ‘at this time’ – POLITICO.com

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States will halt all transfers of Guantanamo prisoners to Yemen for now, but insisted he is not wavering in his commitment to shut down the prison for terror suspects. “Given the unsettled situation, I’ve spoken to the attorney general and we’ve agreed that we will not be […]

Stopping the Next “Underwear Bomber” – by Alan M. Dershowitz

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How rigorous but vital security precautions could prevent the next terrorist tragedy.

Seven Miracles that Saved America – by David Forsmark

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A new book examines the overwhelming odds the U.S. beat to become a nation.

Legal Jihad to Silence Christian Action Network? – by Ryan Mauro

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A Muslim group sues to silence critics of Islamic extremism.

Sessions: Jihadi rehab tied to terror – POLITICO.com

The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee is pushing Attorney General Eric Holder to explore links between a jihadist rehabilitation program in Saudi Arabia and Yemeni extremists linked to the failed Christmas Day terror plot. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday rereleased a letter he sent last month to Holder demanding that the Department […]

Top 10 Disasters of Flight 253 – by Jamie Glazov

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The catastrophe of Abdulmutallab’s attempted Christmas present was only the beginning.