“Looked into Putin’s eyes and had seen a stone-cold killer.”
Apparently, the new buzz phrase in the Obama administration to describe our fight against radical Islamic terrorism is “countering violent extremism.” Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair used the catch-phrase twice in a speech he delivered yesterday.
Notice that there is no reference to the source of most of the terrorist “violent extremism” around the world today - radical Islam. [...]
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By Scott Stewart
In an interview aired Feb. 7 on CNN, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she considers weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the hands of an international terrorist group to be the largest threat faced by the United States today, even bigger than [...]
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