When we hear the sound of hoofbeats, should we think horses or zebras? The question is a classic problem of intelligence analysis. Too often in recent years the CIA, FBI and Department of Homeland Security have got it wrong—most recently with the Christmas Day underwear bomber, who was able to board a U.S.-bound flight despite […]
With the president’s State of the Union address coming up on Wednesday, the White House appears to be struggling to find its feet. Republican Scott Brown’s surprise victory in liberal Massachusetts has dominated the national conversation in the last week and made Obama’s goal of signing health care reform impossible before the big speech. Now, […]
David Broder and David Brooks are probably members of this club.
Although I should’ve expected it, I’m afraid I have to admit that the mainstream media’s passionate defense of Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano took me by surprise.
I especially expected better from New York Times columnist David Brooks – as much of a centrist as [...]
Appearing on Laura Ingraham’s radio show earlier this month, NBC White House correspondent Chuck Todd surprised the popular host by saying he believes President Obama could very well nominate Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano for the Supreme Court next time a vacancy comes up.
I know what you’re thinking. “That has to be a joke, right?” [...]
Is the Obama Administration’s Inability to Define Terrorism Putting Us at Risk for Further Terror Attacks?
According to the latest polls, 79% of Americans think there will be a major domestic terror attack in the next year, a figure that is up 30 points since August.
Why are Americans so uneasy?
The recent attempt to destroy a plane over Detroit on Christmas Day by a jihadist, followed by the Barack Obama administration’s unbelievable [...]
Two Guantanamo terrorists released in November were behind the Christmas Day attack in Detroit. Our security agencies ignored their own security measures and their own intelligence — including warnings from the terrorist’s father that his son was involved with terrorists.
The chief of our Department of Homeland Security is preoccupied with covering her ass, and conferring [...]
Those of you planning on visiting loved ones during the upcoming holidays may want to be extra vigilant at the airport, as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the very agency which has been in charge of protecting Americaâ€™s airports since the September 11th terror attacks, has given terrorists worldwide all of the information they need [...]