Pragmatism, Obama and the Bergdahl Swap

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How ideology blinded a president to the public rejection of trading five terrorists for a deserter.

Thomas Joscelyn: Amnesty International Stands by Jihadist – The Weekly Standard

Amnesty International is at a crossroads. One path leads to a continued relationship with an admitted jihadist. The other is guided by an Amnesty official who has been outspoken in her criticism of Amnesty’s relationship with the jihadist. Thus far, Amnesty has chosen to stand by the jihadist – and chastise the whistleblower. In recent […]

Charles Krauthammer: The Real Detainee Scandal

WASHINGTON — The real scandal surrounding the failed Christmas Day airline bombing was not the fact that a terrorist got on a plane — that can happen to any administration, as it surely did to the Bush administration — but what happened afterward when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was captured and came under the full control […]

Obama Brings the Gitmolympics Home – by Michelle Malkin

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The War on Terror meets the Chicago Way.