And ignoring the tribal mentality is as dangerous as downplaying Islamic doctrine.
Henry Waxman has served in the House of Representatives for the past 36 years. He supports the Fairness Doctrine, Cap-and-Trade, and the implementation of government-run health insurance. Six years ago he facilitated the efforts of Medea Benjamin, Global Exchange, and Code Pink to deliver a combined $600,000 in medical supplies and cash to the families of the terrorist insurgents who were […]
President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech Thursday is drawing praise from some unlikely quarters – conservative Republicans – who likened Obama’s defense of “just wars” to the worldview of his predecessor, Republican George W. Bush. It’s already being called the “Obama Doctrine” – a notion that foreign policy is a struggle of good and […]
So now two presidents in the space of less than three years have bucked overwhelming conventional wisdom, as well as public opinion, and decided that they did not want to lose a war. And what lonely decisions these have been. Perhaps the most disturbing thing about the last few years has been the stunningly large […]