The Threat from Londonistan – Foreign Policy


In January 2009, the head of Britain’s Security Service (also known as MI5) boasted that his agents were succeeding in cracking down on potentially violent homegrown Islamists. Although conceding that “the battle [was] not won,” Jonathan Evans told the Daily Telegraph that his agents were forcing would-be terrorists “to keep their heads down.” He went […]

WashPo’s Dionne Indicts Alito For Shaking His Head As Obama Lies During SOTU Address


I have a bone to pick with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post.  Dionne recently published an opinion column in the Washington Post, criticizing Supreme Court Justice Sam Alito’s reaction to President Obama’s State Of The Union rebuke.  Alito shaking his head back and forth and mouthing the words “not true” showed, according to Dionne, [...]

Saudi Arabia wants Taliban to expel bin Laden – AP


RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia will not get involved in peacemaking in Afghanistan unless the Taliban stops providing shelter and severs all ties with Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida movement, officials said Tuesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia hoping for an active Saudi role in his plan to persuade Taliban […]

Barack Obama: Sports Commentator, Duke Mojo Killer


It was supposed to be a good game.
The kids were napping as my husband and I ate lunch, enjoying some Newcastle, watching a decent match up of two top ten teams, Duke and Georgetown.  Until…Barack Obama, ubiquity personified, was revealed on the sidelines with his entourage: Joe Biden, David Axelrod, Robert Gibbs, and Reggie Love, [...]

Peggy Noonan: The Obama Contradiction – WSJ.com


When you watch a president give a State of the Union Address on television, you’re always watching three people: the president at the podium, and the vice president and House speaker on the rise behind him. As a TV shot it’s awkward. The vice president and the speaker have been instructed by media professionals not […]

Descendants of Göring, Eichmann speak out in Israeli documentary – Ynetnews


More than sixty years after World War II, a small group of German men and women are coming to grips with the crimes of their fathers, uncles, and grandfathers. Israeli director Chanoch Zeevi engages us with the descendants of the most powerful figures in the Nazi regime, who were left a legacy that permanently associates […]

Daniel Pipes: Why I Stand with Geert Wilders – National Review Online


Who is the most important European alive today? I nominate the Dutch politician Geert Wilders. I do so because he is best placed to deal with the Islamic challenge facing the continent. He has the potential to emerge as a world-historical figure. That Islamic challenge consists of two components: on the one hand, an indigenous […]

David Brooks: Obama is the Pragmatic Leviathan – NYTimes.com


When I was in college, I was assigned “Leviathan,” by Thomas Hobbes. On the cover was an image from the first edition of the book, published in 1651. It shows the British nation as a large man. The people make up the muscles and flesh. Then at the top, there is the king, who is […]

Stephanie Gutmann: Doing Security the Israeli Way – The American Spectator


“Let’s do things the way the Israelis do.” That’s the latest buzzword in airline security. It’s nice to hear the Israelis being praised for something, but if we don’t understand what the Israelis do, we’re just going to be adding another layer of bureaucracy to an already overloaded system CNN spent an hour interviewing Isaac […]

Drugging the West


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Chavez becomes a major player in narcotics trafficking.