Security System Failed, Napolitano Acknowledges – NYTimes.com

The secretary of homeland security, Janet Napolitano, said Monday that the thwarted bombing of a Detroit-bound airliner represented a failure of the nation’s aviation security system, not the success she and other administration officials had portrayed in comments over the weekend. via Security System Failed, Napolitano Acknowledges – NYTimes.com.

Dick Cheney: Conservative of the Year – HUMAN EVENTS

In Washingtonian “inside the Beltway” terms, the most amazing aspect of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s new clout is that he is achieving it the old-fashioned way: talking about public policy. He is not running for President or any other office. He has not formed a PAC or a D.C. lobbying firm. He is not […]

The Deal for Gilad Shalit – by Jacob Shrybman

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As a new immigrant to Israel about to enter the army and living in Sderot, I have some questions.