The Islamic Caliphate: the Obama Administration’s Failed Foreign Policy in The Middle East

Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist and scholar, is president of the International American Council and serves on the board of the Harvard International Review at Harvard University. Rafizadeh is also a senior fellow at the Nonviolence International Organization based in Washington, DC and is a member of the Gulf project at Columbia University. He can be reached at rafizadeh@fas.harvard.edu. Follow Rafizadeh at @majidrafizadeh.


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Obama leads from behind — and lets Iran and Russia run the show.

The Caliphate Restored

Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. His latest book, Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We're In, is now available.


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Why The Islamic State’s declaration matters.

If We Want to Beat Al Qaeda, We Have to Stop Arming It

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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We can’t win by aiding our worst enemies.

The U.S., the U.K. and Canada in Jihad Denial

Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. His latest book, Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We're In, is now available.


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The jihad that Western authorities ignore is drawing ever closer.

Surrendering to ISIS in Iraq? — on The Glazov Gang


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A Radical-in-Chief’s defeatist foreign policy spawns yet more catastrophe.

Melancholy Lessons from Iraq

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.


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The hard truths from Iraq that transcend administrations.

Iraq Jihadists in the U.K.

Enza Ferreri is an Italian-born, London-based Philosophy graduate, author and journalist. She has been a London correspondent for several Italian magazines and newspapers, including Panorama, L’Espresso, and La Repubblica. She is on the Executive Council of the UK’s party Liberty GB. She blogs at www.enzaferreri.blogspot.co.uk.


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As the region destabilizes, so does security in Britain.

Saddam’s WMDs: The Left’s Iraq Lies Exposed

Arnold Ahlert is a former NY Post op-ed columnist currently contributing to JewishWorldReview.com, HumanEvents.com and CanadaFreePress.com. He may be reached at atahlert@comcast.net.


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Where is the apology to the Bush administration?

Don’t Blame Bush for Al Qaeda in Iraq, Blame Obama

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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It’s the Arab Spring, not the Iraq War, that empowered Al Qaeda.

Al Qaeda Hits Baghdad —- Obama Hits the Beach

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Obama can’t fight terrorism, but maybe he can beat the ocean.