Iraq, Ten Years Later

Alan W. Dowd writes on defense and security.


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After a decade, removing Saddam Hussein’s terror regime was still the right thing to do.

Michael Behenna: Imprisoned for Killing a Terrorist

After spending more than a decade in finance, Michael Volpe has worked as a freelance journalist since 2009. He's based in Chicago. Volpe published his first book in October 2012, titled "Prosecutors Gone Wild: The Inside Story of the Trial of Chuck Panici, John Gliottoni, and Louise Marshall." His new book, "The Definitive Dossier of PTSD in Whistleblowers," is now available.


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Soldiers in combat zones not permitted the same right to self-defense as police officers.

Center for American Progress Chairman Now Working as Lobbyist for Iraq/Iran

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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Time Magazine described the Center for American Progress as “Obama’s Idea Factory”. The founder and Chairman of the Center for American Progress, John Podesta’s Podesta Group is now the official lobbying firm for the Iraqi government of Maliki, which has rather uncomfortably close ties to Iran.

Obama’s Middle East: Iranian Arms Flow to Syria Via Iraq

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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American lives squandered on the president’s abandonment of the mission.

Iraqi Soccer Victory Leads to Mass Murder

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 have received many dead and wounded people since the end of the match, some of them are women and children,” said a source at a hospital in Basra, who refused to reveal his name.

How the Muslim Brotherhood is Trying to Take Over Iraq

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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A demand adopted by the Brotherhood leaders of the demonstrations focuses on starting an Iraqi version of the Arab Spring revolutions with the aim of monopolizing Iraq’s Sunni constituency, if not changing the entire political system.

Syrian Kurdish Plight Requires Independence


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Why the beleaguered minority should push for autonomy.

Grand Ayatollah Declares All Christian Women May be Raped

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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The command of Al Baghdadis to the Christian minority in Iraq is “conversion to Islam or death.” The women and girls of the Christians “can legitimately regarded as the Muslim women,” said the Grand Ayatollah.

Iraq On the Verge of a Civil War

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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Barzani said that the Kurdish region will accept nothing less than the dissolution of the Iraqi army’s leadership because it is unconstitutional. Barzani stressed that all options are on the table to face Maliki’s dictatorial approach. He accused Maliki of trying to make the Kurdistan region kneel, asserting that they kneel only to God.

Our Disenfranchised Troops Deserve Better


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Untold thousands were unable to cast their own ballots.