McCain Doubles Down on Libyan 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.


MCCAIN: It was you and people on Fox that said in Libya, ‘We didn’t know who they were and let’s not help these people.’ The Libyan people are friends of ours, and they support us, and they support democracy. So you were wrong about Libya.”

But How Will It Play in Vegas?

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 declared war on Libya (minus the declaring part) from his vacation in sunny Rio. When the US consulate in Benghazi came under fire, Obama was in Vegas. If Iran ever gets the bomb, it will probably use it while Obama is practicing his swing at Martha’s Vineyard or sunning himself on a Maui beach, careful to show his best side to the photographers.

Obama to Cut 131 Million Dollars from Embassy Security

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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You have to give Obama credit, this is a man who knows how to deal with a crisis. Some nut like Mitt Romney would run around shooting Muslims from the hip, but Obama meets with his advisers and dutifully studies ways to make each and every crisis that much worse.

How Islamist Pandering Led to the Consulate Attack

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 failure to anticipate Islamist hostility and the assumption that Islamist hostility could be warded off with a low profile and soft power led to the Benghazi Consulate being seen as a soft target. And the attack naturally followed.

American Life is Cheap

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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In Iraq, just after toppling the Saddam Regime, we were issued two 10 round clips when we were sent out on patrols. And we were ordered (as we were told from the Pentagon) that if anyone is seen loading the clip into their weapon and chambering a round prior to being fired upon, we will be court-martialed

Obama and Hillary Slept While Embassy Burned

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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During the Democratic Primary in the last election, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama debated which of them would step up to the plate when an emergency came up at 3 AM. The answer… neither of them.

48 Hour Advance Warning of Attack was Ignored

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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According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and “lockdown”, under which movement is severely restricted.

Obama Wimps Out, Marines Sidelined Again in Libya

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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Forget all those warships and soldiers you’re seeing on the news. They’re an empty show being put on by Obama to avoid looking weak in front of the American people. Despite all the tough talk on the front covers of every newspaper, it’s still absolutely business as usual and instead of the US military taking action in Libya, the investigation will be headed up by Attorney General Eric Holder and the FBI.

Did Libyan Gunmen Shout, “We Were Sent by Morsi” ?

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.


Walid Shoebat has published a video of the Libyan attack in which he reports that some of the gunmen can be heard telling others, “Don’t shoot, we were sent by Morsi”. Morsi is the Muslim Brotherhood’s President of Egypt.

Libya Now Officially More Dangerous than 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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At no time during all the years of terror in Iraq was an American ambassador ever killed there. The deaths of four Americans in Libya not only make them the first American casualties of Obama’s Libyan War, they show just how badly Obama and his allies bungled the planning of the aftermath of the overthrow of Gaddafi.