Gabriel Schoenfeld: How the Left politicized the terrorist watch list — latimes.com

The case of the alleged Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, is being called a massive intelligence failure. And the evidence thus far does suggest a possible lapse in the government’s management of terrorist watch lists. But if so, the blame doesn’t lie wholly with government agencies charged with maintaining the lists. Some share of responsibility […]

What the Near-Tragedy in Detroit Revealed – by Daniel Pipes

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Will America now open its eyes to the sad state of counterterrorism eight years after 9/11?

Merry Christmas – by Robert Spencer

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The Byzantine icon that has just so many un-Islamic things about it.

Pakistan In Peril – by Stephen Brown

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Military coup brewing against President Zardar.

Stanley Fish: Sarah Palin Is Coming to Town, NYTimes.com

When I walked into the Strand Bookstore in Manhattan last week, I headed straight for the bright young thing who wore an “Ask Me” button, and asked her to point me to the section of the store where I might find Sarah Palin’s memoir, “Going Rogue: An American Life.” She looked at me as if […]

The First Assassin – by David Forsmark

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A terrific debut novel by John Miller of National Review.

Ohio Imposes Sharia on an ex-Muslim Girl – by Jamie Glazov

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Why is Rifqa Barry in solitary confinement and denied access to “pastoral guidance”?