Sarko’s Last Stand


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French government on the brink of a complete socialist takeover?

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World Regrets Deaths of Jihadists, Vilifies Israel


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What did the “Allah Akbar”-chanting, knife, club and gun-wielding “activists” aboard the Mavi Marmara really hope to accomplish?

Think the French Burqa Ban is a Women’s Rights Measure? “Bull,” Says O’Reilly


In 2009, French president Nicolas Sarkozy addressed the French parliament on the incompatibility of the burqa and women’s rights:
In our country, we cannot accept that women be prisoners behind a screen, cut off from all social life, deprived of all identity … The burqa is not a religious sign, it’s a sign of subservience, a [...]

Courageous Restraint?


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A new effort to encourage “self-control” among American troops may get them killed.

Europe’s Finance Ministers Panic: The Euro Continues to Go Down


Europe’s finance ministers are panicking: they’ve done everything in their power – or so they believe – to save the Euro, yet the currency is becoming worth less and less. They don’t understand what’s going on, they’ve pumped billions into the Euro and into Europe’s failing economies, yet the European stock markets continue their free [...]

Obama’s Unexceptional Nation


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Never has a U.S. president been so idealistic about the world but so cynical about America’s role in it.

Sarkozy vs. Obama: Two Different Approaches Towards Muslim Dress


The [face-covering] veil is not a sign of religion, but a sign of subservience. We cannot accept to have in our country, women who are prisoners behind netting, cut off from all social life, deprived of identity—French President Nicolas Sarkozy
The U.S. government has gone to court to protect the right of women and girls to [...]

France denies citizenship to man with veiled wife – AP


PARIS – French authorities have denied citizenship to a man who forced his French wife to wear a face-covering veil, saying he had rejected national values of secularism and gender equality.The government has been speaking out strongly against head-to-toe veils, and is moving toward banning them in public after a long public debate over French […]

Charles Krauthammer: The Age of Obama: Anno Domini 2 – Heritage Foundation Lecture


In the real world, as opposed to what French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls President Barack Obama’s “virtual world,” America faces the reality of Iran’s intransigence and aggressiveness; China’s headlong pursuit of its own national, regional, and global interests; Russia’s determination to regain its Near Abroad; the Arab states’ refusal to accept any kind of a […]

The Exit-Strategy President – by Alan W. Dowd


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Obama retreats from the freedom high ground.