The Untold Story Of How Former Leftist Brandon Darby Saved Republican Delegates’ Lives By Foiling Left-Wing Terrorists


As I wrote in the April 2010 issue of Townhall magazine: Brandon Darby learned something from Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela. Once a hard-core radical who sided with progressive revolutionaries, Darby prevented a left-wing terrorist attack on the 2008 GOP convention. Now, this America-loving patriot is the target of the domestic extremists he once called “friends.”
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Miranda Rights For Christmas Day Bomber – Why? And Who Authorized It?


Any cop, prosecutor, or defense lawyer will tell you that the quickest way to get a suspect to stop talking to you is to read him his Miranda Rights and get him a lawyer.  The Obama Department of Justice, under Attorney General Eric Holder, has now begun dancing, two-stepping, ducking and dodging about, in earnest, [...]

Abdulmutallab Stops Talking After Being Read Miranda Rights – WSJ.com


The attempted Christmas Day destruction over Detroit of Northwest Flight 253 by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is fading from public memory as a fortunate near-miss. This incident should not fade from view. As more information emerges, the picture it paints about the antiterror mindset of the current U.S. government is—there is no other word—scary. Last week […]

Terror in the Skies Requires Real Action on the Ground – by Michael Reagan


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Mr. President, we can’t afford any more of your on-the-job training.

While Europe Sneered – by Bruce Bawer


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Kurt Westergaard and other brave critics of Islamic fanaticism continue to fend for themselves.

The Obama administration has ways of making terrorists not talk. – WSJ.com


The failed terrorist attack aboard Northwest Flight 253 is proving to be highly educational, not least about the Obama Administration and its pre-September 11 antiterror worldview. Yesterday, the White House reversed itself on repatriating Guantanamo detainees to chaotic Yemen, a step in the right direction. Now if it would only revisit its Ramzi Yousef standard […]

A Failed Anti-Terror Strategy – by Jamie Glazov


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Nothing Obama is doing will make a recurrence of the terror attempt on Flight 253 any less likely.

Obama cites apparent al-Qaida link in bomb plot – AP


An al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot against a U.S. airliner, training and arming the 23-year-old Nigerian man accused in the failed bombing, President Barack Obama said Saturday. “This is not the first time this group has targeted us,” Obama said, reporting on some of the findings of an administration review […]

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?

Security reviews under way after airliner attack – AP


Investigators piecing together a brazen attempt to bring down a trans-Atlantic airliner said Sunday the suspect tucked a small bag holding his deadly concoction on his body, using an explosive that would have been easily detected with the right airport equipment. His success in smuggling and partially igniting the material on Friday’s flight to Detroit […]