In Defense of Freedom

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Ashcroft’s speech at the Heritage Foundation reminds us of a time when securing freedom was a government priority.

Running Back to the U.S.A.

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America’s Asian allies decide to keep the US around, after all.

White House Plots 2012 Campaign – Politico

President Barack Obama’s top advisers are quietly laying the groundwork for the 2012 reelection campaign, which is likely to be run out of Chicago and managed by White House deputy chief of staff Jim Messina, according to Democrats familiar with the discussions. For now, the planning consists entirely of private conversations, with Obama aides at […]

Breaking the Taliban

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The capture of a top Taliban commander may mark a crucial turning point in the Afghan war.

Iran takes fight to opposition online – Times Online

Iran’s clerical rulers, who succeeded in suppressing widespread demonstrations last week by blanketing Tehran with security, are escalating a cyberwar to combat the increasingly powerful role of the internet in mobilising their opponents. Visitors to the website of the main challenger in last June’s disputed presidential election were greeted by an image of the Iranian […]

Saudi Arabia wants Taliban to expel bin Laden – AP

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia will not get involved in peacemaking in Afghanistan unless the Taliban stops providing shelter and severs all ties with Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida movement, officials said Tuesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia hoping for an active Saudi role in his plan to persuade Taliban […]

‘A Failure to Connect the Dots’ – WSJ.com

The antiterror education of President Obama continued yesterday, with his release of a White House report blaming the “counterterrorism community” as a whole for “a failure to connect the dots of intelligence” that would have prevented Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab from boarding a plane to Detroit on Christmas Day. Mr. Obama blamed no one in particular […]

The Communists Behind Obama’s Health Care Goals – by John Perazzo

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Meet the radical gurus who inspired the president’s vision of socialized medicine.

No End to Evil – by Matt Gurney

Mexico Arsenal Seized

Terror-sponsoring, arms-smuggling Iran and North Korea are more dangerous than ever.