The Battle For Pakistan – by Stephen Brown

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Obama’s “surge” will target al Qaeda.

Will Europe Put its Foot Down? – by Hege Storhaug

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We must learn from the Swiss as quickly as possible.

Syria’s Latest “Peace” Overture – by P. David Hornik

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Hollow posturing from a terror-supporting, anti-Semitic regime.

The Threat at Home – by Ryan Mauro

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A disturbing trend among Somali immigrants in the West.

Idiot Watch (NewsReal Blog) – by David Horowitz

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Cornel West reveals his basic problem with love relationships.

Kay S. Hymowitz: What Cornel West and Larry Summers actually agree about, City Journal

Is there anyone in public life more reviled than economic eminence and White House chief economic advisor Larry Summers? Liberals, moderates, women, academics, and now, with his hand in the financial crisis, Middle America: he’s managed to offend them all. But if there is any good still lingering anywhere in the vicinity of Summers, the […]

Charles Krauthammer: An Ambivalent Call to Arms, Daily News

We shall fight in the air, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields, we shall fight in the hills – for 18 months. Then we start packing for home. We shall never surrender – unless the war gets too expensive, in which case, we shall quote Eisenhower on “the […]

The Welfare State and Military Power – WSJ.com

For our money, one of the better parts of President Obama’s speech at West Point this week was his connection between a healthy economy and U.S. national security. To quote: “Our prosperity provides a foundation for our power. It pays for our military. It underwrites our diplomacy.” We only wish Mr. Obama understood the link […]

Obama’s War – by Matt Gurney

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The hardest choices ahead.

Standing with Obama – by Jamie Weinstein

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Why the conservatives should back the president on Afghanistan.