The Second Battle for Mogadishu


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Will Al-Qaeda resurrect the network it lost in Afghanistan?

Leftist Politics Destroyed ‘24’


Since 2001, there haven’t been any shows that have excited me more than 24. In fact, I can’t think of the last show that kept me on the edge of my seat like 24 did during its first few seasons. Its ability to attack terrorism in a way that takes no prisoners was not only [...]

The Left’s War on Martin Kramer


By and large, a strong indication that someone is losing an argument is their readiness to resort to ad hominem attacks. So it is with the Left’s campaign to smear the eminent Middle East scholar Martin Kramer as a racist and an advocate of “genocide” against Palestinians.
At incendiary issue are some brief remarks that Kramer [...]

Dennis Kucinich and the Politics of Appeasement


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Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1996. Kucinich does not believe that the U.S. should hold foreign states accountable for the actions of terrorists who operate within their borders. In this view, the 9/11 hijackers and their co-conspirators were an independent band of criminals who should have been prosecuted through legal, not […]

The Lure of Radical Islam


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Why some Western men find the lifestyle of the jihadist so captivating.

Repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell: Smart Politics, But What About Implementation?


With tanking poll numbers, his key policy initiative in shambles, and once impenetrable Democratic seats feeling the strange, terrifying prospect of competition, there seems to be a tragic-yet-inescapable truth about our super-cool, genius president who was once “sort of God”:
Frankly, it kind of sucks to be Barack Obama right about now.
The President isn’t out of [...]

Kicking the Palestinian Habit


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The Middle East “peace process” is on hold – and that’s a good thing.

Charles Krauthammer: The Real Detainee Scandal


WASHINGTON — The real scandal surrounding the failed Christmas Day airline bombing was not the fact that a terrorist got on a plane — that can happen to any administration, as it surely did to the Bush administration — but what happened afterward when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was captured and came under the full control […]

Biden In Iraq To Referee New Outbreak In Same Old Sunni-Shiite War


Here’s a real laugher. President Obama has dispatched his trusty VP. Joe Biden to Iraq to referee a peace settlement between warring Sunni-Shiite Muslims.  Good luck with that, Mr. VP.  I hope he has a good whistle.  The recent barring of five-hundred or so Sunni-Ba’athist affiliated candidates from participation in the coming March election has [...]

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Al Qaeda Burrows into Yemen’s Tribal Population – WSJ.com


SAN’A, Yemen—In nearly a decade of rebuilding its terror network here, al Qaeda has put down deep roots, a move that is now complicating U.S.-backed efforts to battle the group. Unlike other chapters of the global terror network, Yemen’s Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is a largely homegrown movement, with carefully cultivated ties to […]