The Second Battle for Mogadishu

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

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.

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 […]

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 […]

The UndyBomber Pass – by Michelle Malkin

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Why is Hillary’s State Department not held accountable for giving a visa to a globe-trotting, Nigerian-born nomad?

Tunku Varadarajan: End Political Correctness on Terror – The Daily Beast

The Obama administration has announced that citizens of 14 selected countries—as well as travelers whose itineraries have taken them through any of these countries—will be subjected to enhanced scrutiny before they board planes to the United States, including full-body pat-downs. The countries comprise four “state sponsors of terrorism” (Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria) and 10 […]

Obama: No Gitmo transfers to Yemen ‘at this time’ – POLITICO.com

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States will halt all transfers of Guantanamo prisoners to Yemen for now, but insisted he is not wavering in his commitment to shut down the prison for terror suspects. “Given the unsettled situation, I’ve spoken to the attorney general and we’ve agreed that we will not be […]

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 […]