Showing posts with label Al Qaeda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Al Qaeda. Show all posts

Rand Paul: The Conservative Realist?

by Matt Welch.   On October 23, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gave a major foreign policy address at the Center for the National Interest in which he declared himself a "conservative realist," aligning himself with the tradition of Ronald Reagan and Caspar Weinberger. (See "The Case for Conservative Realism.") As he did in a similar February 2013   ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Who Wants War?

Barack Obama's dangerous illusion.     Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war. In all my 84 years, I cannot recall a time when most Americans wanted war. That is something we should be proud of. ... MORE

VICE NEWS: Study Says That Citizens Opposed To Growth Of Government Are A Greater Threat Than Al-Qaeda

by Maxwell Barna.   Politicians see the people as their prime enemy. An al Qaeda splinter group has declared an Islamic State in portions of Iraq and Syria and threatened to "raise the flag of Allah in the White House." US intelligence agencies suspect that the Islamic State is determined to launch a major attack against Western targets, and South     ... MORE

Steve Chapman: The FBI Prospers By Feeding Fear

Careful, he might be behind the tree.     James Comey became FBI director last year, at a time when Osama bin Laden was dead, terrorism at home was on the decline and the United States was shrinking its inflammatory presence in the Muslim world. So naturally, he says the danger is way worse than you think. Referring to al-Qaida groups  ... MORE

Carl Svanberg: U.S. Should Not Intervene In Syria

It makes no difference to victims what weapon is used.    On August 21, Syria crossed the line by allegedly using chemical weapons against its own people. Obama has, therefore, decided that it’s time for the US to punish Syria. Assuming he gets Congress on his side, the US will once more be dragged into another senseless war in the Middle    ... MORE

Benghazi A Barometer Of Obama's Incompetence

by Robert Maginnis.    The Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi, Libya terrorist attack left four Americans dead including our ambassador, destroyed our consulate, compromised sensitive information, and made America look weak.  This story lingers because it is a barometer on President Barack Obama’s competence. The Benghazi attack exposed Obama’s foreign policy  ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Libya And Lies

No profile in courage here. It was a little much when President Barack Obama said that he was "offended" by the suggestion that his administration would try to deceive the public about what happened in Benghazi. What has this man not deceived the public about? Remember his pledge to cut the deficit in half in his first term in office? This was followed by the  ... MORE