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The Evidence: Clinton’s Web of Benghazi Lies + More – Daily Digest

October 23, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third […]

What Does Obama Aim to Accomplish in Afghanistan? + More – Daily Digest

October 16, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “[T]he powers of the general government will be, and indeed must be, principally employed upon external objects, such as war, peace, negotiations with foreign powers, and foreign commerce.” —Joseph Story, 1833 FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS What Does Obama Aim to Accomplish in Afghanistan? By Nate Jackson On Thursday, Barack Obama announced […]

Al-Qaeda Threat Grows In Yemen

January 24, 2015 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Last September, President Obama told us that his strategy for taking down the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria would be similar to the one his administration had “successfully pursued in Yemen and Somalia for years.” Those are words the prez probably would like to have back, especially with regards […]

The Next Great War

July 28, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ In the July 24 edition of The Wall Street Journal there was a commentary, “Wanted: Converts to Judaism” by the chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Arnold M. Eisen. I thought to myself that this was an extraordinary time to be suggesting conversion to a faith that is literally under attack […]

Hey, Mr. Taliban

June 18, 2014 by


By Daniel Greenfield ~ After presiding for six years over a war in which over 1,600 Americans were killed fighting the Taliban, Obama did not mention the enemy during his West Point Commencement Address. That wasn’t unusual. Obama has a curious habit of avoiding the “T-word” in his official speeches. Even when delivering his Rose […]

Syrian Islamists Spread Terror Network Into Iraq

June 14, 2014 by


By Peter Brookes ~ Earlier this week on these very pages I warned about the rise of violent Islamist extremism, not exclusively but especially in Syria. Unfortunately, in just a few short days, the situation has gotten worse. I’m thinking about Iraq. On Tuesday, Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul, was overrun by an al-Qaeda “offshoot,” the […]

Toronto’s Jihad Mural – Video

November 6, 2013 by


by act4america TORONTO – The city is investigating a controversial publicly funded mural which critics say promotes a holy war against non-Muslims. The city-funded piece of art on the wall of a building housing the Al-Tawakal mosque, in the city’s east end, incorporates a verse from the Qur’an, which is written in Arabic and scrawled […]

Bedlam In Baghdad: Q and A On Iraq With James Phillips

May 26, 2013 by


By James Carafano Ph.D.~ I sat down with James Phillips, Heritage’s Senior Research Fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs, to get his take on the violence in Iraq. Why the sudden spike in violence in Iraq? Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) has made a strong comeback due to the spillover effect of rising sectarian tensions in Syria […]

Bin Laden’s Death Is A Dangerous Anniversary

May 1, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Thursday, May 2, is a day to be especially watchful. Jihadists are particularly fond of celebrating anniversaries and on that day in 2011 Seal Team Six found and killed Osama bin Laden. September 11. 2001 is now an indelible part of U.S. history and on September 11, 2012, jihadists attacked and […]

The U.S. Tells The World ‘You’re On Your Own’

January 23, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ It has taken four years of Obama’s first term, but Europe in particular and every other nation in general understands it is being told “You’re on your own.” The once great superpower that other nations looked to for defense and support is increasingly an island surrounded by two great oceans. In […]

Turning Attention to the Fiscal Cliff

November 10, 2012 by


The Patriot Post ~ “Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” –Thomas Jefferson The dust had barely settled from Tuesday’s election before attention turned, as it should, to […]

Al-Qaeda Terrorists Seize Control of City in Yemen

January 17, 2012 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP.~ Dozens of al-Qaeda militants Sunday morning seized a city in Yemen’s southern province of al-Bayda. The al-Qaeda members — backed by armored vehicles — stormed the al-Bayda province overnight, taking control over the Radda city from all surrounding entrances and directions. A small security barrack in the city was unable to […]