Browsing All posts tagged under »Terrorism«

Beirut Explosion Accelerates Lebanon’s Descent Into A Failed State

August 16, 2020 by


By James Phillips ~ As Lebanon continues to struggle in the aftermath of the August 4 Beirut explosion, one thing is clear: The cause of the blast needs to be fully investigated by a credible authority. It is clear that Lebanon’s dysfunctional government, mistrusted by its own people, does not have the capability or credibility […]

16 Years After 9/11, Government Lacks Answers In Combating Terrorism

September 11, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ The United States and allies seem to lack a clear strategy for toppling the terrorist threat 16 years after the worst terrorist attack in American history, experts say. Since the 9/11 attacks, there have been another 97 terrorist plots against the United States, and the bulk of those 15 successful attacks […]

At The UN War Is Peace

September 22, 2016 by


By Herbert London ~ As part of United Nations Week in New York there is a much heralded Day of Peace. This day has been announced at the moment weapons are converted into plowshares. The problem, however, is no one mentioned this to militant Palestinians. These people welcomed the week with four terror attacks: two […]

Turning Inward To War Among Ourselves

September 9, 2016 by


By William R. Hawkins ~ On September 11, 2001, I was working in an office only two blocks from the White House. We did not turn on the television until a friend of mine (now my wife) called to alert me that “something’s happening in New York.” I tuned in just in time to see […]

Blaming Terrorism On Climate Change Isn’t Just Stupid—It’s Dangerous

December 9, 2015 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ President Obama certainly knows how to use a red-hot news hook to highlight his agenda. This week, during the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, he appeared to conflate climate change and terrorism. Coming hot on the heels of the ISIS massacres in the “City of Lights,” that […]

Obama – Iran’s Best Friend?

April 28, 2015 by


By Dr. Robin McFee ~ Thanks in no small measure to our failed foreign policy Iran has emerged as the single most dangerous sponsor of terrorism in the world, with ISIS not far behind, and Al Qaeda never out of the picture running a close tie for 2nd place. Under Obama’s watch the world is […]

“Lone Wolf” Terrorists Are Not “Alone”

December 27, 2014 by


By Edward Cline ~ A “lone wolf” is still as much a predator as it would be in a pack. Its predatory, programmed instincts, behavior and actions are shared with those of a pack. It may be a “lone wolf” because of conflicts between it and the wolf pack. But it is still a wolf. […]

The Virus Of Violence

December 23, 2014 by


By Herbert London ~ A virus of devastating proportions has been let loose on the world stage. This one is far more dangerous than Ebola and much more difficult to contain. It is the use of violence as a political tactic. The anarchists, the professional agitators, the Muslim radicals, the “lone wolves” have reached the […]

Politicians Talk Tough On Terrorism, But Then Do Nothing

September 19, 2014 by


By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Attorney General Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded the alarm on Monday about the escalating danger of a terrorist attack on America by ISIS and other jihadists. Too bad the Obama administration lacks the resolve or sense of urgency to meet this […]

‘If Only The Boston Bomber Had Been A White American…’

April 27, 2013 by


By Daniel Hannan ~ One of the most unpleasant things, in the aftermath of terrorist attack, is the way commentators want the perpetrator to fit a particular profile. The title of this piece tells you pretty much all you need to know: ‘Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American‘. It’s a silly article, whose […]

Media Overkill And Official Obfuscation

April 22, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ The Boston Marathon bombing was, by any measure, a major news story. It occurred on Monday, April 15. In the days that followed, Americans were surely interested in the effort to find and arrest the two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, identified as the perpetrators. With specific regard to television news […]

Don’t Mention The “I…m” Word

April 21, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Boston Marathon bombing is as much a major story here in Australia as it is in the U.S. and here Andrew expands on what is now being said by media outlets here in Australia about the suspects…..TonyfromOz. The weekend morning TV program Sunrise presenter Andrew O’Keefe tweeted the following: And […]

Will Media Report: Suspected Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Appears To Be Obama Fan

April 20, 2013 by


By Matthew Sheffield ~ Several posts on what several news organizations have confirmed as the Twitter profile of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev indicate that that the 19-year-old Chechnyan immigrant was a supporter of Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. If that is indeed the case, it does not mean that Obama has […]

America’s Empty Slogan: ‘See Something, Say Something’

April 19, 2013 by


By Michelle Malkin ~ In brief remarks to the nation Monday on the Boston Marathon bombings, President Obama said that “we all have a part to play in alerting authorities. If you see something suspicious, speak up.” In Washington, D.C., electronic signs urged commuters to be on guard. Law enforcement, big-city mayors and security experts […]

Inside The Obama Echo Chamber

April 17, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Listening to President Obama respond after a terrorist attack takes the lives of innocent Americans is like being trapped in an echo chamber. The words all sound too familiar. This is what he initially said after the Boston Marathon bombings. “We still do not know who did this, or why, and […]

Boston Marathon Bombed

April 16, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ As expected, this is also huge news here in Australia. While the coverage is similar to what is already out there, Andrew here adds an Australian perspective. Of note here is the text at UPDATE 7 where an Australian commentator on a morning TV program on the (Australian) ABC Network added […]

Terrorism Conference in Spain

July 16, 2012 by


A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ From the Washington Free Beacon, July 10, 2012: Counterterrorism forum excludes Israel despite state’s record of suffering terrorist attacks“Despite pleas from Senators on Capitol Hill, the Obama administration excluded Israel from a new counterterrorism forum and neglected to mention its long and deadly struggle with terrorism during remarks presented yesterday […]

The Left’s Seven Tragic Terror Lies

May 12, 2012 by


By Ralph Peters ~ If they did not put our troops, our citizens and our country at risk, the Left’s fantastic lies about terror and terrorists would be hilarious.  The Left’s self-righteous nonsense in this sphere has no grounding in empirical or historical reality, but, then, reality has long been a greater threat to the […]

WMD: Terrorists Join Organized Crime in Trafficking of Nuclear, Biological Materials

October 31, 2011 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. More and more world leaders are becoming concerned over the close connection between terrorists and transnational organized crime (TOC), including their cooperation with one another in the illegal movement of nuclear, chemical, biological weapons and other potentially deadly materials, according to United Nations officials. At UN Headquarters in New York, the […]

Administration’s Terrorist Detention Policy a “Tangled Mess”: U.S. Congressman

July 17, 2011 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee released a statement on Friday regarding the Obama Administration’s plan to bring Somali terrorist, Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame to the United States and prosecute him in the U.S. criminal court system. Warsame is a suspected Somali terrorist with ties […]

Senators See Gun Control as Anti-Terrorism Strategy

June 18, 2011 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. Several top Democrat lawmakers this week revised their gun control argument by claiming tighter gun laws will help prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons in the United States. For example, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) advised lawmakers to include the threat of armed terrorists acquiring more weapons and ammunition in the United States […]

Five Reasons It Was Important to Get Bin Laden

May 5, 2011 by


By James Carafano, PhD #1. Honor matters. In Osama bin Laden’s part of the world, “honor” equals “power.” When the U.S. takes out the chief of the world’s most well-known terror network, that is a deep humiliation to al-Qaeda’s reputation. As with kicking it out of Afghanistan, crushing it in Iraq, and preventing another 9/11 […]

The Death of Osama bin Laden

May 2, 2011 by


from VOA News: News by VOA News 0545 UTC – The United States is warning its citizens around the world to be on the alert for potential anti-American violence in response to the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death. The State Department issued a statement early Monday saying U.S. citizens in sensitive locations “are strongly […]

Bin Laden Dead

May 2, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt The US reports that it has the body of Osama bin Laden, the al Qaeda chief.. UPDATE Fox believes bin Laden was killed by a missile. Barack Obama is said to be considering an urgent address to the nation, closer to midnight. What is significance of this? Bin Laden said it best, […]