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March 6, 2012 | National Review Online

Syrian Ironies

As Assad’s murderous toll rises, so do pressures on a reluctant West...
March 1, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

A Good Deal, Perhaps

Since we clearly aren’t interested in turning the screws on the North Korean government, a deal that reduces the suffering of the North Korean people and gains some information on — and even possible control over — their nuclear programs is worth having...
February 29, 2012 | Creators Syndicate

'Super Tuesday'

Many people are looking to the many primary elections on March 6th — "Super Tuesday" — to clarify where this year's Republican nomination campaign is headed. It may clarify far more than that...
February 29, 2012 | National Review Online

Taking Out Dictators

Our interventions follow certain patterns. Do Syria and Iran fit them?...
February 27, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Being wrong differently this time

One thing our intelligence agencies should be absolutely clear about is that we don't know why Iran is making the choices they are. Motivations are the most difficult part of intelligence analysis to get right...
February 27, 2012 | FrontPage Magazine

Qur’an Burning and Destructive Double Standards

The riots and violence in Afghanistan over some accidentally burned Qur’ans are following a script that by now is all too drearily familiar...
February 23, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

The Rescue

An irresistible force has clashed with an immovable object, and the stalemate will have to be broken by outsiders...
February 23, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

“Rattle The Turbans” – Defeating Iran in Syria

With American re-involvement, considerable potential exists for shaping an informal Saudi-Arab League-Turkish-UN coalition that can stop the slaughter in Syria, oust Assad, and hasten the end of the Ayatollah rule over Iran...
February 24, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

America's Alibis for Not Helping Syria

We can lend a hand to its tyrannized people or risk turning the country into a devil's playground of religious extremism...
February 22, 2012 | FrontPage Magazine

Iranian Threat Heats Up

We all know that military action is the only way to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of a state led by religious fanatics with a world-historical mission to wave the banner of Islam over the whole world. Yet the only credible threat of force resides with Israel...