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The Dream Of Muslim Outreach Has Become A Nightmare

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, July 21, 2016

When President Obama entered office, he dreamed that his hope-and-change messaging and his references to his familial Islamic roots would win over the Muslim world. The soon-to-be Nobel Peace Prize laureate would make the U.S. liked in the Middle East. Then, terrorism would decrease.

Analysis and Commentary

Terrorism In The Therapeutic Age

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Thursday, July 21, 2016

When politicians will give solemn and empty speeches laced with even emptier threats.

In the News

False Choices: Destroying ISIS Or Deterring Russia And China

quoting Lieutenant General H. R. McMastervia National Interest
Monday, July 18, 2016

As the wet bulb pushed 109, 12,000 US Army Soldiers continued to train across the sprawling post on the banks of the Chattahoochee River to be our newest Infantrymen, Armor crewmen, paratroopers, Cavalry troopers, snipers, and master gunners among a host of other martial skills.


The Mideast's Next Dilemma

by Niall Fergusonvia Newsweek
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On one issue the Republican contenders and the president they wish to replace are in agreement: the United States should reduce its military presence in the Greater Middle East. The preferred arguments are that America cannot afford to be engaged in combat operations in far-flung countries and that such operations are futile anyway.

Analysis and Commentary

On Terrorism And Immigration, America Is Not A Serious Nation

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, July 15, 2016

When the avowedly socialist president of France, recently pilloried in the media for spending $11,000 a month on his haircuts, can immediately say after the horror in Nice that his nation is under attack from Islamic terrorism, but the U.S. president cannot blame anything other than “violent extremism” for the brutal terrorist attacks on our own soil, one sees how deeply unserious a country America has become. 

In the News

Obama The Divider, Doubling Down On The Failed Iran Deal, And Other Notable Commentary

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

President Obama and other nuclear-deal supporters believe the best way to counter Iran’s recent violations and bad behavior is to reach out even more to Tehran, on the theory that “if only we treated rogue states like normal states, they will act accordingly.”

In the News

Year After Nuclear Deal, 6 Ways Iran Is More Assertive

quoting Abbas Milanivia USA Today
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

One year ago Thursday, Iran and world powers reached a historic nuclear accord. Since then, a potential showdown was averted and Iran’s economy is in recovery, but its hard-liners continue to expand their anti-American agenda.

Analysis and Commentary

Facebook, Hamas, And Why A New Material Support Suit May Have Legs

by Benjamin Wittes, Zoe Bedellvia Lawfare
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The last few months have seen a spree of lawsuits filed against social media companies for allegedly providing material support to terrorists groups, particularly ISIS, by effectively allowing those groups to use their systems.

In the News

Iran Promotes Its New 'Martyrs,' Cementing Role In Syria Fighting

quoting Abbas Milanivia Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

In late May, Iranian state and Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) officials turned out in force at a state funeral in Ardebil Province.


Kori Schake: The World After The Iran Deal

interview with Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Monday, July 11, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake talks about the historic Iran nuclear deal nearly a year after an agreement was made and whether or not the deal has been, and will continue to be, successful, both from a nuclear proliferation standpoint and an economic and domestic standpoint within Iran.