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Analysis and Commentary

Still Blind After All These Years

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Thursday, December 7, 2017

President Trump last week retweeted some videos posted by England’s Britain First party, and the usual suspects fell all over themselves condemning the president in an orgy of mass virtue-signaling. The usual question-begging epithets flew thick and fast: “racist,” “fascist,” “hateful,” “bigotry,” Islamophobic,” “extremist,” “far-right,” all the dull clichés trotted out to mask the chronic appeasement of Islamic jihad on the part of bipartisan internationalists.

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A Plan To Start Disentangling Israel And The Palestinians

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Comprehensive solutions to the conflict are probably out of reach. Incremental improvements aren’t.
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The Distinctive Cruelty Of Killing Worshipers

quoting Samuel Tadrosvia The Atlantic
Friday, November 24, 2017

A mosque attack that killed more than 300 people in Egypt stands out for its ruthlessness, but not for the sinister targeting of the faithful.

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Yes, We Can Halt The Rise Of The International Far Right

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian
Friday, November 17, 2017

The ugly nationalist march in Poland is part of an alarming global trend. It is for all of us – not just politicians – to resist it

Analysis and Commentary

Another Terrorist Attack, Another Whitewash Of Islamic Jihad

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Monday, November 6, 2017

After a Muslim immigrant from Uzbekistan murdered eight people on a bike path in New York, the usual “expert” pundits and commentators began recycling the same clichés they always use to avoid a hard, uncomfortable fact: these killings are perpetrated by Muslims who are faithfully following fourteen centuries of Islamic precept and practice.

Listening In: Cybersecurity In An Insecure Age
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Security By The Book - Listening In: Cybersecurity In An Insecure Age With Benjamin Wittes

interview with Benjamin Wittes, Susan Landauvia Lawfare
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Benjamin Wittes, cochair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law, joined author Susan Landau, author of Listening In: Cybersecurity in an Insecure Age, for a book discussion. 

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The Islamic State And The Limitations Of Cruelty

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The fate of ISIS reminds us that those who pose as superhuman savages often cannot stand up to payback by their outraged victims.

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Review: Lost And Found In Cyberspace

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, October 22, 2017

If there is anyone in the world who still likes Julian Assange, the description of the man by this former admirer should prove curative. Tunku Varadarajan reviews ‘The Secret Life’ by Andrew O’Hagan.

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New Weapons, New Shields

by Herbert Linvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 23, 2017

Emerging trends in the battle to secure our digital frontiers. 

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ISIS In Mindanao: A Threat To The U.S.?

by David S. Maxwellvia The Caravan
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

We should be clear: Mindanao is not Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan.  We cannot approach a province of our longest standing treaty ally the same way we do in Syria or any of the other 18 or so countries to which the ISIS virus as spread.

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