Tagged: Terrorism

Seeing more clearly.

The clarity that comes from watching the horror that is taking place in real time in Israel should inform our thinking as to what is taking place concurrently in real time on our southern border.

Reasonable skepticism.

You won’t convince a majority of Americans to support importing thousands of Syrian refugees so long as Obama’s response to the growing threat of ISIS remains so flaccid.

Speeches neither win nor end wars.

Peddling a fantasy that the tide of war is receding can win an election. But unless the tide really does recede, the battle will eventually have to be joined.

Benghazi: Can we get the truth, now?

Tomorrow, (05/08) Gregory Hicks, the former number two man at the American embassy in Libya, is scheduled to testify before Congress. The topic: the attacks of September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya.

The inconvenience of truth.

At the Democratic National Convention, much was made of the president’s successes in the Middle East. Exactly one week later, the real world intervened.

The debt: It’s time for leadership.

Ten years ago, in 2001, the existential threat facing the United States was radical Islamic terrorism. Say what you will about President George W. Bush, no one can credibly argue that he failed to address the threat. In fact, the bulk of the criticism leveled at President Bush stemmed directly from the actions that he took to address terrorism. Today, a decade later, terrorism remains a threat but it’s no longer the biggest threat. Economic...