Tagged: Terrorism

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...

Give the man credit. He’s earned it.

Yesterday (Thu., Sep 11, 2008) marked the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in which three important U.S. buildings were destroyed or heavily damaged and nearly 3,000 innocent people lost their lives. It’s actually to our credit as a nation that we were able to mark yesterday with as little note as we did. The fact is, the memory of the attacks of 9/11 has faded dramatically in the past seven...

W: “You don’t approve of me? I’m outta here.”

Click here to listen to the broadcast of You Tell Me on Newstalk 600 KTBB, Friday, May 23, 2008. I got an e-mail the other day from my friend Mike Tomlinson containing an imaginary resignation letter from a fed up President Bush. I like the premise but the letter needed a rewrite and I have given it one. Here it is. My fellow Americans, All available data shows that between seven and eight out of...

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson: part 5

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson: part 5

Military history was once an important academic discipline. Today, few academics pursue it. Victor Davis Hanson discusses his role as a military historian and the role military history has in policy discourse. Watch the video on National Review Online’s website here.

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson: Part 2

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson: Part 2

Victor Davis Hanson, a Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and a military historian, continues his discussion of Islamic extremism and the Iraq war in a video interview series on National Review Online’s website. Watch part two here. Here is part one.

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson

Five part series from Victor Davis Hanson

Of all the things I hear and read regarding the United States’ efforts against Islamic terrorism, none is better, in my opinion, than the material produced by Hoover Institution Fellow and military historian Victor Davis Hanson. He believes, as do I, that we are involved in a world war against Islamic extremism. The first of a five-part video series covering this subject is posted at National Review Online. You can watch it here.

If you see something, say something. Then call your lawyer.

Debra Burlingame knows all too well what can happen when men of Middle Eastern extraction who don’t “act right” get on an airplane. Her brother, Charles Burlingame, was the captain of American Airlnes flight 77 that was used as a cruise missle against the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. She writes in this article about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and their apparent unwillingness to support legislation that would give...