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Book Review: Benghazi: The Definitive Report

When the first reports of the new book “Benghazi:  The Definitive Report” first came out last week, we did not review it because we had not yet had our own opportunity to read it, and our first purchase from Amazon

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Posted in Middle East, Terrorism, US, World

Dr. Benjamin Carson: A Quiet Voice of Reason in a Sea of Political Acrimony

When soft spoken Doctor Benjamin Carson, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University, rose to speak at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington last week, no one expected him to become an overnight sensation in the national discussion

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Facebook Earned $205 Billion, Gets Tax Break, Will Pay No Income Tax (Unlike the Rest of Us)

Wait a minute! Didn’t the President say he would “close loopholes” and make the “well-off and the well-connected” pay their “fair share”? Yet Facebook, which made more than $205 billion in profits last year, will pay no corporate income taxes

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Egyptian Magazine Outs Muslim Brotherhood in Obama Administration

For a long time, you have been reading in these pages about the threat of infiltration of our communities, our schools, and our government by radical Islamists, whose ultimate goals are the destruction of our democratic system of government, replacing

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Posted in Terrorism, US

Failure to Lead: President, Congress Fail to Stop Spending

While Washington was deadlocked over a solution to the fabled fiscal cliff, it became clear that there is a shocking lack of leadership in the nation’s capital. In the final hours before the 112th US Congress ceases to exist, a

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Posted in Economy, World

Who Said the Muslim Brotherhood Would Bring Democracy?

Reviewing several dispatches from the past couple of days, the latest news out of Egypt is that Egyptian “President” Mohammed Morsi “is not backing down in the showdown over decrees granting him near-absolute powers,” that “clashes between the two camps

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Netanyahu, Obama Discuss ‘De-escalating’ Gaza Conflict

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called US President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss options for “de-escalating” the situation in Israel and Gaza, the White House said. Obama “reiterated US support for Israel’s right to defend itself,  and  Netanyahu expressed

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East, Terrorism, US

Caroline Glick: America’s Flawed Middle East Policies

Next to the American people themselves, Israel is no doubt the biggest immediate loser in the U.S. presidential election. President Obama’s foreign policy is predicated on the false notion that the U.S. and Israel themselves are the principal causes of

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Petraeus Resigns: Raises More Questions than Answers

The story hit the airwaves like a bomb and immediately the media was on it, for a change.  Seriously absent from the reports, however, were the implications of the timing. Although he attributed his decision to an extramarital affair, the

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Benghazi: Excuses, Evasions, and Lies

Working through the continuing barrage of excuses, evasions, and lies regarding the events in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, one is baffled by the nature of the rationale behind them. Four American personnel, including our most senior diplomatic official,

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Posted in Flashpoint, Headline, Middle East, US