Colonialism

Watching the Middle East Implode

Only when we recognize the fundamental role Islam plays in the region can we begin to craft sensible policies that put U.S. interests first. by Bruce S. Thornton // Defining Ideas  The revolutions against dictators in the Middle East dubbed the Arab Spring have degenerated into a complex, bloody mélange of coups and counter-coups, as have …

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The Orientalism of Barack Obama

by Terry Scambray New Oxford Review Of course the documentary movie, 2016: Obama’s America, was timed by the conservative, Dinesh D’Souza, to discredit the president. Nonetheless, there can’t be much doubt that the president’s vision of America is driven by his attitude toward the perceived sins of European colonialism and his fear that America has now …

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The Palestinian Playbook

by Bruce Thronton Frontpage Magazine The most depressing thing about the Obama administration’s foreign policy debacle unfolding in the Middle East is that for sixty years we’ve repeatedly experienced the same Islamist game plan for defeating us that is being employed today. There is no tactic currently being used by the Muslim Brothers and other …

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The Liberal Super Nova

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Two parties, left and right, are central to good consensual government — one the perennial check on the other, both within the general boundaries of constitutional free-market capitalism. Share This

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Elizabeth Warren and the Frauds of Diversity

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine For anyone familiar with the American university and its gospel of multicultural diversity, the revelation that Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren exploited her 1/32 Cherokee ancestry to pass as a minority is a dog-bites-man story. Share This

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Iran Senses Western Weakness

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine As the clock ticks closer to a nuclear-armed Iran, the Western powers are girding their loins for — more talks. Share This

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Obama’s Christmas Gift to Iran

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine As the last American troops roll south to Kuwait, the end of the war in Iraq invites unsettling comparisons to another war America declared over before losing its nerve and snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Share This

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Despicable Israel Libels on Display in California Universities

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The moral and intellectual corruption of American universities has recently manifested itself in the California State University system, the largest in the country. Share This

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Time for a Foreign Policy Paradigm Shift

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The greatest danger in foreign policy is a reliance on worn out paradigms and unexamined assumptions. This received wisdom acts as a mental filter that ignores new developments and lets through only that information which fits the preordained narrative. Share This

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