Terrorism

Bin Laden Is Dead, But Our Delusions Live On

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The death of Osama bin Laden has some symbolic value, particularly for the United States. A great power exercises influence not just through its military and economic assets, but through its prestige. Share This

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Foreign Policy Charity Should Start at Home

Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The outbreak of protests and rebellion throughout the Middle East have quickly generated an orthodox narrative: When people suffering under brutal autocrats and dictators have finally risen up to satisfy the innate human longing for freedom and democracy, we should support these aspirations on moral grounds. Share This

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A Middle East Policy in Shambles

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Almost every promise, almost every reset proclamation from Barack Obama about the struggles against, and those within, the radical Muslim world has either been withdrawn or proven bankrupt. Share This

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Should We Intervene in Libya?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There are plenty of good arguments for imposing a no-fly zone in Libya. Without Libyan-government air strikes, the rebels might have a better chance of carving out permanent zones of resistance. Share This

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Grievance Politics Barks, Kings Hearing Move On

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The hearings convened by Representative Pete King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, to examine the recruitment of American Muslims as jihadist terrorists revealed all the pathologies of multicultural grievance politics that for decades now has compromised our response to Islamic jihad. Share This

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Our Schizoid Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Are we stupid abroad by accident or design? In the manner of a doctor, let us review the symptoms of our present foreign policy and then offer a diagnosis: Share This

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Caught in the Middle East Minefield

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services America seems trapped in an exploding Middle East minefield. Revolts are breaking out amid the choke points of world commerce. Shiite populations are now restive in the Gulf monarchies. Share This

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Rumsfeld’s Rebuttal

by Victor Davis Hanson City Journal A review of Known and Unknown: A Memoir by Donald Rumsfeld (Sentinel, 832 pp.) Share This

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Radical Muslims in America: All the Benefits and Still Turning to Jihad

by Raymond Ibrahim Hudson New York Recent remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder on the threat posed by “radicalized” American Muslims are revealing — not just because of what they say regarding the domestic situation, but for their international implications as well. According to Holder: Share This

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