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GOP Intelligence Captured by the State Department?

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Lindsey Graham’s reaction to the Benghazi report raises the question of whether GOP intelligence has been captured by the State Department. By “GOP intelligence,” I mean Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. As CNN reports, “Sen. Lindsey Graham: GOP-led Benghazi

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Saudi Arabia and UAE Mark Muslim Brotherhood as the Enemy

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What do the Saudis and Emirates know about the Muslim Brotherhood that we don’t? Things that make you go, “hmmm.” Stratfor reports, “The UAE and Saudi War on the Muslim Brotherhood Could Be Trouble for the U.S.” The UAE Cabinet

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Al-Qaida, ISIS Kiss and Make Up

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Ah, twin brothers reconciling and reuniting again. It warms the cockles of your heart. Or it would if we weren’t really talking about two of the most barbaric, bloodthirsty groups of Islamo-fascists on the planet. Representatives of al-Qaida and ISIS

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Military Reconsidering Putting Ground Troops in Iraq

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We were promised no ground troops. Now that he has sent over 3000 of them, the Pentagon is “reconsidering” ground troops. According to the Washington Times, President Obama’s top military advisers revealed Thursday that the administration is rethinking whether to

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The Nobel Peace Prize Winner Sending Us Back to Iraq

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With the announcement of doubling of troops, it is clear that the White House is sending us back to Iraq. Because we made Iraq unstable and unable to defend itself from terrorists, we are now sending a surge of American

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How the U.S. Armed Al Qaeda Again

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By arming “moderates” who then surrendered to radical Islamists, the U.S. armed Al Qaeda. You know, we’ve got to stop electing Ivory Tower Ivy League idiots to office. Give me someone from the University of Nebraska or Oklahoma—in other words,

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Released Gitmo Inmates Join ISIS

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Remember all those predictions that inmates released from Guantanamo Bay would just go right back to the same Islamist terror groups they came from? This is where conservatives get to say “told ya so” to their liberal acquaintances. Go ahead,

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Chemical Weapons in Iraq? From Whom?

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So now the New York Times is claiming that there were chemical weapons in Iraq all along. Wow. But according to Reason.com’s summary, there are a couple of oddities about these weapons. For one thing, these chemical weapons were kept

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White House Pretends to Loosen Standards for Drone Killing

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Drone killing, as anyone knows who bothers to keep up with it, doesn’t have very strict standards. As the New York Times reported back in June, The group found that more than a decade into the era of armed drones, the

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Are We Fighting ISIS or Helping Terrorists?

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Barack Obama’s strategy in fighting ISIS may end up helping terrorists. I am not referring to the insanity of training and arming militants in Syria on the grounds that they are moderates who will fight ISIS rather than collaborate with them.

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Democrat Senator Denies Obama Can Make War on Syria

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It is not every day that we see a Democrat Senator criticize President Barack Obama for violating the Constitution. Frankly, we don’t see it enough from Republican Senators. So this is refreshing: According to the National Review, Virginia Democratic senator

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Does Iraq War 2014 Make any More Sense than Iraq War 2003?

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When the first earlier Iraq war was being pumped up in the press, we were told that the war would be easily affordable, that it would pay for itself, that our troops would be welcomed as liberators, that we could

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