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It's about time. President Barack Obama's announcement today of new limits on drone strikes and his renewed call to close the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay were badly overdue. The United States has lost much credibility overseas with...
My periodic "Did You Know" columns tend to raise the blood pressure of more conservative readers who are embarrassed/angry/frustrated by the increasingly aggressive counter-cultural policies of the hard left and their allies in Hollywood, on campus, and...
In the two months after 9/11, I called Baltimore County police to check out a black-and-tan backpack left by an office door in Towson, reported an abandoned carry-on bag at BWI to Maryland State Police and refused to watch a bulky valise for a stranger...
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul got a lot of attention Wednesday for mounting an honest-to-God filibuster of President Barack Obama's nominee for CIA director, John Brennan. The nation's political class marveled at his real-life Mr. Smith act, the funny stuff his...
Tags: Strom Thurmond, Wiz Khalifa, Barack Obama, John Brennan, Laws
A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to oust dictator...
Tags: Iraq, Barack Obama, Martin Dempsey, Leon Panetta, John Brennan
An unsigned and undated Justice Department white paper, obtained by NBC News, reports The New York Times, "... is the most detailed analysis yet to come into public view regarding the Obama legal team's views about the lawfulness of killing, without a...
If it is true, as the writer Samuel Johnson once said, that "patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," then the dictionary must be the first. Consider how readily our leaders, in justifying what cannot be justified, parse definitions down to...
President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, John O. Brennan, was about as cagey as they come last week at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Asked right off the bat by the committee chairwoman,...
My initial impression of the murderous attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was probably similar to yours. A horrific incident. A security failure. Another example of radical Islamic overreaction to the most tepid of incidents — in this case,...
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and the other leaders of Congress' intelligence committees this week issued a strong, bi-partisan statement of condemnation for recent leaks of classified information about America's clandestine operations abroad, including...
Tags: Barack Obama, Iraq, White House, Armed Conflicts, Iran
For anyone solicitous of our precious civil liberties, the signing statement that accompanied President Obama's approval of the National Defense Authorization bill last month offers cold comfort. Concerning the most controversial feature of the bill, the...
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Radical cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki was a traitor, a terrorist and a legitimate target for the U.S. militaryRegarding the question posed by your editorial "A legitimate target?" (Oct. 3), my answer is an emphatic "Yes!" In the current global war against terrorism, when an American citizen such as radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was living in Yemen before...
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