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July 25th, 2012 | Posted in CARTOON,Life | Read More »

Another ‘leading-from-behind-triumph’: Syria’s ‘nationalist’ disaster makes way for something worse

Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Qara, near Damascus July 20.  /Shaam News Network/Reuters

Sol W. Sanders   Whatever develops out of the bloody, chaotic mess Syria has become, it is unlikely that the short-term outcome will be good or the long-term prospects much brighter. One has only to recall the dozens of post-World War II coups that preceded the arrival of the Assad/Alawite/Baathist dictatorship in 1970, a dictatorship [...]

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Columnists,COMMENTARY,Daily Brief,Exclusives,Life,Mideast,Sol Sanders,Syria,Top Stories | Read More »

National security, the Muslim Brotherhood and Sec. of State Clinton’s top aide

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Deputy Cheif of Staff Huma Abedin.  /Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images

Special to By Cliff Kincaid Sen. John McCain has become a left-wing media darling for defending Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin against truthful charges that she has family connections to the pro-terrorist Muslim Brotherhood. Andrew McCarthy notes there used to be a time when McCain was alarmed by the advance of the Muslim Brotherhood. [...]

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Exclusives,Life,Mideast,Stateside,Terrorism,Top Stories,U.S. Media,U.S. Politics | Read More »

Congressional probe of Arpaio evidence could dwarf Watergate


Jeffrey T. Kuhner This column was published orginally by and The Washington Times National Weekly. America may be facing a constitutional crisis. Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., has made a startling declaration: President Obama’s birth certificate is fraudulent. If true — and I stress if — then this scandal dwarfs Watergate. In [...]

July 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Columnists,COMMENTARY,Exclusives,Jeffrey Kuhner,Life,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Politics | Read More »

Escape from the USSR and immigration to USA: We did it our way, and legally

Ellis Island.

Lev Navrozov The year was 1969. To an outsider, it would seem that the occupants of that white stone house on the hill, acres of birch trees, a cherry orchard, and surrounded by a high fence are happily enjoying their life. We worked at home. Rarely, my wife, chief editor of the Soviet branch of [...]

July 20th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Columnists,COMMENTARY,Exclusives,Lev Navrozov,Life,Russia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Politics | Read More »

Iran and its neighbors: Caught in a strategic trap of their own making

ran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, seen here in a June appearance.  /AFP

Special to By Dr. Assad Homayoun and Gregory Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense &  Foreign Affairs Iran, no less than the European Union or the United States of America, faces a series of problems which place it at a critical strategic junction. It now faces urgent challenges, the response to which will determine its viability — [...]

July 19th, 2012 | Posted in Daily Brief,Exclusives,Iran,Iraq,Israel,Life,Mideast,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Politics,World Links | Read More »

There’s a word for Beijing’s new island dispute tactics with Tokyo: Hardball

A Japan Coast Guard vessel (bottom) monitors a Chinese fisheries patrol boat (top) near the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea in August 2011.

Special to By Willy Lam, Since territorial disputes erupted between China and Japan in the early 1970s over the Diaoyu islets (called the Senkakus in Japan), Beijing has stuck to late patriarch Deng Xiaoping’s famous dictum: “Leave the question of sovereignty for the next generation; let’s put the emphasis on joint [economic] development.” [...]

July 18th, 2012 | Posted in China,Exclusives,Intel Brief,Japan,Life,NE Asia | Read More »

Soviet health care almost aborted our son

Soviet health care: No medicine and no care.

Lev Navrozov In 1972, my wife, our son, my mother, and I were on our way to the United States from Italy, where we had spent almost six months waiting for our American visas to be processed. All other Russian émigrés who also received their visas chose to go to the United States by plane. [...]

July 17th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Columnists,COMMENTARY,Exclusives,Lev Navrozov,Life,Russia,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Culture,World Links | Read More »

Stealth jihad has taken root in Europe, now coming to America

Muslims pray on the streets of Paris.

Special to By Geert Wilders Geert Wilders spoke at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado on July 1. The following is the complete transcript of his speech. Thank you, dear friends, ladies and gentlemen, for inviting me to the Western Conservative Summit. It is always a pleasure to come to America. I was [...]

July 16th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Daily Brief,Exclusives,Life,Netherlands,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Culture,U.S. Politics,World Links | Read More »

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security


Special to By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a [...]

July 13th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Cuba,Exclusives,Life,Stateside,Top Stories,U.S. Media,U.S. Politics,Venezuela | Read More »

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