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Donald Trump

Does it matter that Donald Trump apparently doesn't know the difference between the Kurds and the Quds Force? That apparently he has never heard of...
Greatest threat to national security

Gen. Joe Dunford, nominated to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, created some headlines in a Senate confirmation hearing by naming Russia as...
chinese cyber espionage

So, the penetration of the Office of Personnel Management computer systems is even more pervasive than previously reported. CNN reported yesterday: "The personal data of an...
SEAL Team 6

Ours is an age dominated by cynicism. That’s especially true when it comes to the way our popular culture has depicted the wars in Iraq...
Edward Snowden

Would the New York Times have run an op-ed from Iva Toguri (Tokyo Rose) criticizing America’s World War II policies? From Aldrich Ames criticizing America’s...
The results of the Chinese cyber-attack?

Amid a favorable review of foreign affairs analyst Ian Bremmer’s new book, Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World, Wall Street Journal columnist...

The Obama White House’s mental synapses must be short-circuiting right now. If the president were a robot (rather than just being a bit robotic), he...

At the risk of getting your work week off to a bad start, I thought I would share some of the latest articles on the...

White House press secretary Josh Earnest was busy yesterday commenting on the calamitous situation in Iraq—and in the process making it even worse. He told Fox...

At his press briefing today, White House press secretary Josh Earnest was asked by ABC's Jonathan Karl if our war strategy against the Islamic State...

The Iraqi government’s catastrophic defeat at Ramadi has brought into focus the fact that, as our Max Boot noted yesterday, ISIS is winning and the...

Is ISIS on the defensive and about to lose? To listen to U.S. military commanders, you would think the answer is yes. On Friday, as...