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Remember the good old days, when, in the words of President Obama, al-Qaeda was on the "path to defeat" (2011) and ISIS was a "jayvee...

Yesterday I wrote "here we go again" with President Obama agonizing over another major foreign-policy decision--whether or not to arm Ukraine--even as our enemies push...

Yemen has been cited a couple of times in recent years by the Obama administration as a model for what it wants to accomplish in...

More than 13 years have passed since al-Qaeda terrorists killed almost 3,000 Americans in al-Qaeda’s single-most devastating attack. In the interim, NATO forces collapsed the...

So how's the anti-ISIS campaign the administration launched back in August going? Not so well, as a couple of news articles make clear. The Wall Street...

Over at the American Enterprise Institute website, I argue that the Turkish government has been the biggest hypocrite to send a representative to march against...

There is little ideological or moral difference between al-Qaeda and ISIS. Both are fanatical terrorist organizations with a Sunni jihadist ideology and complete disdain for...

The terrorists who carried out the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris--Saïd and Chérif Kouachi--were of course Muslims, born in Paris to parents of Algerian origin....

Back in September, when President Obama was announcing his strategy for coping with ISIS in Iraq and Syria, he eschewed sending U.S. combat troops. Instead,...

The U.S. has 9/11. Spain has 11-M (the March 11, 2004, bombings of the Madrid commuter trains which killed 191). Britain has 7/7 (a reference...

2014 was annus horribilis for Iraq. In the wake of the raid by Iraqi security forces on a protest camp in Ramadi (a camp which,...

Two weeks ago when the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Democratic majority issued a report on the use of torture by the CIA during the questioning of...