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Manchester

The Manchester bombing, which killed 22 people, appears to have followed a familiar pattern. It’s one that is instantly recognizable from the profiles of other...
Barack Obama

Say this for Barack Obama: He was personally untarnished by scandal and he was consistently dignified and thoughtful. Those are all qualities we may miss...
Yemen

Barack Obama entered office with a mandate to end America’s post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will leave office in three months having presided...
Kurds

There's good news and bad news in the battle against Islamic State both in Syria/Iraq and in Libya. The good news out of Libya is that...
generals

Arguably, Barack Obama's biggest failing is his inability to act more like a wartime commander-in-chief. He seldom if ever tries to rally public opinion toward...
Libya

Warning of potential terrorist attacks throughout that continent, the State Department has issued a travel alert for Europe. Such moves are a sobering indication of...
Obama doctrine

That was a fascinating admission from President Obama. Asked on Sunday by Chris Wallace of Fox News what his biggest mistake was, he said: "Probably...
Libya

The consequences of allowing Islamic State to establish a new stronghold in the Libyan city of Sirte continue to grow worse. Not only is Islamic...
Libya

How did Libya become the mess that it is today -- a country with no central government and with a burgeoning province of the Islamic...
Libya

In 2014, as the threat from ISIS was growing, President Obama dismissed the terror group as the "JV team," an inconsequential threat compared to al-Qaeda....
Turkey

In the chronicles of Arab-Israeli peacemaking, it’s an episode often forgotten or at best one which today merits a footnote, but, almost a quarter century...
Iraq

“When our interests and values are at stake, we have a responsibility to act,” President Barack Obama declared on the eve of intervention over the skies...