Posts Tagged

Yemen

“This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us, while supporting partners on the front lines, is one that we have successfully pursued in Yemen...

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...

Listening to President Obama's penultimate State of the Union address last night, I was more struck by what was missing rather than by what was...

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,...

To the list of unilateral second-term moves, we can now add President Obama's determination to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in the face of...

This past weekend’s Navy SEAL mission to rescue Luke Somers, an American held by al-Qaeda in Yemen, ended in tragedy when the terrorists holding the photojournalist...

The crisis in Iraq is certainly testing President Obama’s desire to wash the administration’s hands of that country, its politics, and its violence. Conservatives predicted...

Much attention has been focused in recent days, and for understandable reasons, on the emergence of al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists as a serious threat in Libya. Indeed...

One of the important subtexts that are often ignored in the discussion about the nature of the nuclear threat from Iran is the way such...

The Obama administration has staked its Syria policy on winning consensus at the United Nations Security Council, a near impossibility given Russia’s desire to protect...

John Bolton has a superb opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times today reminding us that Lebanon is a nearer prospective loss to liberalism than...

It is amazing that the political revolution now sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa was started by a 26-year-old unemployed Tunisian man who...