Professor Yoo hammered the Obama administration’s foreign policy. President Obama has, he said, in attempting to dismantle the legal framework of the Bush administration’s anti-terror program, made Americans less safe.
The March 22 lunch meeting in Washington, D.C. of the National Press Club’s Young Members Committee featured Helen Thomas.
It is hard to decide what is most outrageous: that the Young Members Committee invited Helen Thomas in the first place, that the National Press Club did not veto the appearance, or that the event did not generate the alarm and protest that it should have.
Groucho Marx once quipped, “I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” For hardcore Jewish leftists that statement is more fact than funny, especially when it comes to the Jewishness of Israel. Leftists are at their most amusing when they are accusing other leftists of not being left-wing enough, especially [...]
The news reports that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the al-Qaeda terrorist mastermind behind the September 11th attacks, will be prosecuted by a U.S. military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay, come at a time like no other in Arab history. The dissent and rebellion in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, and most recently in Syria has caused most of the mainstream media to speculate about a future Middle East where moderates have a greater influence.