When you war with what cannot be named, the war can never be won.
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.
Breathe in deeply. Do you smell that? That’s the scent of vindication. After being hammered by some on the left and the right (but mostly the right) for pointing out how little change has happened with regards to national security policy, Obama has decided to come to my aid.
President Obama has decided not to try [...]
David Forsmark replied to my post about the George W. Obama Administration here, titled “Yes, Ryan, There IS a Difference Between the 2 Parties on National Security.” Just a little clarification: I was comparing the Obama and Bush Administrations, not necessarily both parties, and I didn’t say there was no difference at all, just nothing [...]
Gather ’round. Here’s a little-known tale about ”The Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree” – or why 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Muhammad (KSM) and his Muslim terrorist friends may very well walk away as free men. No, I’m not a lawyer. But during twenty years of police work I spent enough time in criminal trials as an advisory witness [...]