If 2001 was the year when international terrorism hit American soil, then 2009 was the year when Americans became the targets of domestic terrorism. In November, Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan, born in Virginia to Palestinian Muslim parents, killed 13 and wounded 30 in his one-man attack on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood in Texas. [...]
The Massachusetts massacre has obviously rattled President Obama more than he cares to admit. Judging by his Ohio speech, the loss of the “Kennedy seat” has spun him around so hard, its thrown him backwards into campaign mode, which seems to be amusing even his faithful servant, Chris Matthews.
The host of MSNBC’s Hardball remarked little about the speech, other [...]
After Barack Obama won the election, several Bush appointees running the war on terror came by our offices to sum up. On each visit, one point recurred: Coming into this world from the outside, they soon realized the scale of responsibility was larger than anything they had imagined. If the Hasan massacre at Fort Hood [...]
The newspaper business is sinking rapidly, and as it goes under, editors and publishers are becoming more dependent on wire services to cheaply fill their pages. Unfortunately what seems like a life preserver is really the ballast that dragged them down in the first place; and they are holding on for dear life to the [...]
In a flip-flop worthy of John Kerry (I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it), Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told airline passengers that the security system was working just fine before conceding that there was a major break down in the system on Christmas Day. But for a bungling terrorist [...]
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood massacre, will face an additional 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder, Army officials said Wednesday. Hasan, a U.S. Army psychiatrist, already has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder for the 13 people who were fatally shot at the Army post on November [...]