Despite the media’s spin, the Taliban is losing the fight in Afghanistan.
“Let’s do things the way the Israelis do.” That’s the latest buzzword in airline security. It’s nice to hear the Israelis being praised for something, but if we don’t understand what the Israelis do, we’re just going to be adding another layer of bureaucracy to an already overloaded system CNN spent an hour interviewing Isaac [...]
“Intelligence,” Daniel Patrick Moynihan once observed, “is not to be confused with intelligence.” To read two recent analyses of U.S. intelligence failures is to be reminded of the truth of that statement, albeit in very different ways.Exhibit A is last week’s unclassified White House memo on the attempted bombing of Flight 253 over the skies [...]
The Al Qaeda plot to murder three hundred innocent Americans thrust the privacy rights vs. national security debate into the public forum once again. This became personal when I was awakened in the middle of the night by the host of Coast-to-Coast AM. My husband had left his radio on and I was wrest from [...]