The Left’s New Enemy: “Empire”

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 22, 2010 We know what Marx, Lenin, Stalin, and Mao wanted (state control of everything) and how they achieved this goal (brutal totalitarianism); but what do their successors today want and how do they hope to achieve it? It’s a curiously un-examined subject. Ernest Sternberg of the University […]

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California’s Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel

by Cinnamon Stillwell FrontPage Magazine June 15, 2010 [Ed. note: title differs slightly from publisher’s.] In recent months, two University of California campuses, Berkeley and San Diego, have been embroiled in fierce debates following the introduction of anti-Israel divestiture resolutions by their respective student senates. Both were defeated, but not before a number of California’s […]

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Where Does Obama Get the Authority to ‘Inform’ a Private Company That It Must Surrender Its Money?

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief (CNSNews.com) – In his first-ever address from the Oval Office on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said he was going to “inform” the chairman of BP that he must surrender the company’s money to an independent party that will distribute it to people and businesses determined […]

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Iran is Harboring Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden’s hiding place was pinned down for the first time Monday, June 7, by the Kuwaiti Al-Siyassa. as the mountainous town of Savzevar in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorasan, 220 km west of Mashhad. He is said to have lived there under Tehran’s protection for the last five years, along with Ayman […]

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Talk Is Cheap

Posted by Erick Erickson Last night, Barack Obama tried to play Mr. Tough Guy, but talk is cheap. When George Bush stood on the rubble of the World Trade Center and said, “I can hear you! I can hear you! The rest of the world hears you! And the people — and the people who […]

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Kurds Will Send Flotilla Against Turkey

The Free Kurdistan Movement, human rights group, says it is planning the first international flotilla and motor convoy to reach Turkish-occupied Kurdistan. “We want to break the siege and raise international awareness about the prison-like closure of Kurdistan. We hope to pressure the international community to review its sanctions policy and end its support for […]

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Reuters’ Double Exposure

Days after being caught cropping photos for political effect, Reuters releases a photo bank of Hamas propaganda images from Gaza. Following hot on the heels of Reuters exposure cropping images of beaten and bloodied Israeli naval commandos, a look at some more photos taken in Gaza demonstrate that the news organization’s bias isn’t limited to […]

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Who Lost Turkey?

by Daniel Pipes June 10, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Two main explanations are circulating that address this now-burning question: Blame the European Union: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says that if Turkey is, as he delicately puts it, moving eastward,” this resulted “in no small part because it was pushed, and pushed […]

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