Yet Another Israeli Spy Scandal?

Many of you will have been drawn to open this article by virtue of the headline. After all, spying affairs with a dash of Israeli involvement makes big news. But what about an Israeli spy scandal that actually involves no Israelis? A former US government scientist has confessed to attempted espionage after he sought to […]

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Presidential Race Puts Social Security Reform Back on National Agenda

Social Security took center stage at last night’s Republican presidential debate, emerging as a key issue among candidates at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Not since President Bush’s ill-fated attempt to reform the social insurance program in 2005 have Republicans talked this much about Social Security. Of course, it’s hard to ignore. Social […]

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Media Call Conservatives ‘Crazy,’ ‘Stupid,’ ‘Racist’ and ‘Evil’

Conservatives are crazy. Sometimes they’re stupid, racist or even evil. On creative occasions they’re all four – at least that’s how they’re portrayed by the American media. This election season, journalists have partnered fully with the left to depict conservatives in the most vile ways they can muster. While it’s nothing new, the sheer volume […]

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Obama’s Pretend Counterterrorism Policy

by Daniel Pipes National Review August 29, 2011 N.B.: National Review title is “Making Believe: our terrorism non-policy”; in addition, this text differs in many small ways from the published version With trumpets and drum rolls, the White House in early August released a policy paper on methods to prevent terrorism, said to have been […]

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The Center for American Progress Gets the Financials Wrong

by Daniel Pipes September 2, 2011 To much attention, the leftist Center for American Progress just issued a report, Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America, written by no less than five co-authors (Wajahat Ali, Eli Clifton, Matthew Duss, Lee Fang, Scott Keyes, and Faiz Shakir). It’s the predictable leftist-Islamist alarmism about […]

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Assessing Qaddafi

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online August 30, 2011 The world’s longest ruling head of state, Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi (the correct transliteration of his name), would have been ruler of Libya for exactly 42 years on Sept. 1. As he leaves the scene, his wretched reign deserves an appraisal. Qaddafi took power at the age of […]

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Majority of Physicians Don’t See Eye to Eye with the AMA on Obamacare

Obamacare changes the health care system in several ways that harm physicians. It also fails to address the pivotal issues facing physicians today—for example, low government reimbursement rates that fail to cover the cost of care, or the need for state-by-state medical malpractice reform. It should have come as a surprise, then, that during the […]

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