Rep. Paul Ryan: America Exceptional at Home and Abroad

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the champion of necessary but unpopular fiscal reform, spoke this month about America’s exceptional political ideas and how they should be reflected in our foreign policy. In so doing he rejected isolationism and reinforced the Founders’ commitment to making America an indispensable nation for the cause of freedom, by maintaining American […]

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Obama Continues US Routine of Keeping Embassy out of Jerusalem; Gives No Explanation

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday continued a long-standing U.S. policy of exercising a waiver to a Congressional law that provides for the embassy to be moved to Jerusalem. The presidential decision came two days after the Israeli holiday celebrating the reunification of the capital in the Six-Day War in 1967. The law requires presidents […]

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Legal Warfare May Stop IHH Flotilla

Threats of a lawsuit against a firm supplying communications equipment to the IHH flotilla may stop the ships from sailing for Hams-controlled Gaza without a shot being fired. The flotilla is scheduled to sail later this month. Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) announced Monday that it has warned the Inmarsat mobile satellite services company that […]

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Obama Inspired Ship to Join IHH Gaza Flotilla

A ship flying US colors and carrying 34 passengers is set to joint this year’s Gaza-bound, IHH-sponsored “Freedom Flotilla 2” in June, the New York Times reported. So-called “peace activists” on the first IHH flotilla in May 2010 ambushed Israeli naval commandos who boarded the ship in accordance with international law, attempted to take them […]

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Report: US Kills Al-Qaeda’s Military Leader

After eliminating Osama bin Laden, the United States scored another major victory in the war on global jihad Friday with the targeting killing of Muhommad Ilyas Kashmiri. Kashmiri, one of al-Qaida’s most active leaders and billed as a possible successor to Bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal […]

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Cupcake Recipe in a Terrorist Magazine: Someone Has Sense of Humor

by Daniel Pipes June 2, 2011 updated Jun 5, 2011 The British intelligence service MI6 hacked Inspire, an online Al-Qaeda English-language magazine produced by al-Awlaki, and … well, let Duncan Gardham, security correspondent for the Daily Telegraph tell it: When followers [of Al-Qaeda] tried to download the 67-page colour magazine, instead of instructions about how […]

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Remembering D-Day

Today marks the 67th anniversary of Allied troops storming Normandy in what was known as D-Day. It was the knockout blow to Axis forces in Europe during World War II and the catalyst to ending the war in the Atlantic Theater. The heroism has been memorialized in countless movies and television documentaries, but nothing could […]

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Big Corn Going on Offense

Ethanol subsidies that are set to expire at the end of this year continue to lose support among the public and in Congress. King Corn, understandably not too happy about this change in public attitude, has launched an extensive lobbying campaign targeting Capitol Hill and beyond. The Corn Farmers Coalition has launched a visible ad […]

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House Warns President on Libya

After two and half months of watching President Barack Obama’s uncertain effort in Libya, the House has had enough. According to US News, “the House voted 268-145 to pass a resolution introduced by House Speaker John Boehner, which demands President Obama to give more detail on U.S. policy goals in Libya.”  The signal from the […]

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