Why Tim Tebow Keeps Smiling

When Pam Tebow was counseled to abort her baby to save her own life, the doctor referred to him as a “mass of fetal tissue.” “(M)aybe she just called me that to toughen us up for the names I would be called the first time I played at LSU,” Tim Tebow, who became the Heisman […]

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In Praise of NYC’s Muscular Counterterrorism

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online September 13, 2011 U.S. law enforcement agencies have generally responded to 9/11 with a pretend counterterrorism policy. They still insist that naming the enemy as Islamism causes terrorism, that Islamist violence poses no more threat than that of neo-Nazis, racial supremacists, et al., and that counterterrorism primarily involves feel-good […]

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UNRWA, Favored by Israel

by Daniel Pipes July 6, 2011 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency may harm Israeli interests in two major ways (its anti-Zionism behavior and its keeping Palestinians in a perpetual refugee status), close observers have long known that the government of Israel prefers to keep UNRWA funding in place rather than face possible disruption. […]

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IDF Pursues Loose Internet Lips: Seeks to Stop Release of Sensitive Operation Info on Internet

Following the old dictum that “loose lips sink ships,” IDF Information Security officers are seeking to keep soldiers from divulging sensitive operational information on the Internet. The most recent example involved soldiers posted in Israel’s north uploading autobiographical videos documenting their experiences to YouTube. According to IDF officials the videos, which were described as having […]

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Romney: I’ll Visit Israel First if Elected

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is promising to bolster the United States’ ties with Israel if he becomes the Republican presidential nominee. According to a report on Tuesday by the Reuters news agency, Romney intends to promise Jewish Republicans that Israel will be his first foreign stop if he becomes the Republican presidential nominee and […]

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Pearl Harbor 70 Years Later – A Lesson for Today’s Defense

Seventy years ago today, the Japanese shocked the American conscience and propelled the United States into World War II when it attacked Pearl Harbor. With 353 fighters, bombers and torpedo planes, Japan’s strike took the lives of 2,402 Americans and wounded 1,282 others. President Franklin Roosevelt accurately described it as “a date which will live […]

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Egypt’s Sham Election

by Daniel Pipes and Cynthia Farahat National Review Online December 6, 2011 According to Egypt’s elections committee, the Muslim Brotherhood won 37 percent of the vote of the first round of voting in Egypt; and the Salafis, who promote a yet more extreme Islamist program, won 24 percent, giving them together a jaw-dropping 61 percent […]

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Left-Wing Political Groups Protest Congress Under ‘Occupy’ Banner

“Occupy Wall Street” is being absorbed into the existing network of liberal grievance groups, turning what began as an unconventional, generally spontaneous amalgam of demonstrations into simply an apparatus for the professional left’s unending campaign of protests. The group Rebuild the Dream staged protests on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon, flying the figurative ‘Occupy’ flag, and […]

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