C4’s Paralympic Dig at Israel

Is it possible to report on any aspect of life in Gaza without having a dig at Israel? Apparently not. The UK’s Channel 4 Unreported World documents the efforts of the Gazan Paralympic team to qualify for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. [Click on the image below to view the full program.] It is […]

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Giving the Russians More Information on the SM-3 Interceptor? Just Say No.

A Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) is launched from the Aegis-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), during a joint Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy ballistic missile flight test. According to an article in The Washington Times, the Obama Administration is trying to make yet another concession to the Russians over the U.S. missile defense […]

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Chart of the Week: Defense Spending Dwindles Under Obama

The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute host a Republican presidential debate on CNN this Tuesday at 8 p.m. on the subjects of foreign policy and national security. At a time when domestic issues dominate the headlines, Tuesday’s debate offers an opportunity to refocus our attention on matters of constitutional significance. The Founding Fathers spelled […]

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DEBATE PREP: Missile Defense Is Not Expendable

Ballistic missiles pose an increasing risk to the United States and its allies, particularly as more nations strive to acquire nuclear weapons. The once exclusive nuclear weapons club now has nine members, and Iran is knocking on the clubhouse door. Altogether, at least 32 countries have ballistic missile capabilities. Defending the United States, its forward-deployed […]

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Acting ‘Green’ Is Now More Important Than Helping Environment

As environmentalism has become more trendy, the value of appearing green is now more important than helping the environment, argues Todd Myers in a new book called “Eco-Fads.” He spoke at Heritage this week and joined us for Scribecast. Myers cited the Obama administration’s $535 million Solyndra scandal as a high-profile example of how environmentalism […]

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Upgrading Taiwan’s F-16s Is Not Enough

During his confirmation hearing in the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mark Lippert, nominee for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, was asked about the Administration’s decision to provide the Taiwan air force with only upgrades to its 20-year-old F-16 A/Bs rather than selling new F-16 C/Ds, as Taipei has requested. (It […]

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Secret War against Iran: Military Weapons Depot Explodes (VIDEO)

An explosion at an Iranian Revolutionary Guards depot killed at least 17 soldiers. Sabotage is suspected in what may be another attack on the regime, possibly part of a secret war that Israel could be waging. The blast occurred approximately 30 miles west of Tehran. A semi-official Iranian news agency reported that ammunition was being moved at the […]

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