Taliban

NATO Report Indicates Taliban Plotting Power Grab

In a secret NATO report recently leaked to the British media, Taliban insurgents told their interrogators that they are increasingly confident that the Taliban will retake power once NATO forces depart Afghanistan, and that Pakistan is positioning itself for such an outcome. NATO officials have sought to downplay the report’s contents, emphasizing that it represents […]

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Federal Spending on Health Care Doubles in the Next Decade

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Budget and Economic Outlook for years 2012 to 2022 yesterday, and as Heritage’s Patrick Knudsen shows, the numbers add up to a dismal fiscal future. As the government continues its fiscal irresponsibility, 2012 will be the fourth straight year of trillion-dollar deficits. This trend is on track to […]

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Falklands

Obama Administration Knifes Britain in the Back over Falklands

In yet another display of disdain for the Anglo-American Special Relationship, the Obama administration has weighed in on the mounting tensions between Great Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands. Just two days after Prime Minister David Cameron issued a robust statement in the House of Commons vowing to defend the sovereignty of the Falklands, […]

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Iran Poised to Target U.S. Homeland

Latest Intelligence Assessment: Iran Poised to Target U.S. Homeland

Appearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on January 31, Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James R. Clapper warned that the “2011 plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. shows that some Iranian officials—probably including Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei—have changed their calculus and are now more willing to conduct an attack in […]

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Conscience

Obama Administration Picks Fight with Conscience; Congress Can Fight Back

A remarkable page in the history of American conscientious objection is being written by citizens throughout the United States who are standing up and saying, “We cannot—we will not—comply with this unjust law.” These are not unemployed, bedraggled 20-somethings looking for a free pass on student loans and camping trips in downtown parks, nor are […]

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Moshe Feiglin

Americans Watchful as Netanyahu Fends Off Primary Challenge

Americans are watching closely as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu heads off a challenge for Likud party leadership from perennial nationalist candidate Moshe Feiglin. Most major networks and news wires in the U.S. have carried the news of this week’s Likud party primary, set for Tuesday, January 31. As lukewarm a fan of Israel’s prime minister […]

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Liberal Billionaire Financier George Soros Admits: Obama, Romney ‘Not Much Difference’ (VIDEO)

Billionaire financier George Soros thinks that, if Mitt Romney wins the presidency, there will be “little difference” between him and Barack Obama in the White House. Soros offered the reassuring news to liberals across Europe during an interview this week in Davos, Switzerland. As policymakers from Hong Kong to Canada pressed Greece and its creditors […]

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