VIDEO: House Foreign Affairs Chairwoman on the Obama Doctrine

Foreign policy takes center stage in Washington this week as eight Republican presidential candidates gather tomorrow evening at DAR Constitution Hall for a debate hosted by The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute. It airs at 8 p.m. Tuesday on CNN. Last week Heritage hosted House Foreign Affairs Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) to discuss President […]

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NY Police Arrest Man who Tried to Build a Bomb

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday that an Al-Qaeda sympathizer who plotted to bomb police and post offices in New York City has been arrested. The Associated Press reported that 27-year-old Jose Pimentel of Manhattan, a U.S. citizen originally from the Dominican Republic, was arrested on Saturday. In a special news conference […]

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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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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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Obama’s Illegal Immigrant Half-Uncle, Onyango Obama, Wants His Drunken Driving Case Tossed

Obama’s illegal immigrant half-uncle, Onyango Obama, argued in court yesterday that his arrest on a drunken driving charge this summer violated his constitutional rights. Uncle “Omar,” a liquor store clerk who entered the United States illegally from Kenya, and who has evaded a deportation order for nearly two decades, wants the evidence suppressed and the […]

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The Founders on Defense Spending

In the midst of the current budget battle, there are a lot of folks—right and left—who assume that defense spending is a luxury that America just can’t afford at the moment. This a view far removed from James Madison’s conviction that “security against foreign danger is…an avowed and essential object of the American Union.” America’s […]

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Obama Given Crocodile-Attack Insurance as Safety Precaution Upon Arrival in Northern Australia

(CNSNews.com)– Addressing Australian troops on Thursday, President Obama told them he had on his arrival in the rugged Northern Territory received “the most unique gift I’ve ever received as president” — insurance against crocodile attack. “My wife, Michelle, will be relieved,” he told the military personnel gathered in a hangar at a Royal Australian Air […]

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