Video: Egypt Kills 100 Protesters; Israel Evacuates Diplomats

Egypt copied Iranian tactics of two years ago and used brutal force against anti-government protesters Saturday, killed up to 108. Meanwhile, Israel was the first country to evacuate diplomats and their families. Philippine is preparing to evacuate 6,500 Filipinos working and studying in Egypt in case the situation grows worse. The Foreign Ministry said it […]

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Yaalon: Hizbullah Operating in Gaza

Hizbullah agents have infiltrated Gaza and are teaching local terrorist groups more advanced tactics, Minister of Strategic Affairs Moshe Yaalon warned Thursday. The Lebanon-based terrorist group even has a special unit that deals with terrorists in Gaza, Judea and Samaria, he said. The Hizbullah presence in Gaza began after Israel’s withdrawal in the 2005 “Disengagement,” […]

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Arab World Protests Extend to Yemen

First Tunisia, then Egypt, and now Yemen: The wave of protests that has hit the Arab world extended to Yemen on Thursday, as tens of thousands of local residents hit the streets in a series of protests nationwide. The Yemenis were demanding that President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled for nearly 32 years, step […]

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Sen. Rand Paul: Medicare Chief Berwick Is Qualified to Run Health Care System — In England or Sweden

(CNSNews.com) – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said that Dr. Donald Berwick, re-nominated this week by President Obama to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is qualified to oversee a nationwide health care system in England or Sweden. “I think Don Berwick would be a great head of health care in maybe England […]

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More Carter Redux in the Middle East

From the outset of the Obama presidency and the emergence of the Obama Doctrine, the similarities between this Administration and that of Jimmy Carter have been striking. Like Obama, Carter trumpeted soft power and international institutions as the means to solve the most perplexing foreign policy problems. The programs of both Presidents hinged on the […]

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Defense Spending: What Would Reagan Do?

In his State of the Union address to Congress, President Obama acknowledged the problems of massive deficit spending and mounting debt and offered a general plan that he said would restore fiscal health. It includes cuts to the defense budget. With two ongoing wars, numerous asymmetrical threats to our security, and the depleted state of […]

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Hands Off My Purse! Why Money Bills Originate in the House

The House of Representatives is not merely a larger Senate. The Constitution divided the legislative branch into two Houses, with different constituencies, term lengths, sizes, and functions for each house. For example, only the Senate offers advice and consent on treaties and appointments of judges and executive officials. And as Erik M. Jensen explains in […]

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