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Containment For The 21st Century

by @ Sunday, September 27th, 2009. Filed under Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, Middle East, War On Terror

In today’s Washington Post, Andrew J. Bacevich suggests that we reach back to the early days of the Cold War for ideas on how to deal with the war against Islamic terrorism: Containment implies turning to the old Cold War playbook. When confronting the Soviet threat, the United States and its allies erected robust defenses, […]

Why There Will Never Be Peace In The Middle East, Part XLII

by @ Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Israel, Middle East, War On Terror

Hamas is objecting to teaching Palestinian children about the Holocaust: JERUSALEM, Sept. 1 — The prospect of United Nations-run schools in the Gaza Strip teaching children about the Holocaust has sparked fierce resistance this week from leaders of the Palestinian Hamas movement and forced international officials to confront a situation fraught with political risk. U.N. […]

Barack Obama Fires Back At Bush & McCain On “Appeasement”

Ladies and gentlemen, the General Election campaign has officially started: WATERTOWN, S.D. — Barack Obama rebuked Republican rival John McCain and President Bush for “dishonest and divisive” attacks in hinting that the Democratic presidential candidate would appease terrorists, staunchly defending his national security credentials for the general election campaign. Obama responded Friday to Bush’s speech […]

Does This Mean John McCain Is An Appeaser ?

by @ Friday, May 16th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Hamas, John McCain, Politics

James Rubin talks about an interview he did with John McCain two years ago: Two years ago, just after Hamas won the Palestinian parliamentary elections, I interviewed McCain for the British network Sky News’s “World News Tonight” program. Here is the crucial part of our exchange: I asked: “Do you think that American diplomats should […]

Hamas: Jews Planned The Holocaust

by @ Thursday, May 1st, 2008. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Israel, Middle East, War On Terror

Hamas presents it’s theory on the events of 1939-1945: Jewish leaders concocted the mass murder of handicapped Jews in order to keep from having to support them, and this murder is what the Jews term “the Holocaust,” according to a documentary special that aired on April 18 on Hamas’s Al Aqsa television station. Palestinian Media […]

Did Jimmy Carter Break The Law ?

by @ Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Israel, Middle East, War On Terror

There’s a pretty good argument that his recent adventures in the Middle East violated the Logan Act: Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, […]

Hillary Clinton The Mad Bomber ?

ABC News’s Jake Tapper brings to light some rather aggressive comments from Hillary Clinton about Iran: Clinton further displayed tough talk in an interview airing on “Good Morning America” Tuesday. ABC News’ Chris Cuomo asked Clinton what she would do if Iran attacked Israel with nuclear weapons. “I want the Iranians to know that if […]

Condi Rice: We Told Carter Not To Meet With Hamas

by @ Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008. Filed under Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Israel, Middle East, War On Terror

Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is refuting a statement by former President Carter about his trip to the Middle East: KUWAIT CITY, April 22– Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Tuesday refuted a statement by former president Jimmy Carter that no one in the U.S. government told him not to go on a trip to the […]

James Earl Carter: A Modern-Day Neville Chamberlain

by @ Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008. Filed under Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Hamas, Israel, War On Terror

Yesterday, former President Carter emerged from his meetings with the terrorist leaders of Hamas claiming a breakthrough for peace: JERUSALEM, April 21 — The armed Islamist movement Hamas is prepared to accept Israel as a neighbor if the Palestinian people approve the terms for peace, former president Jimmy Carter and the group’s exiled leadership said […]

James Earl Carter: The Ex-President Who Never Met A Terrorist He Didn’t Like

by @ Friday, April 18th, 2008. Filed under Dumbasses, Hamas, War On Terror

For the most part, Jimmy Carter is the first President I have a real memory of while I was growing up. I was in third grade during the 1976 Presidential Election and remember watching his January `77 Inauguration on television in my classroom, a fairly big deal for a third grader back then. By the […]

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