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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, […]

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 […]

I Hate To Say I Told You So…..

by @ Monday, December 4th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, Lebanon, War On Terror

It’s pretty obvious that Hezbollah is actively trying to overthrow the elected government of Lebanon: BEIRUT, Dec. 3 — Sunni residents and Shiite protesters clashed in the capital Sunday, leaving one man dead and raising tension across Lebanon on a third day of demonstrations aimed at toppling the government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. The […]

The Malaise Of The West

by @ Thursday, November 30th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, War On Terror

Victor Davis Hanson asks whether Europe and the U.S. have lost the will to fight for their civilization: Our current crisis is not yet a catastrophe, but a real loss of confidence of the spirit. The hard-won effort of the Western Enlightenment of some 2,500 years that, along with Judeo-Christian benevolence, is the foundation of […]

The High Cost Of Stumbling

by @ Tuesday, November 21st, 2006. Filed under Al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Iraq, War On Terror

Victor Davis Hanson has long been one of the leading writers on the War on Terror, in his latest piece for RealClearPolitics, he asks whether the West could stumble in its fight against Islamic Radicalism: The recent November election made it clear that the American public is tired of Iraq, tired of the televised bombings, […]

The Other Shoe Drops In Lebanon

by @ Sunday, November 19th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, War On Terror

When we last left the nation of Lebanon, a cease fire was in place in the month-long war that erupted between Israel and the Hezbollah terrorist army. That cease fire, of course, did nothing to address the fundamental causes of the conflict between Israel and Lebanon’s state-within-a-state and was really nothing more than a pause […]

Hezbollah Meets The Backstreet Boys

by @ Saturday, August 26th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, War On Terror

Apparently, Hezbollah is branching out into the world of boy bands: YAMOUN, West Bank (AP) — They were struggling in a boy band, working the West Bank wedding circuit and dreaming of stardom. Now the five singers who make up the Northern Band have come a little closer to their goal, with help from an […]

Gingrich On The Lebanese Cease Fire

by @ Saturday, August 19th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Newt Gingrich, Syria, War On Terror

Newt Gingrich appeared on Bill O’Reilly Thursday night and called the cease fire deal that ended the Israel-Hezbollah war a defeat for the United States and Israel, and a victory for terrorism: O’REILLY: Continuing now with FOX News analyst Newt Gingrich. Nobody I know thinks that the United Nations force and the Lebanese army is […]

Well Isn’t This Interesting…..

by @ Friday, August 18th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon

USA Today is reporting that, during the early stages of the Israel-Hezbollah war, the United States, Turkey, and Iraq intervened to stop a shipment of missiles from Iran to Hezbollah: WASHINGTON ? The United States blocked an Iranian cargo plane’s flight to Syria last month after intelligence analysts concluded it was carrying sophisticated missiles and […]

Peace In Our Time…..Not So Much

by @ Wednesday, August 16th, 2006. Filed under Hezbollah, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, War On Terror

Its barely a week old and already the United Nations brokered cease fire in Lebanon is being revealed for the fraud that it is: BEIRUT, Aug. 15 — Hezbollah refused to disarm and withdraw its fighters from the battle-scarred hills along the border with Israel on Tuesday, threatening to delay deployment of the Lebanese army […]

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