American Thinker: Obama Forbids FBI to Use Religion in Identifying Terror Threats, as ISIS Recruits Openly in U.S. Mosques

AT had a chance to catch up with Steven Emerson, head of The Investigative Project on Terrorism, and hear his assessment of the ISIS threat here on American soil.  Emerson runs the country’s top data center on Islamic terror groups in the United States, working like a man possessed, and accomplishing the work of thousands […]

A President Whose Assurances Have Come Back to Haunt Him – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — When President Obama addresses the nation on Wednesday to explain his plan to defeat Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria, it is a fair bet he will not call them the “JV team.” Nor does he seem likely to describe Iraq as “sovereign, stable and self-reliant” with a “representative government.” And presumably he […]

Krauthammer’s Take: Obama ‘A Man in Denial, On the Verge of Delusion’ | National Review Online

Charles Krauthammer has no consoling words for President Obama in the wake of a second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State. Scolding the president’s refusal to call Islamic State terrorists anything but “extremists,” Krauthammer called the president “a man in denial, on the verge of delusion.” “Here’s a man who comes into office and […]

Obama, Outed: If Only | National Review Online

Just resign already. Go. Be gone. Vamoose. Get out of our lives. More important: Stop endangering all of us with your self-indulgent vacations and self-absorbed dithering, along with unconstitutional domestic power plays while the whole world burns. Barack Obama already is derelict in his duties as commander in chief. He ought to abdicate and just […]

How Obama Caused ISIS | National Review Online

The Syria policy of the Obama administration is the main reason for the growth of the Islamic State (or ISIS)  – and with it, for the current crisis in Iraq, and for a greatly increased danger of terrorism in Europe and America. Administration policy has fanned the rebellion in Syria and kept it going for […]

Hillary Can’t Escape Obama’s Lousy Foreign Policy Record | The Daily Caller

Try as she will, Hillary Clinton won’t be able to escape the taint of Barack Obama’s disastrous foreign policy. Or at least she shouldn’t be allowed to. As the world burns, the likely 2016 presidential contender is slowly but surely attempting to distance herself from the Obama administration’s lousy international record. “The failure to help […]

Vladimir Putin Pivots to Asia | National Review Online

On Wednesday, it finally happened — the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East. In Shanghai, Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese president Xi Jinping signed a spectacular energy deal — $400 billion of Siberian natural gas to be exported to China over 30 years. This is huge. […]

WH Press Briefing: No Questions Asked About Benghazi, IRS Scandals – Daniel Doherty

At the White House daily press briefing today, Press Secretary Jay Carney did not deliver a statement but instead went straight to fielding questions from the media. He spent the bulk of his time addressing the deteriorating situation in Ukraine, the kidnapping of some 200 girls by the terrorist cell Boko Haram in Nigeria, and […]

Exclusive: Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’ – The Daily Beast

The secretary of state said that if Israel doesn’t make peace soon, it could become ‘an apartheid state,’ like the old South Africa. Jewish leaders are fuming over the comparison. If there’s no two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict soon, Israel risks becoming “an apartheid state,” Secretary of State John Kerry told a room of […]

Imam to Obama: ‘End Oppression of Muslims’; Obama to Imam: ‘Pray for Me’ | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – Visiting Malaysia’s National Mosque on Sunday, President Obama was asked by the institution’s imam to end oppression against Muslims worldwide, Malaysia’s national press agency Bernama reported. “Pray for me,” Obama replied, according to Grand Imam Ismail Muhammad, who took him on a 25-minute tour of the mosque, called Masjid Negara in Malay, in […]

State Department launches hashtag strike on Russia | Human Events

Just when you thought the Obama Administration’s foreign policy couldn’t get any more ridiculous, the State Department sallies forth with a bracing challenge for Russia to respect the lame-o Twitter hashtag they touted last month: She hopes the Kremlin will “live by the promise of hashtag?”  Was she drunk when she wrote this?  It’s not […]

Both at Home and Abroad, Obama’s Presidency is Floundering – Donald Lambro

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama is getting a number of critical report cards on his foreign and domestic policies lately. Here at home, Janet Yellen, in her first monetary policy address as the head of the Federal Reserve Board, said the labor markets were still weak, and that it will likely take two years or more […]

Obama Tells Pentagon: Plan for Full Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – NATO defense ministers began two days of talks in Brussels on Wednesday, frustrated by yet another unmet target date for Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security agreement pivotal to any ongoing foreign troop presence in the country beyond year’s end. Signing of the BSA is a prerequisite for the concluding […]

Top Iranian military official warns Kerry against attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities | The Daily Caller

The chief commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned the United States yesterday that if it attacked the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities, it would blow back in America’s face. Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari was responding to a statement by Secretary of State John Kerry made on Thursday to Al Arabiya that if Iran does not […]

Iran calls Obama a liar | Human Events

Here’s one of those impossible logical conundrums, of the sort that Captain Kirk could use to short-circuit a killer robot: who’s lying, Barack Obama or Iran?  Because Iran says the Obama White House is lying about their nuclear weapons agreement.  And their charges are quite plausible, especially to Americans who have grown wearily familiar with […]

Israel issues warning to Iran over nuclear bomb report | Fox News

An Israeli defense official says a new report claiming Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb in less than a month is further justification for why Israel will take military action before that happens. Danny Danon, Israel’s deputy defense minister told USA Today that Iran is speedily moving to develop advanced centrifuges […]

A Small President on the World Stage – WSJ.com

The world misses the old America, the one before the crash—the crashes—of the past dozen years. That is the takeaway from conversations the past week in New York, where world leaders gathered for the annual U.N. General Assembly session. Our friends, and we have many, speak almost poignantly of the dynamism, excellence, exuberance and leadership […]

CIA Employee Who Refused to Sign Non-Disclosure On Benghazi Suspended | Washington Free Beacon

A CIA employee who refused to sign a non-disclosure agreement barring him from discussing the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, has been suspended as a result and forced to hire legal counsel, according to a top House lawmaker. Rep. Frank Wolf (R., Va.) revealed at an event on Monday that his office […]

Ineptitude at the Top | The Weekly Standard

When President Obama abruptly called off the bombing strike on Syria and decided to seek the approval of Congress, he surprised no one more than French president François Hollande. France, the only country set to join the United States in the raid, was left in the lurch. Hollande was humiliated and isolated. Now, if an […]

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