‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides – McClatchyDC

WASHINGTON – As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as “Top Secret.” The […]

Exclusive: Quds Force commander Soleimani visited Moscow, met Russian leaders in defiance of sanctions – Fox News

The shadowy Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani recently visited Moscow to meet with senior Russian leaders, according to two Western intelligence sources, despite a travel ban and U.N. Security Council resolutions barring him from leaving Iran. On July 24, one week before Secretary of State John Kerry testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee […]

The Hillary Email Scandal Just Saw Its ‘Most Significant Legal Development To Date’ – The Daily Caller

A federal judge has ordered Hillary Clinton and two of her top aides at the State Department, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, to attest, under penalty of perjury, that they have turned over all official government records in their possession. U.S. District Court judge Emmett Sullivan issued the bombshell ruling late Friday, hours after the […]

Islamic State threat: Isis plotting to use drones to bomb crowds at major British events – Express

ISLAMIC STATE (Isis) are plotting to use toy drones to bomb major events like football matches and music festivals in Britain, it emerged today. Terrorists want to use the unmanned machines – available for as little as £100 on the high street – to drop explosives on large crowds at popular sporting and cultural gatherings.Defence […]

Angry protesters in Chattanooga: When’s the government going to do something? – The Washington Post

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Paula Proxmire was surrounded by screaming street preachers, angry protesters and unsettled mourners who had just arrived from Sunday church. Her son, Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, 26, had died Saturday from wounds suffered in a shooting rampage here. The attacker was an aimless, depressed 24-year-old Muslim man whose online postings […]

‘Never threaten an Iranian’: nuclear talks get feisty – The Daily Star

  VIENNA: A top-level meeting at the Iran nuclear talks this week was a stormy affair, Iranian media reported Wednesday, with the country’s foreign minister warning: “Never threaten an Iranian.” The altercation happened Monday evening as foreign ministers fromIran and six major powers including US Secretary of State John Kerrymet in Vienna seeking to nail […]

Hillary’s Claim That She Gave State Department All Of Her Emails Falls Apart – The Daily Caller

The State Department has revealed that it did not receive emails sent between former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and a longtime ally, obliterating the Democrat’s public claim that she gave the agency all of her work-related records. The State Department notified the House Select Committee on Benghazi of the discrepancy on Thursday, the Associated […]

France summons US ambassador amid NSA spying revelations – Fox News

PARIS –  France summoned the U.S. ambassador to the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday following revelations by WikiLeaks that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the past three French presidents. In the wake of what French President Francois Hollande described as an “unacceptable” security breach, Jane Hartley was summoned to the French Foreign Ministry, according […]

SIRHAN SIRHAN: THE FIRST LONE WOLF – American Spectator

He was America’s original lone wolf. It is 1989. Twenty-one years after the assassination of New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy on the night in 1968 that he won the California Democratic primary, sending him into a real battle for the party’s presidential nomination. Sitting across from the famous British television interviewer David Frost, Bobby […]

The TSA’s 95 Percent Failure Rate: Security Theater as Farce – National Review

When he lamented the crimes of socialism in arms, George Orwell received the usual rejoinder, that one has to break a few eggs to make an omelet. Orwell, who was unique among the literary men of his generation, had the insight to ask the necessary question: “Where’s the omelet?” We might ask the same thing […]

Krauthammer RIPS Rand: His ‘Ignorance Really Astonishes Me’ For Blaming GOP Hawks For ISIS [AUDIO] – The Daily Caller

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer tore apart Sen. Rand Paul Friday for saying earlier in week the “hawks” in the Republican Party were to blame for the rise of ISIS. Appearing on “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” Krauthammer told the host Paul’s “ignorance really astonishes me” before laying out his dissent point-by-point. The commentator ripped Paul’s statements […]

Carter: Ramadi Fell Because ‘Iraqi Forces Showed No Will to Fight’ – Town Hall

In its biggest military accomplishment this year, the Islamic State last week took Ramadi, a key Iraqi city the U.S. fought to secure roughly a decade ago. Now that the dust has settled, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter was frank in his assessment of what went wrong. “What apparently happened is the Iraqi forces just […]

A Hillary Clinton Match-Up With Marco Rubio Is a Scary Thought for Democrats – New York Times

By JEREMY W. PETERS MAY 22, 2015 WASHINGTON — They use words like “historic” and “charismatic,” phrases like “great potential” and “million-dollar smile.” They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story. When they look at the cold, hard political math, they get uneasy. An incipient sense of anxiety is tugging at some […]

On Day Of Benghazi Attack, Hillary Sent Email Requesting Copy Of Libya Documentary She Starred In – The Daily Caller

Early in the morning on the day the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had a movie on her mind. But she wasn’t thinking about “The Innocence of Muslims,” the short YouTube film that the Obama administration erroneously blamed for the Benghazi attack. Instead, Clinton sought a copy of […]

Iran Isn’t Iraq, and This Isn’t 2003

Instead of rehashing the Iraq War, let’s face today’s much more serious threat from Iran. You have to give the media credit for trying. Last week saw a manufactured debate about a manufactured subject — whether our country should have invaded Iraq in 2003 based on what we know in 2015 about the course of […]

Iraq’s Anbar in ‘total collapse’, on brink of falling to Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State militants claimed full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer. In a statement, the group said it had seized tanks and killed “dozens of apostates”, its description for members of the Iraqi security forces. Ramadi is […]

Marco Rubio Schools Jeb Bush on Foreign Policy – The Daily Beast

Marco Rubio proved he can hang with the big hawks in his first foreign policy speech since he declared his run for president. The student has now become the teacher. Sen. Marco Rubio, once viewed as a protege of presidential competitor Jeb Bush, schooled the former Florida governor Wednesday evening in the first national security […]

McCaul: DHS Spending ‘More Money’ on Climate Change Than Combating Violent Extremists – CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – Rep.  Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, says the current “threat environment” is as high as he’s ever seen it, and although the U.S. has “done a very good job” in preventing terror attacks in the U.S., he doesn’t think the Obama administration “has done enough” to counter “homegrown […]

Benghazi Committee: The White House Is Still Stonewalling Us – The Daily Caller

The Select Committee on Benghazi released its interim report Friday, and while it documented the progress of the investigation into the terror attack, there apparently remains one problem — the White House’s refusal to fully cooperate with the committee. According to Republican South Carolina representative and committee chairman Trey Gowdy, the Obama administration is dragging […]

ISIS appears to threaten blogger Pamela Geller in message boasting of ‘71 trained soldiers in 15 different states’ – NY Daily News

ISIS appeared to declare war on right-wing blogger Pamela Geller Tuesday in an ominous online message claiming it has fighters across America ready to attack “any target we desire.” The threat, posted on JustPasteIt, singles out Geller, who helped plan a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas over the weekend, which was attacked by […]

The Obama Deceit Doctrine – American Thinker

Americans (at least those paying any attention) know that Barack Obama routinely lies to fulfill the one promise he has not broken: to “fundamentally transform America.”  But what he has done to empower Iran and pave its way to develop nuclear weapons trumps even that boastful claim: Obama wants to, and probably will, fundamentally transform […]

George W. Bush Bashes Obama on Middle East – Bloombergview

In a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors on Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date against his successor on foreign policy, saying that President Barack Obama is being naïve about Iran and the pending nuclear deal and losing the war against the Islamic State. One attendee at the […]

Russian White House email hack far more serious than government let on| AmericanThinker

When Russian hackers broke into White House unclassified email accounts few months ago, we were told it was not very serious and that the rest of the network was secure. Now, authorities are not so certain. It appears that the hackers were able to read many of President Obama’s unclassified communications with White House staff and […]

World War O – Michael Crowley – POLITICO

President Barack Obama’s expression of remorse on Thursday for the death of two hostages in a U.S. drone strike underscored one of the great frustrations of his presidency: His dream of extricating the U.S. from messy foreign conflicts remains just that. Obama pledged in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now […]

Federal appeals court to take up Obama’s immigration action – AP News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As demonstrators gathered Friday outside a New Orleans federal courthouse, appellate judges were preparing to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama’s executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit […]

ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm – Judicial Watch

ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known […]

Obama’s Nuclear Framework Agreement is a Hoax – American Thinker

It is a sad moment in American history when the supreme leader of the Islamic dictatorship of Iran is much more believable than President Obama. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was correct when he said on April 9, that the White House is lying about what the Americans call a framework agreement regarding the Iranian nuclear program. […]

The Rubio record: From tea party hero to immigration reformer and beyond

In the winter of 2010, conservative firebrand Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., turned an upstart U.S. Senate candidate from Florida into the face of the tea party effort to bring more hardline conservatives into the Republican Party and Congress. “I’d rather have 30 Marco Rubios in the Senate than 60 Arlen Specters,” DeMint declared at the […]

Hillary Clinton announces her presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton announcing her second bid for the presidency Sunday in an online video. After years of often-breathless speculation about her future, Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in politics: She’s running for president. The former first lady and secretary of state officially entered the 2016 presidential race with a video announcement […]

Federal Court Slaps Down Request To Let Obama’s Amnesty Move Forward | The Daily Caller

A federal judge denied Tuesday night the Obama administration’s request to allow President Obama’s executive actions on amnesty to move forward. The Southern District Court of Texas is hearing a lawsuit from 26 states against the Department of Homeland Security over the executive actions President Obama announced in November he would be taking to extend […]

Hillary’s Baggage – American Thinker

Hillary Clinton’s latest misadventures are not just so typically Clintonian, but more to the point, they reveal a fatal flaw in the woman’s makeup — she has absolutely no judgment! Now you can write off the three current scandals (her private email account use while serving as secretary of state; the foreign donations to the Clinton […]

How screwed up is Obama’s foreign policy? – American Thinker

David Rothkopf, editor of Foreign Policy, has written an incisive article on America’s foreign policy under Obama. It’s a “big picture” analyses of what’s happening in the Middle East and beyond, with brutally frank observations about how Obama’s policies have only made a bad situation worse. I encourage you to read all of it, but […]

Army charges Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior | TheHill

The Army on Wednesday charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion, reigniting the debate over whether President Obama paid too high a price to secure his release from the Taliban. Bergdahl, 28, who went missing from his base in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, could face life imprisonment for the separate charge of misbehavior before the […]

Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Immigration Ruling – WSJ

A federal appellate court Tuesday agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration actions. Granting the Obama administration’s request for an expedited appeal, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on April 17 to consider the administration’s challenge […]

War with Iran is probably our best option – The Washington Post

Joshua Muravchik is a fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. The logical flaw in the indictment of a looming “very bad” nuclear deal with Iran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered before Congress this month was his claim that we could secure a “good deal” […]

American Thinker: Iran wants sanctions lifted now. Will the US cave?

The biggest sticking point in the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program is apparently a disagreement over when sanctions against Tehran should be lifted. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Iran is demanding that sanctions be lifted at the conclusion of the framework agreement, which is the first step toward a comprehensive accord […]

Hillary’s Email Defense Is Laughable – Dan Metcalfe – POLITICO Magazine

I thought when I retired from the Justice Department in 2007, I was done with records-related scandals. By that point, I had spent more than a quarter-century as founding director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy, effectively serving as the federal government’s chief information-disclosure “guru.” In that position, I had weathered many […]

ISIS Vows To ‘Blow Up The White House, Big Ben And The Eiffel Tower’ – CBS DC

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – En route to conquering the European cities of Paris and Rome, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria says they plan to “blow up” the White House, Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower. ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani detailed the terror group’s plans to conquer Portugal, Spain, Paris and Rome in […]

The Clintons’ Tricky Way With Words – Jack Shafer – POLITICO Magazine

The press scrutinizes every utterance from the House of Clinton, parsing the couple’s words for new or hidden meanings—and for good reason. The two have a devious way with words. Bill Clinton, whose verbal cunning dwarfs that of almost anyone on the public stage, cemented his trickster reputation in 1998 when he claimed he did […]

Go to Hell – POLITICO Magazine

Hillary Clinton was likable enough, answering questions calmly though with a weary smile. She even offered a feint toward humility, allowing that, “looking back,” perhaps there was a “smarter” way for her to have handled her correspondence as secretary of state besides bypassing official government email entirely. Beneath the politesse, however, was an unmistakable message […]

CBS News: Hillary Clinton To Address Email Scandal « CBS DC

NEW YORK (CBSDC/AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will address her email practices at the State Department following a week of scrutiny and few signs that it will go away. CBS News’ Nancy Cordes reports that Clinton will address the controversy Tuesday following her speech at the United Nations. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate ignored the […]

DNI: ‘Confirmed’ That 116 Former Gitmo Detainees Returned to Terror or Insurgencies; If More Are Released More Will | CNS News

(CNSNews.com) – The Director of National Intelligence released a report this week indicating that the United States has “confirmed” that 116 detainees “transferred” out of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, subsequently reengaged in terrorist or insurgent activities. The report also warned: “Based on trends identified during the past eleven years, we assess that some […]

State Department Stonewalls On Hillary Emails | The Daily Caller

The State Department is refusing to provide insight into how the federal agency handled Freedom of Information Act requests for Hillary Clinton’s emails, as fallout from Clinton’s use of a private email account as secretary of state is poised to stretch into a third day. As The Daily Caller, The New York Times and others noted on Tuesday, […]

Benghazi committee says Hillary used multiple personal email accounts – Lauren French – POLITICO

The House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi will issue new requests to Hillary Clinton for emails from multiple personal accounts she used during her tenure as secretary of state. Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told reporters on Tuesday that lawyers for the Benghazi Committee would be issuing the new requests – which he […]

Trey Gowdy Introduces States’ Rights, “Undo Obama Destruction And Liberal Idiocy” Immigration Enforcement Bill | ConstitutionRising.com

Rep Trey Gowdy (R-SC) has a solution for the current problem America faces with a lawless “president” who bends the law and rewrites it to his own political ends, at least to the extent that White House criminality is applied in the circumvention of immigration law. He’s authored a bill that contains specific language which […]

Congress close in on short-term Homeland Security bill – My Way News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress closed in Friday on approving a short-term spending bill for the Homeland Security Department that would avert a partial agency shutdown hours before it was to begin. The legislation also leaves intact Obama administration executive actions on immigration that Republicans have vowed to overturn. But Republicans insisted that passing a short-term […]

Muslim Immigration Poses Serious National Security Threat – Investors.com

France, Belgium and now even liberal Denmark regret letting in so many immigrants from Muslim countries. Their swelling Islamic communities have become breeding grounds for terrorists. So why is the U.S. opening the floodgates to foreign Muslims? The threat Muslim immigrants pose to homeland security was not addressed during the White House’s three-day summit on […]

DHS Report Warns Of The Real Threat To America: Right-Wingers | The Daily Caller

ISIS is marching across huge swaths of land in the Middle East, crucifying, beheading and burning alive untold numbers of human beings, and making direct threats against the United States. But the Department of Homeland Security is making sure the government doesn’t take its eye off the real enemy – right-wingers. CNN reports: A new […]

GOP Double-Crossing Traitors | The Daily Caller

Now that a federal judge has held Obama’s illegal executive amnesty unconstitutional, perhaps U.S. senators will remember that they swore to uphold the Constitution, too. Back when they needed our votes before the last election, Republicans were hairy-chested warriors, vowing to block Obama’s unconstitutional “executive amnesty” — if only voters gave them a Senate majority. […]

Five Middle East Blunders | National Review Online

President Obama claims he inherited a mess in the Middle East. Not so. Fracking and horizontal drilling on private lands in the U.S. had taken off in the last years of the Bush administration and by 2009 were set to revolutionize America’s energy future. By 2011, the U.S. had cut way back its dependence on […]

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