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Obama Plays For The Other Team: Won’t Say Radical Islam Is the Enemy

By refusing to name the enemy – and the strict Islamic beliefs favored by millions of Muslims around the world are the enemy because they are inimical to liberty as we understand it and have enshrined it in our Constitution – Obama directly aids those Islamic supremacists who are right now today working to undermine Western civilization generally, and especially constitutional government here in America.

Obama Admin Asks for Expansive War Against ISIS

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

John Kerry told Congress that Obama wants expansive war powers to pursue Islamic State terrorists wherever & however O deems necessary, asking for a new authorization that would allow the Pentagon to commit American combat troops to fight. 

Saudi Arabia Cracks Down on Christians; Will U.S. Speak Up?

Jake, Red State

The situation for Christians in the Middle East continues to get worse, but this time, it isn’t at the hands of a terrorist group or band of rebels. It’s from one of our supposed allies in the region: Saudi Arabia.

John Kerry Subpoenaed Over Benghazi

Lauren French, Politico

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry to testify on May 21 about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi. 

Cantor and Benghazi Indicate a Larger Problem in the House GOP

Cantor’s lack of action on Benghazi is symptomatic of a House Republican “leadership” that is so spineless it is incapable of taking on even the most obvious oversight investigation of President Obama’s administration and bringing it to closure. SIGN AND SHARE THE PETITION TO PASS H. RES 36 AND ESTABLISH A SELECT COMMITTEE TO PROPERLY INVESTIGATE THE BENGHAZI SCANDAL!

John McCain Invites Hillary Clinton to Leadership Forum

Philip Rucker, Washington Post

Why did John McCain, who supposedly is among the loudest critics of Hillary Clinton's handling of the Benghazi terrorist attacks, invite her to his AZ retreat for a lofty conversation about leadership values? Will he ask why she didn't take a lleadership role in preventing the deaths of the Benghazi Four?

Ukraine: Time for Europeans To Take Over Europe’s Defense

Putin is wrong, dangerously wrong.  But how to punish Moscow?  America’s direct stake in the controversy between Russia and Ukraine is essentially nil.

GOP: Former CIA Official Misled Congress on Benghazi

Catherine Herridge, Fox News

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell is facing accusations from Repubs. that he misled lawmakers about the Obama administration's role in crafting the bogus storyline that a protest gone awry was to blame for the deadly Benghazi attack. 

Gingrich: Kerry Should Resign Over Global Warming Remarks

Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

Newt Gingrich took to Twitter to call for Sect. of State John Kerry to resign for calling global warming the “world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.”

Repubs. Blister White House on Benghazi Security

Juana Summers, Politico

The White House either failed to recognize or ignored the unraveling security situation in Libya ahead of the attacks in September 2012, according to a scathing report by Repub. members of the House Armed Services Committee.

Report: Obama Admin. At Fault for Benghazi Attacks

Fox News Staff

The Senate released a comprehensive Benghazi attack report, finding the tragedy was “preventable” and the administration failed to respond to “ample” warnings that security was deteriorating beforehand. The report faulted the State and Defense departments. It also cited the failure of Obama to "bring the attackers to justice."

Will Snowden Get Amnesty for Docs?

Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian

NSA officials are considering a controversial amnesty that would return Edward Snowden to the US, in exchange for the many documents he took. The State Dept. and other key figures oppose it.

Could Russia Be Spying on US?

Michael S. Schmidt and Eric Schmitt, New York Times

The CIA and the Pentagon have been quietly waging a campaign to stop the State Department from allowing the Russian space agency to build half a dozen antenna structures, known as monitor stations, on U.S. soil.

Graham Threatens O on Benghazi

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Lindsey Graham said he'll “hold” all future Obama nominees until Obama and the State Dept. allow Congress to hear from those who were on the ground during the Benghazi terrorist attack.

Benghazi Scapegoat to Testify

Julian Pecquet, The Hill

A former official says he had no hand in security decisions and was unfairly rebuked post-Benghazi attack.

New Scandal: State Dept Sex CoverUp

James Rosen, Fox News

A new report shows that State hid employees’ sex crimes involving Clinton’s security & ambassadors.