US military

Can the U.S.-Turkish Alliance Survive Erdogan’s Misrule?

Turkey's Islamist President and wannabe Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan has destroyed the pretense that Turkey and America are allies. The Trump administration now must defend America’s interests and values from Turkey.

Today Turkey is More Foe than Friend of America

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has accommodated the Islamic State, allowing passage of men and materiel into Syria and facilitated the sale of oil seized by the violent jihadists. Turkey increasingly thwarts U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Fed Up PAC Poll: Conservatives Want to Get Tough with the Islamic State

Changing the rules to give pilots more ability to make their own decision on attacking won 92% approval, while 77% said that Islamic state strongholds should be attacked even at the cost of civilian casualties.  Bombing mosques, if they are being used for military purposes such as storing weapons, would be allowed by 95% of those polled.

Senator Bob Corker Insults the Memory of 9/11 Victims & Middle East Vets

No matter what he says this Friday, Bob Corker’s shameless surrender of the Senate’s power to consent to treaties and his present phony opposition to the nuclear weapons agreement with Iran dishonors the victims of 9/11 and the thousands of Americans who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan and lost their lives in the battle with Islamists.

Obama Set to Allow Illegal Aliens to Join the U.S. Military

The idea that illegal aliens who meet the phony background checks taking place under DACA have somehow been “vetted” and are fit to serve in the United States military defies our experience in Iraq, Afghanistan and Ft. Hood.

Obama Allowing Illegals to Join US Military

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

As the country focused on the resignation of Eric Holder, the most lawless A.G. this nation has ever seen, Obama quietly issued an executive order to allow illegal immigrants to join the U.S. military.

Obama Refuses to Attend Event Honoring Disabled Vets

Debra Heine, Breitbart

For some unexplained reason, Obama has declined an invitation to attend a dedication ceremony for a new memorial honoring U.S. veterans who have been disabled in wars. Obama declined the invitation, making him the first president in recent history not to formally accept a new nat'l memorial.

Cruz: Dempsey, Hagel Sound Like Social Workers

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

"When I asked Gen. Dempsey, militarily, how would we go in and kill the terrorists before they're able to take jihad to America, his answer was, 'We need to see political reconciliation,' " Cruz said. "It's not our job to be social workers in Iraq. It's our job to kill terrorists who have declared war on America."

Libertarian Hawks

David French, National Review

They see the Islamic State as a threat to the U.S., and they support military action. Attorney and Iraq War veteran David French believes Libertarian-minded Americans are more than ready to defeat our enemies.

What Obama Won’t Say About ISIS Tonight

The problem that Obama will address tonight is his political problem going into the midterm elections, not the political, military and cultural problem presented by ISIS and the rise of the Islamic State.

Obama's Secret Raid in Syria to Free U.S. Hostages Failed

Kristina Wong, The Hill

U.S. special forces attempted an unsuccessful rescue operation in Syria earlier this summer to free American journalist James Foley. Islamists recently released a video of the beheading of Foley.

Obama’s New Containment Policy vs. Reagan’s Doctrine of “We Win, They Lose”

If Obama’s policy of “containment” of the Islamic State prevails, then we have just witnessed the first battles in a long war that will last until a President with Ronald Reagan’s courage stands up and decides that we win and they lose.

What’s Obama’s Strategy As U.S. Inches Into Another Iraq War?

It appears that Obama is pursuing a two part strategy that involves much more than air drops of humanitarian relief, but no one really knows how deeply into the Middle East's savage religious war Obama plans to take us.

Japan Moves Closer to Defending Itself like a Normal Country

For almost seven decades the U.S. has played the dominant role in protecting Japan.  The justification for doing so is long over.

America Should Stop Trying To Fix Iraq, Syria, And Everywhere Else

Much of the Muslim world  is aflame and U.S. policy bears much of the blame.  Washington’s relentless attempt to reorder and reshape complex peoples, distant places, and volatile disputes has backfired spectacularly.

Useful Idiots and the Strange Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Totalitarian movements, like radical Islam, always require “useful idiots,” such as Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's father, Robert Bergdahl, to help convince the people about to be enslaved that their soon-to-be totalitarian masters are saviors, not oppressors.

Cruz: Have We Put a Price on Other US Soldiers?

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

Ted Cruz is glad for the return of Bowe Bergdahl, but is concerned about the release of 5 Taliban prisoners. "How many soldiers lost their lives to capture the Taliban we released?" Cruz said it may send the wrong message & sets a bad precedent.

Obama Pressures American Legion to Allow Amnesty

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

The American Legion is suddenly a player in the immigration fight because it has come out in opposition to a minor, but critical amendment to the draft '15 defense bill. The amendment would allow illegal immigrants to get slots in the U.S. military that are sought by American volunteers.

Air Force: Christians' Religious Speech Not Legally Protected

Ken Klukowski, Breitbart

Christians in the U.S. military are being told they must forfeit their First Amendment rights.