Iraq

Wise Words on Iraq from Senator Ted Cruz

The remarks Ted Cruz made about the President’s proposed actions in Iraq should be applied not just to Iraq, but to a host of other challenges facing America today. Cruz said, "Until the leaders of our government stop making bad choices, we will be left with bad options."

Cheneys Aiming at Rand Paul, Not Liberals

Sandy Fitzgerald, Newsmax

An opinion piece by Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz slamming the Obama admin. was aimed at isolationist Repubs. such as Rand Paul, not liberals, say some analysts. "The Cheneys were targeting Repubs., especially those who support the KY Republican's presidential aspirations."

The Folly of Making Common Cause with Iran

Iran's radical Islamist leaders have a long term strategy to become the Middle East’s superpower, and in so doing spread their version of radical Islam throughout the region. If Obama makes common cause with Iran in Iraq he will significantly advance that goal.

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.

Obama Advisor: The Muslim “Caliphate” is Inevitable

If the Islamist global Caliphate is “inevitable” it is only because the Obama administration has, through naïve and foolish political correctness, adherence to a dangerously cynical political agenda – or the penetration of Islamist agents of influence – allowed the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS to reach critical mass and make it so.

What if the Greatest Generation Had Declared Victory and Gone Home?

It is long past time for our leaders to tell Americans the truth about the war we are in -- the war the radical Islamist jihadis declared on us -- and to mobilize the full weight of our national power and culture for the battles to come.

Christians Targeted in Iraq on Christmas Day

John Hayward, Human Events

Widespread persecution of Christians continues, with sporadic attention from global media.

"Lone Survivor" Tells Real Story of Heroic Actions by Navy SEALs

Navy SEAL and Navy Cross recipient Marcus Luttrell's best-selling book Lone Survivor has been made into a full-length, feature film. Our friend LaDonna Hale Curzon,  executive producer and host of Sarah Palin Radio, says "Lone Survivor" is perhaps the most powerful war movie since "Saving Private Ryan" and it is not only worthy of your time to see it, but it is worthy of a few Academy Award nominations as well.

Several Terrorists Given Refuge Status?

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

The US may have allowed several Iraqi terrorists in by classifying them as refugees, thanks to sloppy background checks. Two have already been arrested after the FBI caught them trying to get weapons to Iraq.

O Borrows From Bush Iraq Playbook

Ron Paul, Texas Straight Talk

Obama plans to send weapons to Syrian rebels -- al-Qaeda fighters. See the Bush War irony?

Iraq Shows Folly of Interventionism

Ron Paul, Texas Straight Talk

The recent violence and bloodshed in Iraq proves that intervening usually carries bad consequences.

Why Ideologues Are So Dangerous

In Part VI of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that conservatives tend to respect tradition; they look at what has worked up until now and favor that, until another idea comes along that proves to work better. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.