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Egyptology – Clifford D. May – National Review Online

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

via Egyptology – Clifford D. May – National Review Online. That brings us back to Bush’s democratization policy. It fell short, in my opinion, by emphasizing the holding of elections rather than the process of nurturing democratic habits and building democratic institutions that guarantee basic human rights to all. Recall how Hamas came to power […]

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Tags: Middle East

Elliott Abrams – Egypt protests show George W. Bush was right about freedom in the Arab world

January 30th, 2011 · No Comments

via Egypt protests show George W. Bush was right about freedom in the Arab world. “Sixty years of Western nations excusing and accommodating the lack of freedom in the Middle East did nothing to make us safe – because in the long run, stability cannot be purchased at the expense of liberty,” Bush said. “As […]

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The WikiLeaks Vindication of George W. Bush – Larry Elder – Townhall Conservative

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments

The WikiLeaks Vindication of George W. Bush – Larry Elder – Townhall Conservative. – Just interesting.

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Tags: George W. Bush · Iraq · Terrorism

Radical Islam has outmanoeuvred West, says Blair – Telegraph

October 7th, 2010 · No Comments

We might want to listen to Mr. Blair about this: In a speech in New York, the former prime minister said that warnings over the past week of terrorist plots against Europe should remind people that they remained under threat. via Radical Islam has outmanoeuvred West, says Blair – Telegraph.

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Tags: Iran · Terrorism

Carter NSA Would Consider Shooting Down Israeli Jets

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Hot Air » Blog Archive » Jimmy Carter’s NSA: Hey, let’s shoot down Israeli jets if they fly over Iraq to attack Iran. HT to InstaPundit

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Tags: World Politics

President Barack Obama is beginning to look out of his depth – Telegraph

September 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

President Barack Obama is beginning to look out of his depth – Telegraph. Regimes in Moscow, Pyongyang and Tehran simply pocket his concessions and carry on as before. The picture emerging from the White House is a disturbing one, of timidity, clumsiness and short-term calculation. Some say he is the weakest president since Jimmy Carter. […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · World Politics

Obama Scrapping Missile Defense for our Best Allies

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Pentagon: ‘Major adjustment’ to missile plan – White House- msnbc.com. The Obama administration will make a “major adjustment” to a European missile defense plan that has been a major irritant in relations with Russia, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said early Thursday. An unnamed U.S. defense official told Reuters that the change will include a move […]

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Tags: Iran · Middle East · Military Issues

Priceless Quote on North Korean Leadership

August 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Clinton, freed journalists arrive in U.S. – North Korea- msnbc.com. “It could provide an opportunity to move forward on the nuclear issue, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing,” said Victor Cha, former Asia chief at the National Security Council. “The history with the North Koreans, as they have just done the past few months, […]

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Tags: World Politics

Aroldis Chapman, top Cuban pitcher, defects – ESPN

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Aroldis Chapman, top Cuban pitcher, defects – ESPN. This dude can throw over 100 MPH.  I hope he understands that not only is he able to test himself at the highest levels of baseball (“I wanted to test myself in the highest levels of baseball.”) but now will experience the freedom of speech, movement and […]

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Tags: Baseball · Castro's Cuba

Journalist Roxana Saberi freed by Iranian appeal court verdict – Telegraph

May 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Journalist Roxana Saberi freed by Iranian appeal court verdict – Telegraph. Lawyers for the 32-year old said the court had reduced the eight-year jail sentence to a suspended two-year term and she would soon be freed. Great news from Iran.

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Tags: Iran

Free Roxana Saberi

April 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Lawyer: Iran jails U.S. journalist for spying – Iran- msnbc.com. Roxana Saberi, a 31-year-old dual American-Iranian citizen, was arrested in late January and initially accused of working without press credentials. But earlier this month, an Iranian judge leveled a far more serious allegation, charging her with spying for the United States. Roxana Saberi is a […]

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Tags: Iran

Cuban baseball slavery, now playing in San Diego | Babalú Blog: an island on the net without a bearded dictator

March 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Cuban baseball slavery, now playing in San Diego | Babalú Blog: an island on the net without a bearded dictator. Please read as we should all remember that Castro’s Cuba is a horrible place for human rights and that these players are under extensive watch from Cuban security.

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Tags: Baseball · Castro's Cuba

Media Complaints About Iraq War

March 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

Geldof Praises Bush on Africa

February 19th, 2008 · Comments Off

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Tags: Africa

Castro Resigns

February 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Castro's Cuba

McCain & Lieberman – Listening to Petraeus

September 10th, 2007 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

Koch Says It’s Time To Get Out Of Iraq

July 18th, 2007 · 2 Comments

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Tags: Iraq

Comments from a Former Radical Islamist

July 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off

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Tags: Middle East

Robert Kagan – The ‘Surge’ Is Succeeding

March 11th, 2007 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

Time To Follow McCain’s Lead

February 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Iraq

Support the Troops – Take The Pledge

January 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Iraq

Hot Air – Assessing Iraq From The Ground

January 17th, 2007 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

VDH – Things Are Coming To A Head

December 16th, 2006 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

Danger Signal From Saudi Arabia

December 13th, 2006 · Comments Off

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Tags: Iraq

What Should Israel Do?

December 12th, 2006 · Comments Off

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Tags: Israel