How do we fight terrorism abroad?
At the same time that we are working to secure and defend the American homeland, the United States must also be aggressively waging the war on terrorism abroad. The United States is safer if terrorists never reach our borders and the whole world is safer if they never turn to terrorism at all. Understanding these facts, the United States has developed a two-pronged approach to winning the war on terrorism overseas. First, we must identify and neutralize those individuals who represent threats to American interests. Naturally, some of these people are actual terrorists, with the intention of traveling to the United States or our foreign installations and causing death and destruction. Others are terrorist supporters, including governments, financiers, religious leaders, and instructors, all of whom are essential to the continued implementation and success of terrorism. Their work is as deadly as that of their operational allies and must be stopped if we hope to prevent further attacks.
At the same time that the United States is fighting terrorism where it already exists, it also has developed and implemented a multidimensional approach to preventing the spread of radicalism and the education of new terrorists. Certain conditions generally accompany the decision of an individual to turn to terrorism, including socioeconomic status, integration into the community, level and type of education, and exposure to foreign cultures. While these are not foolproof predictors of potential radical sympathies, they so frequently accompany a susceptibility to radicalization and a willingness to use violence that their association is generally accepted by most analysts. If the United States can reduce the pervasiveness and potency of these factors, it may also be able to control the spread of terrorism worldwide.
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
The pending Deal with Iran is little to no help in preventing metastasizing of the Iranian nuclear threat.
The Donald and The Doctor continue to lead in the polls. Both are un-politician candidates, and though their styles are dramatically different, their message of patriotism and need to restore America are not.
If Donald Trump did not exist, he would have to be invented.
The new bogeyman, hex, curse, sneer and left/liberal branding iron is racism. It comes with many names. "Islamophobia." Bigotry. "White privilege."
Iran has been allowed to kidnap and kill Americans for decades, whether directly or by proxy, without fear of severe repercussions.
AUGUST 31, 2015
Like many of the Rabbis for Obama, Dorff was a left-wing radical who could be counted on to sign any letter attacking Israel.
The Obama administration continues to allow the same group of foreigners, who would otherwise be deported, remain in the U.S. under the never-ending “temporary” measure.
This deal is the best we can do—unless a new team is fielded to renegotiate.
Michelle Obama has become America’s K–12 chef-in-chief. Her federally mandated recipes are awful.
Obama has consistently asserted that the only alternative to the Iran nuclear agreement would be war. He has never been curious to know how the majority of Iranian people think about a regime...
AUGUST 30, 2015
Hence, the coverage will be slanted in favor of the United Nations.
There is a fundamental disconnect between the seriousness of the threat, and the way it has been addressed by much of the elite media.
AUGUST 28, 2015
Thirteen years, thirteen honor killings, all in Muslim families, all of them in Canada.
What you seem to want is a country with low taxes, your preferred forms of deregulation and the population of Mexico.
Jamie discusses Our Stockholm Syndrome With Islam, wondering how long we will continue to empathize with — and defend — our abusers and potential executioners.
AUGUST 27, 2015
It marks the latest of many scandals involving the U.S. government’s multi-billion dollar Afghanistan “reconstruction” effort, which has been rife with waste, fraud and abuse.
We are entering a dangerous period during which the Middle East may become embroiled in a nuclear war between Israel and Iran—and consequences from that war could extend well beyond the Middle East...
Does the Constitution grant birthright citizenship to all born within the geographic borders of the United States?
It’s the inconceivable tale of the colossal agency—with practically unlimited funds—created after 9/11 to prevent another terrorist attack.
If Iran acquires and employs a nuclear weapon, the danger to America becomes severe. For thirty-six years, Iranian leader have threatened to destroy the United States. Fortunately, they have lacked capacity.
Hurricane Katrina killed 1,833 people, made 1.2 million people homeless and cost $81 billion. Beyond the statistics and the horror, there are still inspiring human lessons from that event.
AUGUST 26, 2015
“When you have a candle, you need to support that candle to offer hope,” spoke Tunisian embassy attaché.
Take your pick--here's three good reasons to engineer a "crash" that benefits the few at the expense of the many.
The arrogance of Washington, D.C. has not abated, but has only gotten more and more brazen creating a permanent and corrupt political establishment fueled by crony capitalism and financed by hard-working Americans...
Team Obama asserts we know about everything that Iran’s secretive program has done in closed sites
France gave its highest honor to three Americans and a Brit who courageously averted what French president Francois Hollande called an act of “terrorism.”
No people in America have suffered more as result of turning moral standards over to the nation's political class than blacks.
That said, other Germans joined the Nazi party precisely because of its racial supremacist theories and were only too happy to see “sub-humans” incinerated.
With a stroke of their pens, Secretary of Defense Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey decreed that no battlefield mission or military role is off-limits to the female sex.
Late yesterday, the AP went one step further by posting the below transcript of the side deal.
AUGUST 25, 2015
By Feb. 28, 1991, at the end of a 100-hour ground campaign, Iraqi forces were effectively defeated.
Global markets are puking at the prospect of higher yields in the U.S.
President Obama made a false statement among many when he claimed that the only choice is to accept his Iran deal or face war
We see the evil of ISIS by the sins it commits. Why do we fail to see it in the deeds of Iran’s mullahs who mirror them?
Iran will provide photos and videos of sites linked to alleged nuclear-weapons work while, in the words of the document, “taking into account military concerns.”;
For Tehran money buys weapons, and weapons buy power and influence.
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As it expands, that investigation may lead to other Clinton concealments, from personal corruption in her foundation to her highly ambiguous role in Benghazi.