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Islamic Threat: It's Elementary, Judge Watson

March 24, 2017

No sooner had President Trump made a second attempt to implement a travel ban to protect, as his oath of office dictates, American citizens, then those harboring contrary interests filed a lawsuit to make him, again, run a judicial gauntlet. This time the ... plaintiff is Dr. Ismail Elshikh – imam of the Muslim Association of Hawaii.

Tribal Logic in the Middle East

March 24, 2017

In most parts of the modern Middle East, tribal groups represent the cornerstone of society.

Making the PLO Great Again

March 23, 2017

US President Trump is losing his focus. If he doesn’t get it back soon, he will fail to make America great again or safe again in the Middle East. After holding out for a month, last week Trump indicated he is adopting his predecessors’ obsession with empowering the PLO.

"Star Wars" and The Art of the Deal?

March 23, 2017

As we remember the 34th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s speech that launched his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) that many believe brought an early end to the Cold War, we should consider President Trump’s opportunity to follow that visionary lead.

Susan Rice Warns White House Not to Put Out "Inaccurate If Not Deliberately False" Information

March 23, 2017

Former Obama NSA Susan Rice was castigated on social media over an op-ed accusing the Trump White House of dissembling and contorting the facts, but doubled down in an interview, saying when the White House puts out information seen to be “inaccurate if not deliberately false, it shakes the credibility and the confidence of our allies.”

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