The latest strategy put forth by the Obama administration to combat the Islamic State jihadists not only changes weekly, but fails to address U.S. strategic core objectives in the Middle East. Most dubious is its reliance on so-called “moderate rebels” to provide a ground component to a U.S. air campaign.
As a doctor and congressman, I’m often asked what I prefer to be called. The answer for me is always doctor.
The real jobless rate is likely closer to 20 percent, and the root cause is slow economic growth.
The two most critical rules of warfare are to never tell your enemy what you will not do and to never be seen as a reluctant, vacillating warrior.
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded strongly to an earlier verbal attack launched by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
This is the 150th anniversary of one of the Civil War’s most destructive and controversial campaigns.
Naomi Klein is one of the most recognizable faces of the left-wing, anti-globalization movement.
Many recent surveys indicate that the vast majority of Americans feel that our country is moving in the wrong direction.
In his address to the United Nations General Assembly last week, President Obama called the conflict in the Middle East “a fight no one is winning.”
The median American household saw its net worth decline by 36 percent during the Great Recession. That is a hard reality. A Republican held the White House when the crash hit, and voters, in no mood to be charitable, blamed the GOP. Besides, Democrats were ready with an explanation that slid right into an existing groove of American thinking: The financial crisis was caused by Republicans going easy on their big-banker friends.
An attack eerily similar to the one in Benghazi occurred in Iraq in 2004, and we still haven’t learned the appropriate lessons.
When July 4 rolls around, there’s no mistaking it. There are fireworks, parades and other patriotic tributes to our Declaration of Independence. If you’re like most Americans, Sept. 17 comes and goes without any fanfare.
President Obama boasted to the United Nations General Assembly last week that America is working hard to deal with what he called the “one issue that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other.”
Blueberries are healthier than bread, so why don’t people eat more blueberries and less bread?
Since the 11th century crusade, Christians in the Middle East have been an endangered species. Their plight has never been worse than it is today.