J. Michael Waller

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Against All Odds: Why Putin Is Winning

Against All Odds: Why Putin Is Winning

Russia is using a not-so-secret weapon that has flipped Western notions of strength and weakness on their head. If trends continue, the U.S. could be faced with the terrible choice of losing its credibility as a conventional ally and a

Why It's Important To Show The Evidence Of Bin Laden's Death

Some people will never believe the facts, no matter how effectively presented. But for those of us who are convinced that Osama bin Laden is dead, it’s still imperative that the U.S. government show the forensic evidence. Evidence is important

Here's to you, Big Sis!

Public protest against Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s electronic strip-search/grope ‘n go airport “security” policy is making way to public ridicule of “Big Sis” herself. Nobody can lampoon stupid big government policies better than Oleg Atbashian, who lived through daily

Muslim Brotherhood Rallies to Ground Zero Mosque

After initially staying away from the controversy, the Muslim Brotherhood has embraced the cause of the Ground Zero mosque and some of its US-based front groups are now engaged. A summit of Muslim organizations in the US met in New

More Muslims Speak Out Against Ground Zero Mosque

Muslims across the U.S. and around the world are speaking out against building an Islamic center and mosque near the mass murder site at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan. Many Muslim voices are echoing conservative critics of the Cordoba Initiative’s

Odd Connections of Some GOP Backers of Ground Zero Mosque

Looking ahead at the November midterm elections and the Ground Zero mosque controversy, a group of Arab-American and Muslim Republicans wrote in an open letter, “we cannot support victory at the expense of . . . the Arab and Muslim

Rove: 'I Don't Want the Mosque to be Built There'

Senior Republican strategist Karl Rove says he opposes the planned construction of a mosque near the site of the September 11, 2001 al Qaeda terrorist attack in lower Manhattan. He tells George Stephanopoulos on ABC News, “I don’t want the

Spy-Hunter: WikiLeaks Should Be Handled as Espionage Case

One of the nation’s highest-ranking former spy hunters says that the individuals responsible for the theft and publication of tens of thousands of secret military documents should be prosecuted under federal espionage laws. The Obama Administration is pursuing the disclosure

Special Ops Forces Should Snatch WikiLeaks Founder, Counterspy Says

The United States government should issue an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Australian who published tens of thousands of classified U.S. military documents on his website, and try him on espionage charges. And if Assange doesn’t face

Spy-Hunter: WikiLeaks Should Be Handled as Espionage Case

One of the nation’s highest-ranking former spy hunters says that the individuals responsible for the theft and publication of tens of thousands of secret military documents should be prosecuted under federal espionage laws. The Obama Administration is pursuing the disclosure

Did Russian Spies Unwittingly Kill Arms Control Treaty?

An elaborately planned strategic influence effort went awry for the former KGB last month when the FBI busted 11 Russian agents after a decade-long investigation. Many of the Russian spies, who had spent years assuming American and other western identities,