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Obama Has Relinquished America's Role As Leader Of The Free World

Gone are the days when American presidents addressed the United Nations’ General Assembly as the leaders of the free world. President Obama used the international stage to reinforce his foreign policy doctrine, officially relinquishing America’s role as the arbiter of

American Voters Still Concerned About Terrorism

Ten years after Muslim jihadists crashed passenger-filled planes into buildings symbolizing the United States leadership in finance and military power, Americans seem to finally understand the threat posed by jihad advocates. In addition to the worsening economy, many worry about

Anarchy in Egypt: Whose Embassy is Next?

The leading role played by the Muslim Brotherhood in the street and in the Egyptian political system can no longer be denied. The mass demonstrations that continued after the fall of Mubarak’s regime weakened of the military leadership’s power, and

The Obama Peace Plan: Rahm Emanuel Is Wrong

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attempted last week to reassure Israel that President Obama’s May 19th speech was misconstrued; Mr. Obama’s repeated calls for Israel’s return to the 1967 lines grew out of his concern for the Jewish state, claimed the

Using Better Technology to Decipher Osama's Information Trove

Talking on the CBS show “60 Minutes,” President Obama noted: “It’s going to take some time for us to exploit the intelligence that we were able to gather on site” during the raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed.

A More Efficient Way To Reveal Osama And al Qaeda's Secrets

Talking on the CBS show “60 Minutes,” President Obama noted: “It’s going to take some time for us to exploit the intelligence that we were able to gather on site” during the raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed.

Free Speech In A Non-Free World

Editor’s note: The following is a speech on freedom of expression given in Copenhagen at the Sappho Award ceremony of the International Free Press Society on April 2, 2011. Congratulations to Rachel for this well deserved award. She is fighting

Defund the U.N.

The communique issued on March 9, 2011 by the President of the sixty-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, Joseph Deiss, declared he had “the honor” of hosting the U.S. premiere of the anti-Israel pro-Palestinian film Miral at the

Time to Stop UN Relief Funding

The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold hearing today on “The United Nations: Urgent Problems that Need Congressional Action,” including recommendations to stop funding the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Perhaps now that the U.S. debt crossed 14 Trillion

Jonathan Pollard Should Be Released-But Not As An Obama Bargaining Chip

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s letter to President Obama requesting a pardon for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, the former Naval intelligence analyst at the Naval Investigative Service (NIS), is the latest in a stream of communications urging the President to

Obama is Undermining Israel

The United States’ withdrawal of its demand that Israel impose a second construction freeze in order to bring the Palestinian Authority (PA) back to the negotiation table does not necessarily indicate that the Obama Administration now sides with Israel. Moreover,

Clinton's 'Moderate Islamist'

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s conduct during her recent visit to Malaysia was anything but diplomatic. In a press conference hosted by Foreign Minister Anifa Aman, Clinton took the unusual step of siding with opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim. Anwar

Netanyahu Needs to Stop Appeasing Obama

Following in the footsteps of his political predecessors, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is selling the Jewish birthright to the land of Israel for less than a bowl of lentil stew. His willingness to betray the Israeli government’s mandate to

Obama Administration's un-American Agenda

President’s Obama’s recent trip to Asia was intended to advance U.S. influence in the region, promote American exports, and create jobs at home. But the U.S. President, and his Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, have also been working to advance

Obama's Failure Could Encourage his Plans for a Palestinian State

The huge Republican gain in the mid-term elections diminished significantly President Obama’s political influence domestically and internationally. Domestically, the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives is likely to limit Obama’s ability to implement his economic and entitlement policies.

Soros Funding to Stone California

Soros‘ well publicized contribution of $1 million to sway the voters to legalize marijuana in California, is his latest effort over close to two decades and many millions of dollars to make the once unthinkable acceptable, and turn a functioning

To Stop Iran's Nuclear Program, Enforce the Sanctions

On July 1, 2010, The Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (CISADA), which passed by a large majority in the Congress, was signed into law. This Act puts the onus on American banks to audit and certify

Huge Win: Senate Passes Anti-Libel Tourism Law

On July 20, 2010, the U.S. Senate Senate passed the Bipartisan HR 2765 (as amended by the Leahy-Sessions SPEECH Act) by Unanimous Consent. The House of Representatives, which already passed HR 2765 introduced by Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) by 433-2,

Huge Win: Senate Passes Anti-Libel Tourism Law

On July 19, 2010, the U.S. Senate Senate passed the Bipartisan HR 2765 (as amended by the Leahy-Sessions SPEECH Act) by Unanimous Consent. The House of Representatives, which already passed HR 2765 introduced by Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN) by 433-2,

Severing the Taliban Lifeline

General David Petraeus’ new command over the war in Afghanistan should be accompanied by a drastic change in U.S. policies that have turned this failed state into the world’s leading source of opium and Hashish. Afghans now cultivate more than