Tag: War on Terror

9 Terrible Legacies of George W. Bush and the Iraq War

It takes time to judge the full impact of an event as momentous as the Iraq War. If hindsight is 20/20, as the old saying goes, it would be foolish not to look back when 20/20 vision is finally achieved. Most effects of the Iraq War, over the long term, have proven to be disastrous.

Paul Ryan: Obama ‘Phoning It In’ on War on Terror

Wednesday on “The O’Reilly Factor,” House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and host Bill O’Reilly had a back-and-forth conversation about taking the fight to Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama on the war on terror. O’Reilly

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French PM Backs Security Forces After New Terror Attack

AFP – Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended France’s security forces Wednesday after the first deadly jihadist terror attack on French soil since the Paris massacres last November. Valls rebutted criticism that the authorities could have thwarted the bloody assault. “I

Erik Prince: We’re Losing the War Against Islamic Fascism

“We have to acknowledge that we’re in a war against Islamic fascism,” Blackwater CEO and former Navy SEAL Erik Prince told SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon on Tuesday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily. “It is Islamic Sunni fascism, or Shia fascism, but it is fascism — that which seeks to force its own adherence, to live a certain way, and to force that way of life onto anyone it contacts.”

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Saudi Press: U.S. Blew Up World Trade Center To Create ‘War On Terror’

TEL AVIV – The Saudi press is continuing to unleash fury over the U.S. Senate’s unanimous vote on a bill allowing the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, this time with the London-based Al-Hayat daily claiming that the U.S. planned the attacks on the World Trade Center in order to generate a global war on terror.

Suspected French Extremist Caught Entering Australia

A suspected French extremist carrying cans of chemical mace was caught trying to enter Australia two days after the Paris terror attacks, officials revealed on Wednesday, with security screening of travellers from Europe tightened up. Attorney-General George Brandis said the

Poll: Americans Think Obama Is Losing the War on Terror

A new Rasmussen poll says “more voters than ever think terrorists have the advantage over the United States and its allies.” 46% of 1,000 likely voters responding to the poll thought terrorists were winning, while only 26% believed the United States and its allies had the upper hand. Those are the worst numbers Rasmussen has seen in over a decade.

September 11, 2015: They’re Not Losing

On the fourteenth anniversary of 9/11, the fourteenth year of a war that began with the slaughter of thousands of innocent civilians, it is very difficult to say that the enemy is losing. There have been successes, to be sure. The status report is mixed, fourteen years on. But the Enemy is closer to reaching his objectives than we are.

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani Addresses Congress

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani gave an hour-long address to Congress on Wednesday, in which he mused that his country’s longstanding position as the graveyard of empires is quite exhausting to the Afghan people. Having established their reputation as fierce, stubborn fighters, they would really like to move on to a more productive future. “‘Ordinary’ is what has escaped us, and what we’d really like is to lead totally ordinary lives,” he said.

Clapper: 2014 Most Lethal Year for Global Terrorism on Record

Thursday at Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said 2014 was the most lethal year for global terrorism in 45 years the data has been collected. Clapper said, “When the final counting

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Rumsfeld: ‘No Question’ US Losing War on Terror

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said “there is no question but that we’re losing” the war on terror in an interview set to broadcast on Friday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.” “I can’t justify my comment numerically, but there is no question

The Most Offensive Thing About Obama’s ‘Extremism’ Conference

The most outrageous thing about President Barack Obama’s “extremism” summit Wednesday was not that it failed to identify Islamic terror as the primary threat. Nor was it that there were several Muslim representatives with extremist views present. Nor was it that the president still refuses to acknowledge ISIS (or ISIL) as “Islamic”—even while referring to it by an acronym whose first letter stands for “Islamic.”