Dr. Sebastian Gorka

Articles by Dr. Sebastian Gorka

The Donald v. NATO: He’s on the Money

For full disclosure: I know more than most about the intersection between the Republican presidential candidate and national security.

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Cruz v. Rubio: Shots Fired, but What’s the Plan?

As Donald Trump’s lead amongst Republic presidential candidates shows signs of faltering, conservative blue-on-blue attacks will exponentially increase as those who feel they have the most to gain from the fall of “the Donald” position themselves against their rivals for the candidacy crown.

US Senate Votes On House Spending Bill

Birthday for A Caliphate

After Friday’s deadly jihadist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, Prime Mister David Cameron has stated that ISIS is an existential threat to the West. Today’s anniversary of the re-establishment of the Caliphate give us good cause to assess the threat to America in this, the first part of a two part piece by Dr. Sebastian Gorka.

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How the President’s Summit Helped ISIS

By allowing ideology to trump good national security practice, the administration’s recent summit on “Violent Extremism” has empowered America’s enemies.

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The Cost to America of an AWOL President

In the recently released, but largely unheralded, National Security Strategy of the United States, the new buzz-word was “strategic patience.” As our unarmed Marines hastily departed Yemen, and ISIS closed in on their fellow devil-dogs in Iraq, the President was more than showing patience: he was making video about taking selfies.

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Saudi Arabia and 9/11: The Real Connection

Many expect a smoking gun to be found in the 28 still-classified pages of the official 9/11 Commission Report, evidence linking Saudi Arabia to Al Qaeda. The truth about the Kingdom’s links to the Global Jihadi Movement is historic and already established.

King Abdullah's pneumonia diagnosis casts uncertainty in Saudi Arabia

Orwell and the Administration: The White House as the Ministry of Truth

In George Orwell’s landmark novel 1984, Big Brother’s dictatorial state uses “newspeak” and its Ministry of Truth to turn falsehood into manufactured “truth” and reality into lies. The administration’s explanation of what drives the terrorists responsible for 9/11, the Fort Hood shooting, and the Boston bombing sounds everyday more and more like a product of The Ministry of Truth.

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Muslim Brotherhood Overruns National Cathedral in DC

100 years ago today, the last Caliph, or emperor of Islam, declared the last Jihad against the infidel– and today is the first time ever that the National Cathedral in the nation’s capital will host Muslim prayers. Most American’s will

Muslim Brotherhood Overruns National Cathedral in DC

We Won the Cold War. Maybe.

Twenty five years ago yesterday the Cold War official ended. With the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the West, led by America, triumphed over the murderous ideology of Communism. Two Gulf wars, the 9/11 attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan

We Won the Cold War. Maybe.

The Real Threat: The JV Team in the White House

A new jihadist group able to recruit thousands of foreign fighters controlling territory larger than the UK; Russia invading its neighbor, flying bombers off the coast of California and sending subs into Swedish territorial waters; Snowden taking millions of classified

The Real Threat: The JV Team in the White House

Rand Paul: It's America's Fault

Clearly, for some, 2016 is just around the corner. For weeks now there is scuttlebutt about presidential candidate repeat-offender Mitt Romney running yet again, and now Rand Paul is drastically watering down his isolationist and conspiracy-laden past in the hopes

Rand Paul: It's America's Fault

Obama at the UN: Don't Blame ISIS

In what could have been a seminal wartime address to the nations of the world at the UN today, instead of rallying the West and her regional allies against the barbarity of the Global Jihadist Movement, President Obama chose to reinforce

Obama at the UN: Don't Blame ISIS

The Gipper Declares War on ISIS

Today on the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks the media cycle is being driven by President Obama’s speech last night in which he informed the world of his plans for Iraq and Syria. How different would our response as

The Gipper Declares War on ISIS

Henry Kissinger Calls for New World Order

Henry Kissinger, Washington’s doyen of the national security elite, is calling for America to collaborate in establishing a new world order.  We invite our readers to read his Wall Street Journal think piece and ask whether the United States has common

Henry Kissinger Calls for New World Order

How US Policy Enabled the Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0 and the Collapse of Iraq

Policy decisions and politically driven censorship of the American national security establishment have helped strengthen Al Qaeda’s successor and hastened the collapse of the nation of Iraq. ​The current administration and the President represented Operation Iraqi Freedom as the “wrong

How US Policy Enabled the Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0 and the Collapse of Iraq

D-Day: War Then. War Now

The word “War” instantly brings certain images and sentiments to the mind.  For the longest time it was images of apocalyptic trenches, shattered cities, tank battles and dog fights. For decades, the word war was intimately associated with horrific civilian

D-Day: War Then. War Now

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs: Sgt. Bergdahl to Be Investigated

The most powerful officer in the U.S. military, General Martin E. Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs, has not ruled out the possibility of a court-martial of Sgt. Bergdahl for desertion. Using the platform of his Facebook page, General Dempsey

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs: Sgt. Bergdahl to Be Investigated

Sgt. Bergdahl: What We Are Not Being Told

The inconsistencies and suspicious aspects of Sgt. Bergdahl’s release and exchange for five Taliban commanders would strain the credulity of an episode of the national security drama Homeland. Unfortunately, however, this is reality and part of a war in which

Sgt. Bergdahl: What We Are Not Being Told

Obama at West Point: The Psychology of Surrender

From the vantage point of the just-about-to-graduate cadets at West Point, it must be very cool to have the Commander-in-Chief be your commencement speaker. Perhaps the ‘wow-factor’ is diminished when the speech is one that underlines why America isn’t important

Obama at West Point: The Psychology of Surrender

Decoding the Kremlin: Georgia Next?

In the last few days Ukraine has seen the heaviest fighting since the crisis initiated by the Kremlin this spring. This comes just hours after a new President was elected in Kiev. At the same time a “rabble” stormed the headquarters

Decoding the Kremlin: Georgia Next?

The Meaning of This Day

​As TAPS sounds out across America on Memorial Day I would like to share the following with our readers, as it eloquently sums up the meaning of this most venerable of national days: It is the soldier, not the reporter,

The Meaning of This Day

Next Phase of Russian Operations Imminent

Recent announcements by the Kremlin of a withdrawal of Russian forces from along the Ukrainian border are part of a misinformation campaign in preparation for the next phase of subversive operations in Eastern Europe. As the mainstream media has reported,

Next Phase of Russian Operations Imminent

Whitewashing Boko Haram

Boko Haram was created soon after the 9/11 attacks in 2002. One would think that twelve years would be enough time to come to understand a terrorist organization of the magnitude of Boko Haram; apparently not for the left-wing media

Whitewashing Boko Haram

The Family of Freedom: Why Ukraine Matters

Next March was set to be the time to elect a new leader for Ukraine.  Since the corrupt presidency of Viktor Yanukovych was brought to an end by the Ukrainian people and Russia responded by forcibly reintegrating Crimea, the election

The Family of Freedom: Why Ukraine Matters

What the Russian Ambassador DIDN'T Say

Last night I received a last-minute invitation to a lunch today with Vladimir Putin’s representative to Washington. I paused for a moment and then said, fine, let’s hear about the Kremlin’s version of the Ukraine crisis from a genuine source.

What the Russian Ambassador DIDN'T Say

Huffington Post: Weakening the NYPD Is a Good Idea

On Monday, Matt Sledge of the Huffington Post added his name to those who support the recent disbanding of the NYPD unit tasked with understanding and mapping the communities within which jihadis hide.  In his article, Sledge uses a piece by

Huffington Post: Weakening the NYPD Is a Good Idea

Putin's Way of War

An official report published in the Baltic state of Latvia reveals the new Russian understanding of war and how Vladimir Putin can expand the territory of the Russian Federation without triggering the collective defense mechanism of NATO. Familiarity is said

Putin's Way of War

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, in asking former British Prime Minster Tony Blair about the war against al Qaeda, David Gregory argues that it was the US and UK response to 9/11 and the 7/7 London attacks that made Islamic extremism

Tony Blair, NBC's David Gregory Spar over Islamic Extremism