National Security

CAIR Member Seeks Seat on NYC City Council

Zead Ramadan is seeking the seat being vacated by Councilman Robert Jackson on New York City’s city council. Ramadan is “a Palestinian Arab who was born in Kuwait and immigrated to Washington Heights with his family… as a kid.” Because

CAIR Member Seeks Seat on NYC City Council

Dominican Republic Rife with Underage Sex Trafficking

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has denied he engaged in any sexual activity with prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, despite reports of e-mails showing that an FBI inquiry examined the possibility that Menendez may have allegedly had sex with two underage

Dominican Republic Rife with Underage Sex Trafficking

Sen. Rand Paul Amendment: No F-16s to Egypt

At approximately 12:15 p.m. today, the Senate will vote on Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky) amendment stopping the “sale, lease, transfer, re-transfer, or delivery of F-16 aircraft, M1 tanks, and similar military equipment to the Egyptian government.” This vote comes on

Sen. Rand Paul Amendment: No F-16s to Egypt

French Gay Marriage Plans Stir Parenthood Debate

By LORI HINNANTAssociated PressPARISThe French are all for sex and all for family _ so long as you’re having sex to create one. Anything dealing with assisted reproduction makes a sizable portion of them uncomfortable, as the president’s plans to

French Gay Marriage Plans Stir Parenthood Debate

Greek Doctors, Public Transport Workers on Strike

By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated PressATHENS, GreeceGreek doctors, port workers and public transport staff in the country’s capital walked off the job Thursday in strikes against deeply unpopular austerity measures that have seen incomes slashed as the country struggles to emerge from

Greek Doctors, Public Transport Workers on Strike

Syria Opposition Meets in Cairo

Syria’s main opposition group was to meet Thursday in Cairo, a day after a surprise statement from its chief that he was willing to hold talks with regime officials, a Syrian National Coalition member said. The original agenda was to

Syria Opposition Meets in Cairo

UN: Israel Must Pull All Settlers from Disputed Lands

Israel must immediately stop all settlement activity and start to withdraw its settlers from the Palestinian territories, a United Nations report said on Thursday. Because of the settlements, Palestinians’ human rights “are being violated consistently and on a daily basis,”

UN: Israel Must Pull All Settlers from Disputed Lands

Egypt General Warns Morsi: Nation May 'Collapse'

Egyptian Defense Minister and military chief Gen. Abdel Fattah El Sissi has put President Mohamed Morsi on notice that the country could face an imminent collapse. According to Sissi, “The continuation of the conflict between different political forces and their differences

Egypt General Warns Morsi: Nation May 'Collapse'

World View: Israel Warplanes Strike Target in Syria

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com: North Koreans fight starvation by turning to cannibalism Israel’s warplanes strike target in Syria Syria’s refugee crisis overwhelms Jordan Egypt’s Port Said’s curfew is reduced as anger increases Port Said residents increasingly contemptuous of

World View: Israel Warplanes Strike Target in Syria

The Best Possible Case for Chuck Hagel

As former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) prepares for his confirmation hearing for the job of Secretary of Defense on Thursday, it is important to draw some conclusions from the contentious debate of the past several weeks. We have already considered

The Best Possible Case for Chuck Hagel

German Beer Drinking Hits Post-Reunification Low

(AP) – Germans are emptying fewer beer steins these days. Consumption of the national beverage fell by 1.8 percent last year to the lowest level since West and East Germany reunified in 1990. The German government statistics agency reported Wednesday

German Beer Drinking Hits Post-Reunification Low

Vietnam Deports US Citizen Accused of 'Anti-State' Plot

(AFP) – Vietnamese authorities have deported an American pro-democracy activist after detaining him for nine months on charges of attempting to overthrow the state, state media reported Wednesday. Nguyen Quoc Quan, who is of Vietnamese origin and is a member

Vietnam Deports US Citizen Accused of 'Anti-State' Plot

Office for Closing Guantanamo Bay Closed

The State Department’s special envoy assigned to work toward closure of Guantanamo Bay has been reassigned and will not be replaced. In other words, the office focused on closing Guantanamo Bay is now closed–a sure sign that the Obama administration

Office for Closing Guantanamo Bay Closed

House Foreign Affairs Committee Calls Benghazi Report 'Incomplete'

The House Foreign Affairs Committee is not satisfied with the State Department’s report on the deadly terrorist attack against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya last Septemeber, calling the Dept. of State’s Accountability Review Board (ARB) report “incomplete.” According to a

House Foreign Affairs Committee Calls Benghazi Report 'Incomplete'

Obama Doctrine Leading America Toward Another 9/11

According to national security expert Dr. James Carafano, the terrorist attack in Algeria shows that America is on the path to another 9/11, thanks to the Obama Administration’s foreign and military policy. Carafano is Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy

Obama Doctrine Leading America Toward Another 9/11

Washington Casts Wary Eye at Muslim Brotherhood

(AP) Washington casts wary eye at Muslim BrotherhoodBy LARA JAKESAP National Security WriterWASHINGTONPresident Barack Obama begins his second term straining to maintain a good relationship with Egypt, an important U.S. ally whose president is a conservative Islamist walking a fine

Washington Casts Wary Eye at Muslim Brotherhood