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Limiting the Coming War

BY EARL H. TILFORD “War is the realm of the unexpected.” — B. H. Liddell Hart, 1950 Early 19th century Prussian general and philosopher Carl von Clausewitz identified...

Russia’s ‘Breadbasket’ Is Not Part of America’s Vital National Security Interest

BY BOB BARR “Make America Great Again.” The phrase became ubiquitous during the 2016 presidential election as both a branding tagline and rallying cry for...

Ron Paul: Why is U.S. ‘taking military actions that benefit ISIS?’

Ron Paul President Donald Trump is veering from his campaign promises to destroy ISIS at all cost, says former presidential candidate Ron Paul. On...

Trump’s Syria Gambit Short on Consistency, Legality

BY BOB BARR Listening to Republicans on Capitol Hill gush over President Trump’s decision last week to send nearly 60 high-tech Tomahawk missiles to damage...

President Donald Trump Sends Unmistakable Message to Syrian President Assad

SKIP ASH, ACLJ It’s about time that an American President projected strength, principle, and fortitude on the world’s stage in the face of terror and...

220 Christian Hostages ISIS Abducted

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ ISIS has just viciously abducted 220 Christians in Syria. It is devastatingly likely that ISIS will attempt to behead, crucify, or even burn...

What Cannot Be Said About Iraq


BY RON PAUL October was Iraq’s deadliest month since April, 2008. In those five and a half years, not only has there been no improvement...

Behreandt: Who’s Who in Syria?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Rarely do Americans receive from the domestic mainstream press accurate information about the rebel groups fighting in Syria. According to reports from...

Behreandt: Who's Who in Syria?

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT Rarely do Americans receive from the domestic mainstream press accurate information about the rebel groups fighting in Syria. According to reports from...

Why Syria Is Already A Quagmire

BY CHRISTOPHER G. ADAMO Back in simpler (Shall we say “more honest”?) times, war was a constitutionally defined issue, and America’s involvement in full scale...

Al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria added to U.S. terror lists

BY JIM KOURI The U.S. State and Treasury Departments placed the terrorist group known as Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda-affiliated group, on both agencies' terrorism lists...

UN to Syria’s Assad: WMD use an outrageous crime

BY JIM KOURI United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- Moon sent a letter to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to describe his concerns with Syria's possible use...

Journalists killed at alarming rate, says watchdog group

BY JIM KOURI A total of 119 journalists were killed while on assignment so far in calendar year 2012, according to the International Press Institute...

Syrian rebels accused of committing war crimes, UN says

BY JIM KOURI Before embracing the Syrian rebellion, American leaders would be wise to investigate allegations of war crimes committed by some of the rebels...

Arab League Sending Team To Syria To Continue Talks

SYRIA, NEWSROOM AMERICA The Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria, Kofi Annan, said he will send...

U.S. Officials Warn Against Syrian Intervention

U.S./SYRIA, NEWSROOM AMERICA Though President Obama has ordered initial planning for possible intervention in Syria, the current lack of unity within the opposition movement there...

Syria Continues ‘Atrocious Assault’ Against Its Own People

WORLD NEWS, NEWSROOM AMERICA UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has underlined the need for concerted action to end the crisis in Syria, lamenting that the international...

Russia Upgrades Air Defense Radar; Iranian Underground Nuke Facilities Vulnerable

WORLD NEWS, NEWSROOM AMERICA Russia has upgraded air defenses at a surveillance station in Syria, in order to provide Iran with better early warning capability...

Senators Concerned About Risk to U.S. Forces over Syrian Chemical Weapons

FOREIGN POLICY, NEWSROOM AMERICA Some U.S. senators have voiced concerns that unrest in Syria could lead the government to lose control of its chemical weapons...

Middle East Crumbles Around Obama’s Foreign Policy

Mike Brownfield, Heritage Foundation Thousands are dead in Syria, with more blood spilled each day. Iran is within arm’s reach of a nuclear weapon, threatening...

U.S. Closes Syrian Embassy, Recalls Diplomats

FOREIGN AFFAIRS, NEWSROOM AMERICA The United States closed its embassy in Syria's capital of Damascus and pulled out all of its diplomats in the violence-torn...

Preparing the Military for Future Threats

EARL H. TILFORD With breaking news of a U.S. Navy SEAL team successfully rescuing two hostages from pirates in Somalia, military pundits are quick to...

Desperate Middle East Regimes

By Alan Caruba The world hasn’t seen this much turmoil since the years leading up to World War II. By contrast even the collapse of...

Muammar, Dead at Last

By Alan Caruba There were at last count at least 643 ways to spell Muammar Gaddafi and I for one am very happy he is...

Wheat, Bread, Noodles and Global Competition

By Alan Caruba My late Mother used to bake her own breads, along with cookies, cakes, and pies. I miss the taste of freshly baked...

The Middle East Goes South

By Alan Caruba They’re rioting in Yemen and have been for eight months, trying to get rid of their president who, it appears, cannot take...

U.S. Ambassador Slams Russia, China for ‘Defending Dictators on the Warpath’

Liberty Alerts, Patrick Goodenough, CNSNews.com A frustrated U.S. ambassador to the United Nations accused some Security Council members Tuesday evening of going “to whatever lengths...

President Cliche

By Alan Caruba “Peace is more than just the absence of war.” “So let there be no doubt…” “We stand at a crossroads of history.” “There is no...