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5 Crucial Questions for the Presidential Foreign Policy Debate

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Tonight’s final presidential debate will focus solely on foreign policy. Moderator Bob Schieffer announced that the topics will be: “America’s Role...

There Was No Protest, Only a Terrorist Attack, in Libya

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama Administration’s story on the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens has changed yet again. In advance of a hearing on...

Israel’s Pre-War Planning

By Alan Caruba “Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war” William Shakespeare – Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 1 The Iranian threats to destroy Israel...

1.5 Billion Bin Ladens

By Alan Caruba Amidst the graffiti on the wall outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo, one of the rioters scrawled “1.5 Billion Bin Ladens.” Last...

Remembering 9/11 in a Volatile World

AMY PAYNE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Eleven years ago today, terrorists shattered America’s sense of safety. Generations who did not remember Pearl Harbor suddenly knew the shock...

Free Markets, Libertarians, Trade Deficits, Economic Decline

BY IAN FLETCHER Journalist Joseph Cotto interviewed me recently. Our conversation is below. Q: Today, many people tend to confuse the concepts of free markets, free...

Borders: Report gives DHS air and marine thumbs down

BY JIM KOURI Department of Homeland Security officials supervise the largest law enforcement air force in the world, but they failed to perform their goals...

Stopping the Cyber Espionage Threat

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION From the moment that Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, America learned that it is not an impenetrable fortress protected by thousands of...

Report: 63 Active Drone Sites in the U.S.

JON E. DOUGHERTY, NEWSROOM AMERICA The Federal Aviation Administration revealed Monday that 63 sites across the U.S. were being used to launch spy drones, a...

Real ID Act May Finally Be Enforced in 2013

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES Nearly a decade after Congress passed a crucial security measure to prevent a repeat of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Obama Administration finally...

Overspending on National Security Threatens National Security

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul The administration recently released its 2013 budget proposal, and conservatives are correctly alarmed that it calls for unprecedented spending...

The American Panopticon

By Dennis Behreandt In 1787, philosopher and economist Jeremy Bentham proposed a new plan for a jail that would allow a very few officials to...

Tyranny Unmasked: Defense Bill Will War Against Americans

By Steve Farrell It seems incredible, but Big Brother advocates in both parties, led by Senators John McCain (R-Ariz) and Carl Levin (D-MI), approved by...

Obama Again Chooses to Renew Jerusalem Embassy Waiver

Liberty Alerts, Patrick Goodenough, CNSNews.com When President Obama last week invoked the regular six-month waiver to bypass U.S. law mandating that the American Embassy...

Radicalizing Muslims: Dangerous Pattern Revealed

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice The hearing chaired by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) who heads up the House Committee on Homeland...

CPAC: Former CIA Director Tells Of Sharia Threat

Liberty Alerts, Corruption Chronicles The only thing more popular than bashing President Obama on the last day of the Conservative Political Action Conference...

Effectively Fortifying America in Dangerous Times

The forces of radical Islam will recognize and seize the opportunity to advance themselves, both in the Arab world, and within the borders of the United States

Spies Like US

Congress has the responsibility to make sure the United States spy apparatus is not running amuck at the expense of private citizens and constitutional rights.

Economic Security through Trade — Sheldon Richman

Americans tolerate a costly global national-security apparatus in part because they believe the country would be economically vulnerable without it. After all, we use resources from all over the world – oil being only the most prominent example. What if an embargo cut us off from supplies?

Most Illegal Aliens Exempt From “Mandatory Detention”

Although he claims that enforcing immigration laws is vital to national security and public safety, the Assistant Secretary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) circulated an internal memo ordering officers not to arrest a broad range of illegal aliens he deems immune from “mandatory detention.”

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