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LIVE BLOG: Iran Protests

LIVE BLOG: Iran Protests

12/31/17 11:50am – Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that police arrested around 200 protesters in the capital Tehran on Saturday. 12/3117 11:45am – Anti-government protests continued for a 4th day in Iran. 12/31/17 11:43am – U.S Ambassador to the U.N.

Things I’ve Found to be Thankful for in 2017

Things I’ve Found to be Thankful for in 2017

. by Thomas L. Knapp It’s that time of year, and like most of you I’m planning on a big meal and a lazy afternoon as America celebrates yet another Thanksgiving. Naturally, I’m also thinking back over the previous year and looking for things to be thankful for. I’ve found some. Here are a few […]

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 7-12/Day 261-266) Week 38

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 7-12/Day 261-266) Week 38

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, October 7 (Day 261): Million Poles turn out for “Rosary on the Borders” prayer campaign Millions of Polish citizens went to the nation’s borders to “pray for the salvation of their country” in the second-largest prayer event ever held in Europe (second only to the 2016 World Youth Day) according […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 26-Sept. 1/Day 219-225) Week 32

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs: August 26-Sept. 1/Day 219-225) Week 32

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, August 26 (Day 219): House Speaker, Pelosi,  and Schumer rip Trump for Arpaio pardon House Speaker Paul Ryan, Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Minority Senate Leader Chuck Schumer have all ripped President Trump for pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio. “The speaker does not agree with the decision,” Ryan spokesman Doug […]

Amazon under federal investigation over Iran-linked sales

Amazon under federal investigation over Iran-linked sales

Under federal investigation for possibly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, Amazon.com has admitted to selling consumer goods to at least one person on the government’s list of people and entities associated with terrorism. In its quarterly financial report filed this past week, Amazon revealed that it sold about $300 worth of consumer goods to someone […]

Trump moves to accept hundreds of refugees from Iran under Obama deal

Trump moves to accept hundreds of refugees from Iran under Obama deal

President Trump is preparing to accept hundreds of refugees from Iran and other terrorist-connected countries, taking them from camps being maintained by Australia under a deal his predecessor struck, without putting them through the long vetting that usually takes place, according to a new report being released Monday. Some of the refugees have tried to […]

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

If you want to fight a Taliban insurgency, fight like an insurgent

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD, May 13, 2017 According to a senior White House official, President Donald Trump is deciding between two U.S. strategies in Afghanistan, one “more kinetic” and the other “less kinetic.” The more kinetic plan envisions an increase of at least 3,000 U.S. troops to the existing levels of about 8,400, a matching […]

Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

by Victor Davis Hanson// April 25, 2017   Acting crazy has worked for rogue regimes, but Western appeasement is not a long-term solution.   How can an otherwise failed dictatorship best suppress internal dissent while winning international attention, influence — and money?   Apparently, it must openly seek nuclear weapons.   Second, the nut state […]

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces. By JOSH MEYER When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a […]

The World on January 20, 2017

The World on January 20, 2017

By Victor Davis Hanson, March 14, 2017   Red-blue tensions at home, mounting dangers abroad.   Most Americans are worried about our domestic crises. Obama left office after doubling the debt to $20 trillion. Near-zero interest rates over eight years have impoverished an entire generation of seniors — and yet remain key to servicing the […]