This is all a tragedy for the poor victims in the Middle East and a farce for the well-paid, much-honored careerist opportunists and ideologues in the West.
Especially remarkable is the behavior of Esther. Warned of Haman’s plan, Esther wants to do nothing lest she place herself at risk.
It’s bad enough to be mugged repeatedly but it’s even worse to provide the weapons and money for the assailants while also praising them.
A secretary of defense should not just be a “yes-man.” He should represent an independent point of view and also represent his department’s interests.
Obama went to sleep and he has yet to wake up. And there's graphic proof for that assertion in the streets of Benghazi today.
If they could have pressed a button and Israel would have disappeared, almost none of them would have hesitated.
Obama's State of the Union address touted an American return to world leadership, but concealed the failure of Obama's policies, especially in the Middle East.
In Tunesia, where non-Islamists are actually the majority, the elimination of Choukri Belaid wasn't just a crime, but a political strategy.
After going along with Obama, it is now said in the United States that Netanyahu tried to undermine Obama or didn’t cooperate.
This may be a cautionary lesson about how the fear of seeming to be a 'racist' or 'Islamophobe' can be manipulated to fool people into forgetting law and logic.
While such a visit would resolve previous criticism that Obama never visited Israel as president, it is a mistake, especially given the timing, for a number of reasons.
Hagel's brain is the mass market version of Kerry's and Kerry's is the collector's edition of Obama.
The pseudo-realists in charge of western foreign policy today confuse what other countries should be doing with what they are actually doing.
The internal drive to delegitimize America may aimed at overcoming natural American patriotism by those who would transform the country’s thinking.
Kerry subscribes--as is so fashionable today in the Obama Administration and academia--to the abusive relationship approach to foreign policy.
The left has sided with the reactionaries and against their comrades in other countries because they hate their own countries’ systems more.
Once the rebels start consolidating rule, as happened in Egypt, there will be increasing examples radical Islamist control which the West will ignore.
Attention now turns to the question of how Netanyahu can put together a coalition that will hold 61 seats, a majority needed to form a government.
The US government will provide arms, money, and diplomatic support to a regime whose ruling forces openly evince hysterical antisemitism and call for genocide against Israel.
An organization that can seize about 1,000 hostages in the middle of Algeria, a country whose regime has been so tough on radical Islamists, is not dead.