Patricia Laya Bloomberg 4/23/2013
Spanish police arrested two men they said may have ties to an al-Qaeda terrorist group in North Africa after one of them allegedly praised the recent Boston Marathon bombings.
The suspects, who were detained five days before the Madrid marathon event, are not believed to have possessed explosives or planned attacks [...]
Patrick Goodenough CNS News 3/13/2013
The “Arab spring” has benefited Islamists rather than democracy advocates, while political transitions and unrest in the region have provided opportunities for terrorists to mount attacks against U.S. interests, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told lawmakers Tuesday.
Delivering the intelligence community’s annual report on threats facing the United States, [...]
Daniel Greenfield FrontPage Magazine 3/5/2013
Good news. Your UN Budget isn’t just the result of corruption and greed, it’s also the product of huge amounts of alcohol. Word on that comes from Joseph Torsella, the U.S. ambassador for management and reform at the United Nations.
“We make the modest proposal that the negotiating rooms should [...]
Thomas Joscelyn The Weekly Standard Vol. 18, No. 25 3/11/2013
During a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center on April 30, 2012, John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee to head the CIA, discussed “The Ethics and Efficacy of the U.S. President’s Counterterrorism Strategy.” Brennan explained that President Obama has “pledged to share as much information with [...]
A gathering of the tortured in Geneva shames the UN Human Rights Council by giving victims not perpetrators a platform to tell their story
Daniel Schwammenthal The Comentator 24 February 2013
The speakers were never meant to live and tell their stories. Their torturers expected them to either submit or die. But somehow these men [...]