Save the SEALs

A serious nation doesn’t prosecute its heroes

Editorial The Washington Times Tuesday, December 1, 2009

In the latest absurdity in the war on terrorism, Petty Officers Matthew McCabe, Jonathan Keefe and Julio Huertas face charges related to the apprehension of Ahmed Hashim Abed, alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four American security contractors […]

Saudi Columnist: Obama Will Be President of the ‘United Collapse of America’ No. 2668 November 25, 2009

In a November 16, 2009 op-ed in the London-based Saudi daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Hamad Al-Majed, founder of the Saudi National Human Rights Association and a lecturer in education, mourns the U.S.’s military, political, and economic collapse. He pointed out that the U.S.’s failures are affecting many countries, and that […]

Navy SEALs Face Assault Charges for Capturing Most-Wanted Terrorist

By Rowan Scarborough Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Navy SEALs have secretly captured one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq — the alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four Blackwater USA security guards in Fallujah in 2004. And three of the SEALs who captured him are now facing criminal charges, sources told […]

Pickens Says U.S. Deserves a Preferred Purchase on Iraqi Oil

by Paul Glader The Wall Street Journal October 6, 2009

Texas investor T. Boone Pickens says he told President Bush that the war in Iraq should give America a preferred deal on Iraqi oil, at least parallel to what the Chinese have brokered.

“He said it would look like we were at war for oil,” […]

Gen. Petraeus treated for prostate cancer

USA Today October 6, 2009

Gen. David Petraeus — the key figure behind the Iraq surge and a now a key player in Afghanistan as head of the U.S. Central Commander — has been undergoing two months of radiation treatment for early stage prostate cancer, news outlets are reporting.

That may explain his somewhat low-key […]

On Afghanistan, US military puts Obama on the spot

by Dan DeLuce AFP news Saturday, October 3, 2009

WASHINGTON (AFP) – By openly declaring their views on the Afghan war, US military leaders have placed President Barack Obama in a bind as he faces a fraught decision over the troubled US-led mission. Obama has refused to quickly approve a request from his commanders for […]