Retired Intel Officer: Foley Rescue Attempt Failed Because Obama ‘Dragged His Feet’

Larry O’Connor The Washington Free Beacon 8/21/2014

…Thursday morning, [Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.)] appeared on WMAL radio in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ISIS execution of American journalist James Foley earlier this week. He told me and co-host Brian Wilson that the recently revealed rescue attempt led by Special Forces earlier this summer failed […]

Flashback: A reminder about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion problem

Michelle Malkin 5/31/2014

While many people jumped aboard the Bowe Bergdahl bandwagon, I was not one of them. His release today in exchange for five Taliban commanders who had been in custody at Gitmo underscores troubling questions that have persisted since his alleged abduction.

Longtime readers will recall questions raised here about the circumstances of […]

Petraeus resigns — is there a Benghazi connection?

Paul Mirengoff PowerLine 11/9/2012

General Petraeus has resigned as CIA Director, citing an extramarital affair. “Such behavior,” he says, “is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours.”

But the affair apparently took place some time ago. Petraeus says it happened “after 37 years marriage.” He has been […]

Quote of the day

“We don’t have a foreign policy: we have Obama’s prejudices.”

–Lt. Col. Ralph Peters in an interview with Laura Ingraham on The O’Reilly Factor, 26 March 2010