Zinke: Obama Needs to Give Congress a Plan to Fight Islamic State

Former SEAL says American inaction ‘emboldened Islamic terrorists’

Bill McMorris The Washington Free Beacon 2/4/2015

Rep. Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.), a retired Navy SEAL, plans to confront President Obama about his administration’s failure to confront the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) when newly elected members of Congress visit the White House.


Documentary: Obama Admin ‘Warned by Everybody’ about Islamic State but ‘Did Almost Nothing’

The Washington Free Beacon 10/29/2014

On Tuesday evening, PBS’s Frontline aired the new documentary “The Rise of ISIS”, which detailed its investigation into the “miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS”.

The documentary included interviews with key Obama administration officials and experts.

Frontline’s Ken Pollak interviewed the Former American Ambassador to Iraq James […]

Police officer who shot Michael Brown did NOT suffer a broken eye socket but he did go to hospital with a swollen face after deadly altercation. Updated.

Officer Darren Wilson did not suffer a broken eye socket as a result of his deadly confrontation, according to latest reports On Tuesday it was reported that he had suffered an ‘orbital blowout fracture’ The officer was taken to a hospital with a badly swollen face following the shooting on August 9, but x-rays […]

Iraq Said to Seek U.S. Strikes on Militants

Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt The New York Times 6/11/2014

WASHINGTON — As the threat from Sunni militants in western Iraq escalated last month, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki secretly asked the Obama administration to consider carrying out airstrikes against extremist staging areas, according to Iraqi and American officials.

But Iraq’s appeals for military […]

Defenders of the Free World v. Putin in the Ukraine

James Woods Twitter 4/19/2014


Our answer to Putin in the Ukraine… pic.twitter.com/H71Dw75vWI

— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) April 19, 2014



Related: This morning Michael Yon wrote on FaceBook: “U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says”

Good. Russia needs to hear the clear message that if it steps foot on NATO […]

Gen. Dempsey’s ‘failures in leadership’ cited in #Benghazi disaster

Rowan Scarborough The Washington Times 1/23/2014

Congress generally has given the Pentagon a pass on failing to come to the aid of Americans in Benghazi — that is until now.

Six Republicans on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, have issued a blistering criticism of Army Gen. […]