The New World Map

Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers 6/19/2015

…The Islamic State plans to take Baghdad to make it the capital of a radical Sunni caliphate from what is left of Syria and Iraq.

Its enemy, theocratic Iran, is forging its own Shiite empire. Through its proxies, Iran now effectively runs much of Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. […]

Putin, Austria name 1915 Armenian killings ‘genocide’

Hurriyet Daily News 4/23/2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin has joined the list of world leaders and governments who have named the killing of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire “genocide,” just one day after the Austrian parliament issued a similar declaration, prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador.

“April 24, 1915, is a mournful […]

Report Accuses Hillary Adviser Who Ran Intel Service of Illegally Lobbying for Vladimir Putin Ally

Breitbart News Breitbart.com 30 Mar 2015

The Hillary Clinton confidant who was caught running a clandestine intelligence service for her may have also illegally lobbied for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ally in the nation of Georgia.

According to a Gawker report, Sidney Blumenthal, the top Clinton confidant, and “another former official from Bill Clinton’s administration […]

They'll like us when we win against ISIS

Daniel Hannan Opinion The Washington Examiner 2/23/2015

What is pulling Western-born boys, a surprising number of them converts from other religions, to the grisly banner of Islamic State? Surely a lot of the attraction has to do with the pitiless confidence that characterizes all totalitarian movements. The Salafists, like the Bolsheviks and the Nazis before […]

Obama is on a rampage

Michael Goodwin The New York Post 2/22/2015

He can’t bring himself to call Islamic terrorists what they are, but President Obama finally said something with which we can all agree. Speaking of his remaining time in office, he said: “Two years is a long time.”

He can say that again — and did, attaching a […]

Stephen Harper’s Moral Clarity

Max Boot Commentary Magazine 11/17/2014

…It is easy to say that Harper’s comments are inconsequential because Canada doesn’t matter much on the world stage. And it’s true that such strong words would carry more weight if coming from Barack Obama. But that is impossible to imagine because President Obama has never once spoken with the […]