Tweet When last I wrote, the CIA denied giving a stand down order and denial of aid to Glen Doherty and Lance Woods. Since then, the White House has issued a carefully worded statement to the effect that “Neither the president nor anyone in the White House denied any requests for assistance in Benghazi.” That [...]
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Tweet In war, it’s entirely possible to have battle causalities increase despite the fact that you’re winning. This is because, as with the Surge in Iraq, you are aggressively engaging the enemy. Yes, you are defeating the enemy, decimating his numbers, and driving him back, but the very fact of engagement is necessarily going to [...]
Tweet I’ve never doubted Obama’s fundamental anti-Israel beliefs, nor have I ever thought he’s on a right, or even a sane, track in the Middle East. As much as anything, though, my feelings regarding Obama’s Israel/Middle East attitudes were predicated on a gut attitude resulting from his pre-presidency friendships and his execrable Cairo speech. Now, [...]