NYBooks.com: Dr. David Bromwich: Stay Out of Syria!

After the troubling revelations of the May 8 Senate hearing on Benghazi, much remains unclear about the attack that killed four Americans last September. Were the killers aiming to prove the incompetence of…

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Washington Free Beacon: Border Patrol: China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea

China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang to attack, U.S. officials…

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Thomson Reuters: Israel fires into Syria after Golan attack on troops

Israel said it fired into Syria on Sunday and destroyed a machinegun position in the Golan Heights from where shots had been fired at Israeli soldiers in a further spillover of the Syrian civil war along a tense front…

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New York Post: Lawmakers to get drone report before CIA hearing

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s choice to head the CIA faces a Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing just hours after lawmakers are expected to receive…

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Wall Street Journal: Ryan Smith: The Reality That Awaits Women in Combat

America has been creeping closer and closer to allowing women in combat, so
Wednesday’s news that the decision has now been made is not…

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NY Times: Libya’s Unintended Consequences

In this July 7, 2012 OpEd, Ross Douthat outlines a Libya regime change policy, that is void of boots on the ground, but with a prolific flow of weapons from the conflict into the “wrong” hands.  Many of these weapons served to create an arsenal in neighboring Mali, where political instability has provided a possible regional base for al Qaeda; and potenially an incubator for the attack at Benghazi.