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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »

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The Conservative victory in the UK augurs well for Republicans in 2016 (Guest Post)

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  The British center right party, the Conservatives, won a stunning victory upsetting all predictions of a hung Parliament. This makes the US the exception in the English speaking world of being the only government headed by a leftist, Barack Obama (whom I shall call oBUMa from now on). John Key (New Zealand), Tony Abbott… Read more »

Hillary will pay back all she owes with American policy favors. And she owes a lot

Hillary will pay back all she owes with American policy favors. And she owes a lot

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  There is a term for those who will do favors for cash. Hillary Clinton. We already knew that the Clintons pulled down $25 million in speaking fees since 2014. While not illegal, it certainly is questionable ethically since it’s been common knowledge for the last thirty years or so that Hillary was going to… Read more »

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The “False Narrative” of the Feinstein Report is a Dark Stain on America’s Image

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Lawfare Blog: Following an American special forces raid on the compound of Islamic State operative Abu Sayyaf, U.S. interrogators, who are part of the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group, have flown to Iraq in order to question Umm Sayyaf, the wife of Abu Sayyaf, who was taken during the operation. Umm Sayyaf was allegedly involved… Read more »

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Forcing Stephanopolous Away from 2016 Election Coverage is Exactly the Wrong Move (Guest Post)

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ABC News has an integrity problem. More specifically, they have a George Stephanopolous problem (Major H/T to Ace of Spades HQ, which provided many of the external links in this post). One quick admin note – throughout this post I’ll be referring to him as George, not out of disrespect as one particularly obnoxious individual likes… Read more »

Was toppling Libya all about the money?

Was toppling Libya all about the money?

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In 2011 Barack Obama led from behind a NATO coalition bent on removing Moammar Gaddafi from power in Libya. The removal and death of Gaddafi was, Obama put it, a warning to “iron fisted” rulers everywhere. Syria, Iran and North Korea excepted, of course. Over at Foreign Policy this was hailed as a huge success…. Read more »

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Obama, Mohammed & ICANN – The Biggest Bad Deal No One’s Talking About

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Thankfully humans are no longer slaves to their environment. We have been able to use our creativity and ingenuity to adapt (some of) the world around us to make our lives longer, less dangerous and in many cases, more enjoyable. Throughout history there have been many inventions or innovations that have changed the world: The… Read more »

The Truth About the Status of Forces Agreement

The Truth About the Status of Forces Agreement

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SoFA was always meant and expected to be renegotiated upon, when Bush had originally signed it in October of 2008; and its’ been argued that if the Obama Administration had pushed hard for it (they lacked true interest and will, having sent Biden and a JV team of negotiators shortly before the SoFA deadline for… Read more »