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Al Qaeda to Be Part of New Libyan Government

Ali Tarhouni, the deputy chairman of the rebels’ executive board announced today that he was appointing a Supreme Security Committee of civilian officials and militia leaders, as a prelude to forming a new Libyan government. That said, Mr. Tarhouni also announced that … Continue reading

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Proving Obama Is a Failed President

Last week, Jonathan Alter at Bloomberg posed a tantalizing question: “you think Obama’s been a bad president? Prove it.” More specifically, he issues the following challenge to Obama-doubters: “Your mission, Jim (and readers named something else), should you decide to … Continue reading

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Syria: A Clearer Case for Intervention

With American forces tied down providing air cover for rebels in al Qaeda-infested Benghazi, the United States has committed forces that it could have used to enforce a no-fly zone over its real enemy in Damascus. So far, Syrian government forces … Continue reading

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Attacking Libya Serves Iran’s Security Interests

What Qaddafi has done to his people is morally reprehensible, but why is it any different than events in Sudan, Zimbabwe, Côte d’Ivoire, or Bahrain? More importantly, how does intervention in the conflict meet vital American interests? On the contrary, … Continue reading

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Another Sign That Attacking Libya Has Harmed America’s Nuclear Non-Proliferation Efforts

Right on queue, the North Koreans are proclaiming that the West’s disarmament agreement with Libya was “an invasion tactic to disarm the country.” I’m not surprised. All of this was, of course, forseeable. For American vital interests, the threat of nuclear proliferation … Continue reading

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Let the Middle Eastern Proliferation Spiral Begin!

“There is probably no institution in the world that should be kept as far away from a nuclear power plant as the Turkish Atomic Energy Institution.” — Nuclear regulator charged with supervising nuclear material A little less than a week … Continue reading

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