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Blaming Islamist Iran Only on the Mossadegh Coup Misreads History

Posted: April 28, 2015 at 12:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Democrats Own Iran Because the Progressive Mindset Ignores Islamist Wrongdoing Daniel Henninger’s op-ed, “The Democrats Own Iran,” will likely bring indignation from “progressives” who love to blame the United States or its allies for the increasing dangers in in the Middle East particularly Iranian nuclear aspirations and support for terrorism.  In the progressive mindset, Iran in […]

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Nations Teaching Negative Versions of Their History Will Not Long Endure

Posted: April 5, 2015 at 4:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Comment on “The End of History Part II” by Lynne V. Cheney Lynne V. Cheney sounds an alarm and raises the question of whether a nation can long endure when it teaches a negative version of its own history to its young.  (The End of History, Part II, Opinion, April 2, 2015).  The “overwhelming” negativity […]

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Iran, Which Helped Al Qaeda Before 9/11, Cannot Be Trusted

Posted: March 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

In “Obamacare for Arms Control,” (Opinion, Mar. 18, 2015), Daniel Henninger justifiably repeated what has been previously stated on the Journal’s editorial page: that Presidents Kennedy, Nixon and Reagan submitted important arms control agreements for approval by the Senate. These included the very first significant nuclear arms accord, the test ban agreement with the Soviets […]

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Inaction on Syria Threatens Saudi Arabia, Not the United States

Posted: September 10, 2013 at 8:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

In making a case for U.S. air strikes on Syria, former Senators Joe Lieberman and John Kyl have argued in the September 6th Wall Street Journal that restraint will “confirm the worst fears” of Israel and moderate Arab states like Jordan” and bring bigger and more devastating wars including “a regional war that could upend the […]

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From Embassy Attacks to the Home Front

Posted: November 2, 2012 at 2:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Obama, Morsi and the Unanswered Challenge to Our Domestic Security The September 11th attackers at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, may have been pursuing the same goal as Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi in his efforts of to free the Blind Sheik, Omar Abdel Rahman from U.S. custody.  There […]

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Obama’s Weak Recovery from the Depths of Liberal Economic Policies

Posted: October 25, 2012 at 7:36 pm   /   Elections, Politics

A basketball player from youth to middle age, President Obama has forgotten what rebounding is all about. Controlling “the boards” in basketball produces opportunity to turn failure into success. It can turn missed shots into scores and an opponent’s similar failures into game-wining fast breaks. Similar things should happen when a free market economy falls […]

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