In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Trump: Middle East Leaders Agreed to Stop Funding Islamism

President Trump today indicated that Muslim leaders he met with in Saudi Arabia earlier this week agreed to stop funding the ideologies that lead to to terrorism. Trump said during remarks in Brussels: This call for driving out terrorism is a message I took to a historic gathering of Arab and Muslim leaders across the region, hosted by Saudi Arabia. There, I spent much time

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Obama’s Egypt Policy Leading to an Islamist Takeover

Ahh, it’s Arab spring, and the smell of Islamic fundamentalism is in the air. Gosh I hate to be right. Hate it, hate it, hate it. I wrote in February that Obama was being hasty shoving Mubarak aside, that it would preclude the type of transition we want. Israel and our Arab allies in the region, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, think we

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Obama’s Very Own Cold War

President Obama’s State of the Union speech focused mainly on minor proposals and second-tier issues like college tuition tax credits and the like. The president, fresh from his “outreach” to Iran, doesn’t seem to understand that he’s engaged in his very own Cold War, and that’s where his attention must lie. The enemy in Obama’s Cold War is not Communism, but Islamism. And Obama’s misunderstanding

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