Category: Our Foreign Policy

Iran's Bomb Continues Apace

Iran's Bomb Continues Apace

| January 10, 2006 | Reply

Iran has taken another huge step toward building nuclear weapons and no nation seems ready to stop them. TEHRAN, Jan. 10 — Iran resumed work on its nuclear program Tuesday, ending a voluntary suspension by breaking United Nations inspection seals at an atomic facility south of the capital. U.S., European and Russian officials immediately condemned […]

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Whither the Western World?

Whither the Western World?

| January 4, 2006 | Reply

Is Western Culture doomed? Mark Steyn thinks a large part of it may be and says that demographics is the reason. It’s a long article, but worth printing out and reading over your lunch break. UPDATE: I really did sell his article short. It’s not just demographics, but the “root cause” for our demographic decline. […]

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That Iranian President is Bad! Kind of. Maybe.

That Iranian President is Bad! Kind of. Maybe.

| December 22, 2005 | 2 Replies

Why can’t we get a simple Senate Resolution that says we think that Iran’s President is a freaking nutter, that his people are sorely oppressed, and we think they ought to be free? Is that really such a hard thing for our Senators to come together and say? Apparently so.

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Senator Lieberman, Democrat and Truth-Teller

Senator Lieberman, Democrat and Truth-Teller

| November 29, 2005 | 2 Replies

Democrat and Senator, Joe Lieberman: I have just returned from my fourth trip to Iraq in the past 17 months and can report real progress there. More work needs to be done, of course, but the Iraqi people are in reach of a watershed transformation from the primitive, killing tyranny of Saddam to modern, self-governing, […]

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Iraqis, Americans Uncover Torture Prisons. Now there is Opportunity.

Iraqis, Americans Uncover Torture Prisons. Now there is Opportunity.

| November 16, 2005 | Reply

I’m both distressed and heartened by this story. BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 15 – Iraq’s government said Tuesday that it had ordered an urgent investigation of allegations that many of the 173 detainees American troops discovered over the weekend in the basement of an Interior Ministry building in a Baghdad suburb had been tortured by their […]

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Theocracy Alert!

Theocracy Alert!

| November 15, 2005 | 1 Reply

Someone page Michael Newdow. I believe we have a place that’s right up his alley. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) — A court sentenced a teacher to 40 months in prison and 750 lashes for “mocking religion” after he discussed the Bible and praised Jews, a Saudi newspaper reported yesterday. Al-Madina newspaper said secondary-school teacher Mohammad […]

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Edwards: Bring Back the Old Days!

Edwards: Bring Back the Old Days!

| November 13, 2005 | 1 Reply

Pretty-haired John Edwards, who you might remember from the last Presidential election as saying that a John Kerry win would mean paralyzed people would rise up and walk again, is back in the national spotlight once more with an amazing piece of twaddle in today’s Washington Post. His point? Bush Lied. He’s sorry he fell […]

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Israel for Christians.

Israel for Christians.

| November 10, 2005 | Reply

I kind of like the idea of a Christian park/worship center built in Israel with the blessing and cooperation of the Israeli government. JERUSALEM — Officials in Israel say that out of about 2 million people who will realize their dream of visiting the Holy Land this year, more than half will be Christian. And […]

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Who is Killing Saddam's Attorneys?

Who is Killing Saddam's Attorneys?

| November 9, 2005 | Reply

This story interests me, but not for the reasons you might think. BAGHDAD, Nov. 8 — Gunmen shot two attorneys for co-defendants in the trial of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein on Tuesday, killing one and seriously wounding the other, a senior Interior Ministry official said, reviving debate over whether Hussein can get a fair […]

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Look…Theocracy!

Look…Theocracy!

| November 9, 2005 | Reply

This is what a theocracy looks like: BEIJING, Nov. 8 — A prominent pastor in Beijing’s underground Protestant church was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for illegally printing and distributing Bibles and other religious books, in a case that has attracted attention from Christian groups in the United States and elsewhere. The Beijing […]

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