“If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
Then and now, victories lead to hubris that leads to overreaching that leads to folly, and eventually ruin.
Charges against al-Nashiri have been dropped once before, and the prosecution based its request for a competency review on pretty standard Gitmo complaining.
“If al-Nashiri believes what he did is within his belief and that’s what Allah wanted or his god, well then man up, per se …and stop hiding behind our Constitution.”
The taxpayer price tag so far for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s experts is more than half a million dollars; his lawyer claims accused mastermind has torture PTSD.
by Barry Rubin
Several rational arguments to present to the administration.
Why do the media’s Middle East pundits ignore the Jew-hatred intrinsic to Islamic doctrine?
The Assad regime could now be considered just another competitor for power.
The war is on, and we are in full retreat. And the tandem of Kerry, Hagel and Brennan love it.
The Kirchner government has decided to whitewash Iranian terrorism. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)
A country that was serious about its national security would never put John Brennan in charge.
Meet John Brennan’s kinder, gentler CIA, where foreign partners do the interrogation dirty work and Americans are “pleased” with drone discipline.
by Ron Radosh
The memo that would have had the Left raging, had it been Bush. More from Scott Ott:American Citizens Fair Game Under Obama Doctrine
by Barry Rubin
Anti-Americanism, the hallmark of the “in crowd.”
John Kerry reporting for duty. ALSO: Panetta, Dempsey to testify on Benghazi
High-profile pit bulls going to bat for high-profile detainees file emergency motions to suspend the already glacial proceedings.
FBI thwarts terrorism meant as false-flag operation to ignite left-vs.-right armed conflict in the U.S.
by Mike McNally
Several videos posted online show gangs terrorizing random pedestrians.
What will be the impact of a generation of men willing to stand by and watch women being shot, stabbed, tortured, raped and battered?
by Rick Moran
The number of returning veterans afflicted with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has reached crisis proportions.