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For Secretary of State: John Bolton

Cal Thomas,  President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering seriously at least two men for the critical position of secretary of state. One, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has divided the Trump team between those who think it is a good idea and those who think Romney’s severe criticism of Trump during the campaign disqualifies him.

Airstrikes on Iraq Carry Risks as Obama Weighs Options

 The airstrikes that President Barack Obama is considering against Islamic militants in Iraq could prove as messy and inconclusive as the war the U.S. thought had ended there in 2011. Unlike the strikes that preceded the Iraq and Afghanistan ground wars, any air offensive this time would come with the encouragement and support of the

The Obama Presidency Descends Into Farce

Peter Wehner According to the Washington Post Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Thursday that he has seen “raw data” indicating that the Syrian government¨has used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon in a “number of ­instances” in recent months. “There will be consequences” if evidence of new chemical use is confirmed, Kerry said,

Nigerian ˜sex-slaves’ disrupt Obama narrative on Islam

Raymond Ibrahim  Islamic law permits the possession of concubines, or sex slaves. This has been demonstrated countless times, including through Islamic clerics quoting Islamic scriptures, and through ordinary Muslims, past and present, acting on it. That said, Islamic sanctioned sex-slavery does not perturb the Western world simply because the powers-that-be—specifically academia, media, and government—ignore it,

Issa Issues Another Subpoena to John Kerry Over Benghazi Testimony

Katie Pavlich  Two weeks ago the House Oversight Committee issued a subpoena to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to produce documentation and to testify about the 9/11 terror attack in Benghazi on May 21. The subpoena came after State Department officials failed for months to comply with multiple subpoenas requesting Benghazi information and

Israel Wants To Give Mount Zion And The Tomb Of David To The Vatican?

Michael SnyderEnd of the American Dream  What would make Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to hand over Mount Zion and the Tomb of David to the Vatican? One member of the Knesset has publicly stated that Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef has informed him that Netanyahu has formally asked for halakhic permission to give

U.S. House committee subpoenas Kerry over Benghazi

 The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee has issued a subpoena for Secretary of State John Kerry to testify at a May 21 public hearing concerning the attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, the committee said on Friday. Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said the panel wanted Kerry to answer questions about the State Department’s

Ukrainian minister urges residents in city of Slaviansk to stay indoors, away from Windows

Ukraine says operation underway to end separatist grip on eastern town  Ukrainian security forces have launched an “anti-terrorist” operation to end the grip of separatists on an eastern town, Ukraine’s interior minister said on Sunday. “An anti-terrorist operation has begun in Slaviansk. It is being directed by the anti-terrorist center of the state security service.