Month: July 2007

Foreign Relations

Brookings Institute Says US Gaining in Iraq

The headline would have read, “We’re Gaining in Iraq,” but I didn’t want to confuse any liberals for whom the “we” in Iraq is al Qaeda. The surge is working according two liberals from the Brookings Institute writing in the New York Times. And according to Dean Barnett blogging on HughHewitt.townhall.com, their former friends on …

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Did Chuck Schumer Try To Murder Chief Justice Roberts?

Not much time tonight . . . watching a movie with the family Chuck Schumer’s an Idiot: Over the weekend, Chuck Schumer (see Malkin) picked up the theme started by Republican Sentator Arlen Specter. The two Senators are looking to indict Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito on perjury charges. Schumer’s …

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New UK PM Praises, Thanks Bush

The Sun Online carries the story of new British Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s rather effusive praise of George W. Bush’s leadership. In his speech, Brown referred to Winston Churchill: The Prime Minister vowed to take Winston Churchill’s lead and make Britain’s ties with America even stronger. Mr Brown stunned critics by THANKING President Bush for …

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US Sinks North Korean Ship?

The Gateway Pundit (which you should read every day) discusses a Debka File report claiming the US sank a North Korean ship bound for Iran carrying nuclear weapon making cargo. Debka is notorious for reporting stories that are, well, stories that aren’t true.  But such a heavy-handed action by the US could explain North Korea’s recent …

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Beginning of End for al Qaeda’s Safehouse?

For years, now, al Qaeda and Taliban criminals have used the Western mountains of Pakistan as their home base.  Emboldened by Pakistani President Musharraf’s reluctance to deal with radical Islam head-on, the Taliban have recently begun a campaign to turn Pakistan into what Afghanistan was before 9/11. Ed Morrissey had been keeping up with these …