Monthly Archives: January 2012

Decade’s Lesson since 9/11: Calling a Spade a Spade

By Dr. Walid Phares Ten years have slipped by since Osama bin Laden’s jihadists massacred thousands of men, women and children in the northeastern United States, prompting the start of what Americans came to know as the War on Terror. The … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Cutting-Edge Middle East Strategy

By Dr. Walid Phares As the US electoral process grinds on and Republican primary debates fold into state primaries and caucuses, candidates’ views on national security and foreign policy are being carefully scrutinized by voters who consider them crucial components of … Continue reading

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Running for president: Mundane and boring discipline

By Ken Feltman Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas – only I don’t exactly know what they are. – Lewis Carroll Surprised that Mitt Romney is headed to the Republican nomination? Surprised that Newt Gingrich is reacting like … Continue reading

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Bill Daley departs the White House

By Ken Feltman William Daley’s departure as White House chief of staff may signal that the reelection campaign of President Obama will make a hard left turn. Daley sought consensus not confrontation, solutions not advantage. That put him at odds … Continue reading

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Who wins a dead heat?

By Ken Feltman Rick Santorum “wins” the dead heat with Mitt Romney, no matter what the final totals are. Retail politics prevails. But will Santorum have the resources and organization to compete in New Hampshire and South Carolina? Probably not. Ron Paul will … Continue reading

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