OSAMA BIN LADEN AND DANGEROUS DOUBLE GAMES: FRANK GAFFNEY

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/dangerous-double-games/ Americans have had a rude awakening. The military’s liquidation of Osama bin Laden a few days ago in a million-dollar, heavily secured compound close by a Pakistani military academy has brought home to many what had previously been understood by only a few: One of the nations officially deemed a key ally in the […]

FROM MEMRI, BAD RACHEL AND JOHN PODHORETZ…..GOTTA SEE THIS VIDEO

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2011/05/02/now-this-is-great-tv/ Iraqi Commentators Come to Blows Discussing the Legacy of Saddam Hussein  

FROM GITMO TO ABBOTTABAD: THE PRESIDENT PREFERS KILL RATHER THAN CAPTURE

From Guantanamo to Abbottabad: JOHN YOO The bin Laden mission benefited greatly from Bush administration interrogation policies, but President Obama still prefers to kill, rather than capture, terrorists. This costs valuable intelligence. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703834804576301032595527372.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories By John Yoo In the space of 40 minutes on Sunday night, two Navy SEAL teams descended on a compound in Abbottabad, […]

THE NASTY KING’S SPEECH: RUTH KING

http://www.mideastoutpost.com/archives/the-nasty-king%e2%80%99s-speech-ruth-king.html Colin Firth is a fine, versatile actor. He is undoubtedly the best Mr. Darcy in all the movies made of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and is now set to play Avraham Stern, the intellectual and poet who became leader of the Jewish underground Fighters for the Freedom of Israel (LEHI), called the Stern […]

A HATE-ISRAEL SPRING: RAEL JEAN ISAAC

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.9425/pub_detail.asp ALSO APPEARS IN MAY ISSUE OF OUTPOST, THE PUBLICATION OF AMERICANS FOR A SAFE ISRAEL http://www.mideastoutpost.com/ Only now is it beginning to dawn on some elements in the media (mainly online websites) that the vaunted Arab spring is likely to prove a nuclear winter to Israel and the United States.  Yet for those willing […]

MICHAEL MUKASEY WAS THE BEST ATTORNEY GENERAL….READ ABOUT HIS TAKE ON WATERBOARDING IN 2007

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15413635 If senators had been hoping that President Bush’s nominee for attorney general would close the door on using harsh interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects, they were disappointed by the answers provided by retired federal judge and attorney general-designate Michael Mukasey. When Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) asked directly whether Mukasey thought a technique that simulates […]

STILL DEBATING “ENHANCED INTERROGATION”…BILL GERTZ

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/may/3/debate-flares-anew-on-harsh-interrogation/ The successful operation against Osama bin Laden has rekindled debate over the use of harsh interrogation techniques during the Bush administration, as a key intelligence leader acknowledged their role in a TV interview Tuesday. CIA Director Leon E. Panetta said some threads of intelligence among the multiple origins came through the use of harsh […]

JAY NORDLINGER: DR. OSCAR ELIAS BISCET…CASTRO’S PRISONER

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/266288 Voice of the Resistance Dr. Óscar Biscet, in Cuba’s prisons for twelve years, speaks Editor’s Note: The below is a slightly expanded version of a piece that appeared in the May 2, 2011, issue of National Review. ‘I need to get to work,” says Dr. Óscar Elías Biscet. Are you familiar with him? He […]

ROBERT COSTA ON REP. PETER KING

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/266381 ‘I almost missed the call,” says Rep. Peter King of New York, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. “For some reason, I had left my phone on vibrate, so I didn’t hear it. Then, about ten minutes after 10 p.m., I saw the red light blinking.” King grabbed his BlackBerry. The first […]

RABBI RICK JACOBS: WE ARE FOR ISRAEL….CHANGE IN THE REFORM MOVEMENT? SEE NOTE

http://weareforisrael.org/2011/05/03/rabbi-rick-jacobs-speech-to-the-consultation-on-conscience/ My Heart is in the East: My Zionist Commitments Rabbi Richard Jacobs SORRY TO BE A WET BLANKET….HE IS A BREATH OF FRESH AIR IN MANY WAYS BUT HIS TWO STATEMENTS HERE CONTRADICT EACH OTHER: FIRST: I will never back down from my commitment to a secure Israel. SECOND:I will not back away from […]