An ICE Agent’s Quest for Justice
Victor Avila is a survivor. Soft-spoken but iron-willed, he dedicated his life to law enforcement and to his country. Yet, the feds are now fighting tooth and nail to bury the full truth about the 2011 ambush by Los Zetas …
Did Atomic Graft Help the Kremlin Capture 20 Percent of U.S. Uranium?
The charges are explosive — let’s hope not literally.
‘The FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion, and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the …
School Discipline Is Not Racist
A middle-school teacher in suburban Virginia confided in a friend about a troubling incident that was causing her nightmares: When she touched a student’s sleeve while telling him to quiet down, he swore at her and threatened her with physical …
Trump to End DACA — in Six Months
Former NROer Eliana Johnson reports at Politico that in his announcement tomorrow, Trump will vow to end DACA, the program granting work permits to illegal-immigrant “DREAMers” who arrived as children and teens — but six months from now, to give Congress …
Get Rid of the Iran Deal: Here Are Four Options
It’s no secret that President Trump would like to shake off the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear agreement with Iran. Negotiated by the Obama administration and opposed by most Americans when it was finalized in 2015, it …
Why Doesn’t Trump Just Unmask the Unmasking?
Is “unmasking” the Republican version of “collusion”: dramatic huffing and puffing in lieu of something truly worth huffing and puffing about?
I wonder. I’ve watched the story closely but I haven’t written about it for a while because …
For the second time since taking office, President Trump has recertified that Iran is in compliance with the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, giving the regime in Tehran another 90 days of sanctions relief. The decision comes days after the …
Trump’s Executive Amnesty
Getting control of illegal immigration is at the top of Donald Trump’s to-do list, and, on the campaign trail, he vowed to end the Obama administration’s “unconstitutional executive amnesty” on his first day in office.
So why hasn’…
Actually, There Was Extensive Improper NSA Collection Under Obama
President Trump, this morning: “The big story is the ‘unmasking and surveillance’ of people that took place during the Obama Administration.”
Trump has a fair complaint; his administration did come into office and learn of a National Security Agency program …
Is Trump All Talk on Iran?
During his trip to the Middle East last week, President Donald Trump had one consistent theme and he never wavered from it: The region needs to unite to stop Iran. Mutual antipathy for Tehran has driven Arab regimes such as …
On the Left, the Missing Debate over the Iran Deal
President Trump’s decision to remain in the nuclear agreement with Iran while working to fix its numerous flaws has temporarily put to bed an ideological debate, which I discussed in a recent NRO piece, between the two main conservative …
The U.S. Embassy in Havana Was Attacked, and Castro Must Answer for It
We should not have been surprised by the reports that the United States may close its embassy in Havana after the State Department confirmed that 25 U.S. diplomats and relatives stationed in the Cuban capital have suffered mysterious sonic assaults. …
Why Trump Is Right and the Experts Are Still Wrong about the Iran Deal
The experts all agree. They are very nervous about the Trump administration’s continued dithering about whether it will again certify Iran’s compliance in the nuclear deal. As the New York Times helpfully pointed out in an article about …
Strategic Vulnerability: Obama’s Drastic Cuts to Missile Defense
In response to growing concerns that North Korea would launch an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) at the U.S., President Donald Trump retweeted former ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton, who argued that the Obama administration’s skepticism of …
Initiated under Obama, a Plan for Cleaning Voter Rolls Is Now ‘Radical’
Can a state ensure that its voter rolls aren’t filled with non-residents and dead people who shouldn’t be registered to vote? The Left doesn’t think so, but the U.S. Department of Justice answered yes recently when …
The Curious Case of Natalia Veselnitskaya
She is relentlessly described as a “Russian lawyer” in media reporting. It should not escape our notice, then, that Natalia Veselnitskaya is not an American lawyer. She is not admitted to practice law in the United States.
So why was …
Illegal Immigrants Can Now Defend the Laws They Break
California and New York will become the first states to allow illegal immigrants to practice law and be sworn in as lawyers. In so doing, they will grant the privilege of upholding the law and defending the U.S. Constitution …
Good Riddance to the Obama DOJ’s Scandalous Settlement ‘Slush Fund’ Policy
Some good news out of the embattled DOJ:
The Justice Department announced Wednesday it will no longer allow prosecutors to strike settlement agreements with big companies directing them to make payouts to outside groups, ending an Obama-era practice that Republicans …
What the House Subpoenas of Rice, Brennan, and Power in the ‘Unmasking’ Probe Mean
The House Intelligence Committee has reportedly issued seven subpoenas in connection with its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and of the Obama administration’s potentially illegal use of the government’s foreign-intelligence-collection power for the purpose of monitoring …
Explosive Revelation of Obama Administration Illegal Surveillance of Americans
During the Obama years, the National Security Agency intentionally and routinely intercepted and reviewed communications of American citizens in violation of the Constitution and of court-ordered guidelines implemented pursuant to federal law.
The unlawful surveillance appears to have been a …