Politics & Policy

Saudi Squander

Five years ago, oil was $30 a barrel.  Post Labor Day 2008, oil topped out at $82. This has produced a multi-billion dollar windfall for oil producing nations, particularly Saudi ...
Politics & Policy

Hamas Rules

The Hamas terror organization that gained power through a violent coup in the Gaza Strip in June is now signaling that it will maintain its rule through a combination of ...
Politics & Policy

Asking for It

After four days of debate, the House of Representatives recently approved a nonbinding resolution opposing President Bush’s troop increase in Iraq by a vote of 246-182.  According to House Speaker Nancy ...
Politics & Policy

The Iraqi Nexus

There is a partisan debate going on inside the Beltway over the number of foreign terrorists inside Iraq. Democrats who seek to undermine the Saddam-al Qaeda link, which was a ...
Politics & Policy

Tehran’s Hidden Hand

The State Department’s annual “Patterns of Global Terrorism” report was issued earlier this month, complete with its usual hit parade of terrorist groups, state sponsors and emerging trends. Predictably, Iran ...