Monthly Archives: July 2007

Iraq Neighbors Disagree with Democrats

Bloomberg reports today that America’s “Arab allies caution against a quick U.S. exit from Iraq.” Major Arab allies of the U.S. cautioned today against a precipitous troop withdrawal from Iraq that could shake the region and fuel regional instability, Defense … Continue reading

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Winning in Iraq – “A Real Big Problem”

House Majority Whip James Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, said Monday that if the progress report on Iraq due this September from General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker is generally positive, as appears of late to be the case, “that would … Continue reading

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Presidential Authority

A July 18, 2007, a Washington Post/AP Poll reports that “more than six in 10 Americans – 62 percent – said Congress should have the final say on when to pull out U.S. forces [from Iraq].” Article II, Section 2 … Continue reading

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Sheehan Bites the Hand that Fed Her

“I was a lifelong Democrat only because the choices were limited. The Democrats are the party of slavery and were the party that started every war in the 20th century, except the other Bush debacle. The Federal Reserve, permanent federal … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia says New Amsterdam Times

“The U.S. command said… the highest-ranking Iraqi in the leadership of al-Qaida in Iraq has been arrested, adding that information from him indicates the group’s foreign-based leadership wields considerable influence over the Iraqi chapter,’ the Associated Press reports. That’s al … Continue reading

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Newspaper Generals

In 1863, Confederate General Robert E. Lee, lamenting on the current state of the War to a Georgia congressman, said “We have made a great mistake…and I fear, in spite of all we can do, it will prove to be … Continue reading

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Iraq – A Safe Haven for al-Qaeda

U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that al-Qaida has rebuilt its operating capability to a level not seen since just before Sept. 11, 2001. John Kringen, who heads the CIA’s analysis directorate, echoed the concerns about al-Qaida’s resurgence during testimony and … Continue reading

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