Congress should approve future military action only when Washington has no alternative course to protect America--its territory, people, or constitutional liberties.
"He was the leader of a network of veteran al-Qaeda operatives, sometimes called the Khorasan group."
Thursday's stark warning from one of the West's most influential spymasters mirrors a growing concern among Western political
7. Who warned President Obama not to "poison the well"? a. Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei b. Arab villagers who say Obama poisoned
U.S. officials have described Khorasan as a particularly menacing faction of militants who have been using their sanctuary
The U.S. targeted senior leaders of the shadowy Khorasan Group Wednesday night with airstrikes conducted in Sarmada, a town
After years of government lies -- from claims of WMDs in Iraq to zero civilian casualties in drone strikes -- you'd think the members of the fourth estate would have learned a lesson. But the mainstream U.S. media plays the role of government lapdog more than watchdog.
This atrocious behavior on the most important function that the nation's founders gave Congress -- taking the nation to war -- is typical and is an indication that Congress' war power has been severely eroded by abdication as well as by presidential usurpation.
Words like "empire" and "imperialism" do not appear in the mainstream media. We opt instead for the comforting euphemisms -- "exceptional," "unique," "indispensable." Neither will our leaders admit the obvious -- that we have volunteered to sacrifice our youth and our treasure to keep our right to be the world's policeman, judge, jury and executioner.
This is in contrast to the somewhat more skeptical tone some outlets took in their reporting on the ISIS group. "What is