Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

Breitbart Oped: Joint Chiefs Chairman Rejects Obama Plan to Share Syria Intel with Russia

September 30th, 2016

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford has just gone where no JCS chairman has ever gone before! Unsurprisingly, it took a Marine general to stand up to President Barack Obama in the wake of yet another of his dubious national security decisions.   The same mindless Obama/Kerry negotiating team that

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October 19th, 2015

President Obama’s “embraceable you” foreign policy outreach program towards nations unfriendly to the U.S. has been a disaster. If that was not clear earlier, developments in Syria during these past few weeks should make it abundantly clear. A master of U.S. foreign policy Obama is not. Three nations he courted over the past several years

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Daily Caller Oped: Congress Needs To See The Syrian Refugee Plight For The Myth And Danger It Is

October 18th, 2015

On October 7th, the House of Representatives will hold hearings on President Obama’s initiative to open our doors to more than 100,000 Syrian refugees allegedly fleeing violence there. Hopefully, participating representatives will do what Obama has failed to do by exposing the refugee plight for the myth it is and threat it poses. The vast

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What Future Anthropologists will Say about Us

August 26th, 2014

By James G. Zumwalt Recent news stories reveal a frightening theme emerging. In Iraq and Syria, Islamic terrorist group ISIS expands its borders, unleashing brutality upon its fellow Muslims to “purify” the region of opponents. Undeterred by world opinion or the same political correctness (PC) Islam’s defenders in the U.S. raise to prevent rational discussions

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Even A “Do Nothing” Foreign Policy Eventually Can Be Right

August 1st, 2014

By James ZumwaltIf a U.S. President embraces a “Do Nothing” foreign policy long enough, inaction might eventually prove to be the right course. It has only taken five years and close to 200 rounds of golf in office for President Obama to do it, but his inaction in Iraq to date following significant ISIS ground

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Iraq: What Could Have Been

July 22nd, 2014

By James Zumwalt In the aftermath of the ISIS advance through Iraq and into Syria, the question has been raised in the media as to whether the presence of U.S. forces in Iraq would have made a difference in stopping such a determined enemy or just delayed the eventuality of its ultimate success. That question

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Saudis Recognize Obama as a “Girly Man” President

December 27th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 24 (UPI) — “Saturday Night Live” has run a series of comedy sketches mimicking Arnold Schwarzenegger — “Pumping Up with Hans and Franz.” “Weightlifters” Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon dressed up in sweat suits with inflated, fake muscles. The duo mocked those who didn’t lift weights as “girly men.” Emphasizing the importance

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Warning to Israel

September 26th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 24 (UPI) — As Iran gets closer to developing nuclear weapons, Israel has to decide whether to await U.S. military assistance to stop Tehran or to go it alone. Israel should heed lessons both from the Vietnam War and U.S. inaction in Iraq today.   From the Vietnam War, Israel should remember:

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Israel and the Syrian chemical weapons deal

September 23rd, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 17 (UPI) — As a U.S. Marine going through basic training many decades ago, light humor occasionally came to the fore. Trainees approaching a safety pit to throw hand grenades for the first time confronted a straight-laced instructor barking instructions, concluding with the warning, “Remember, when the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade

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Confronting Iran, Syria’s conjoined twin

September 11th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 10 (UPI) — As U.S. President Barack Obama seeks congressional support authorizing military action against Syria for using chemical weapons against its own people, he ignores a lesson of the April 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Oil spewing from a leak on the ocean floor following the explosion of a

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