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Must Counterinsurgency Wars Fail?

Must Counterinsurgency Wars Fail?
by Daniel Pipes
Washington Times
September 14, 2008
by Daniel Pipes
[WT title: "Can Counterinsurgency Win?"]
When it comes to a state fighting a nonstate enemy, there is a widespread impression the state is doomed to fail.

In 1968, Robert F. Kennedyconcluded that victory in Vietnam was "probably ...

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Palin's Religious Beliefs Are The Same As Middle America's

Palin's Religious Beliefs Are The Same As Middle America's

September 13, 2008

By Marie Jon
As the "drive-by-media" continues to look at every aspect of Sarah Palin's personal and religious life, they are digging themselves into a big hole, turning what they believe will cause her harm, to work for her good. If you take nothing else from this, remember ...

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Sarah Palin wins the tug of war with Charlie Gibson

Sarah Palin wins the tug of war with Charlie Gibson

September 13, 2008

By Vincent Gioia

ABC's Charlie Gibson has displayed a side of him as an "interviewer" that has not been seen when Democrats are in his line of vision. His "interview" with Governor Sarah Palin was out of the inquisition playbook which is ironic since Charlie by ...

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Heroic Humility

September 13, 2008
By W. Thomas Smith Jr.
GIANTS OF MEN: That was to be my title until my friend, nationally syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker, beat me to the punch with her title, Giants Among the Lilliputians.

Of course, I played up the bit with her about great minds thinking alike. But I'm ...

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We Can't Afford the Democrats' Platform

We Can't Afford the Democrats' Platform

September 12, 2008
by Phyllis Schlafly

The past two presidential elections taught the losing Democrats a couple of political lessons. They learned that attacks on guns and defense of abortion are no longer winning issues for them, and this new awakening is reflected in their 2008 Party Platform ...

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Russian Defector on Verge of Deportation from the US

September 11, 2008
Rutherford Urges President Bush, Va. Senators & Rep. Goode to Intervene on Behalf of Russian Immigrant Denied Political Asylum, Awaiting Deportation
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —Gennady Denisenko, a Virginia resident who has lived in the United States since defecting from the Soviet ...

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NASA: Its Time to Fire Activist Dr James Hansen

Sep 11, 2008
Note to NASA: Fire Dr. James Hansen, Now!
ICECAP

I've been wrestling with this topic for hours now as to how to best present it in this forum.  I finally decided to simply just write it as I see it. It has been an ugly day for law and common sense in the world. Vandalism in the name ...

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Red-State Feminism

September 8, 2008
Kay S. Hymowitz - City Journal
Beware of underestimating Palinsanity.
Sarah Palin may be today's Elvis, but that doesn't mean she'll be the Queen. Vice presidential nominees rarely change the course of presidential politics, and despite last week's Google records, Palin may well ...

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Together Again

by Kathy Shaidle
FrontPageMagazine.com | 9/9/2008

Following the 1959 communist revolution led by Raul and Fidel Castro, Cuba served as the Soviet Union's strategic partner and proxy, due to its key location just 90 miles off the coast of Florida. Now, under an increasingly assertive and ...

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