Author: Greg C. Reeson

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October 21, 2011

Election 2012: GOP presidential candidates, lawmakers address narco-terrorism

Filed under: War On Terror - 21 Oct 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Subcommittee plans to hear testimony Wednesday on the frightening Mexican drug cartels who are attempting to establish strong footholds throughout the United States.

April 14, 2011

Oprah cold-shoulders “Obama 2012”

Filed under: In The News - 14 Apr 2011

Wow….  Have the scales fallen from Oprah’s eyes?  Pop Eater is reporting that the famously rotund Obamabot will not be supporting him in 2012, as he bids to complete the “transformation” of America.  The Oprah Winfrey Network, a joint …

August 3, 2010

Disgrace update: Blumenthal lies about military service, holds commanding 17-point lead

With disgraces rolling off the public-policy conveyor like poison Hershey Kisses, bitter pills these days have become commonplace and generic; yet, once in awhile, one bobs to the surface (like the shark in Jaws) to highlight how far we’ve gone …

July 13, 2009

A Coming Attack on Iran?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 13 Jul 2009

The United States and its European allies have tried for years to negotiate with Iran in an effort to resolve questions concerning Tehran’s suspected pursuit of nuclear weapons. Thus far, those efforts have yielded no progress, and it appears that …

June 24, 2009

Post-Election Iran and the Way Ahead

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 24 Jun 2009

Any hope that the result of last week’s presidential election in Iran might be overturned is now, more than likely, gone. More than 200 of the 290 members of Iran’s parliament have endorsed the victory of incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, …

June 6, 2009

Withdrawing from Afghanistan

Filed under: War On Terror - 06 Jun 2009

The United States is in the early stages of a concerted effort to salvage the war in Afghanistan. A new commander has been charged with executing a fresh strategy, the number of U.S. military personnel committed to the fight is …

May 7, 2009

Losing Pakistan

Filed under: Featured Conservative,War On Terror - 07 May 2009

Earlier this year I wrote an article in which I offered four steps the United States might take to prevent Pakistan from becoming a failed state. They were to strengthen the Pakistani government through targeted economic aid; to reorient the …

April 20, 2009

Taking the Fight to the Pirates

The recent pirate attack on the Maersk Alabama off the coast of Somalia was the first such attack by pirates on a U.S.-flagged ship in more than 200 years. Shortly after the U.S. Navy rescued the ship’s captain, Richard Phillips, …

April 3, 2009

In Afghanistan, Obama Goes “All In”

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 03 Apr 2009

The United States and its allies are in danger of losing the war in Afghanistan. The level of violence has risen steadily over the past seven years, the Taliban are in control of large portions of the countryside, insurgent elements …

March 5, 2009

Getting it Right in Iraq

Filed under: War On Terror - 05 Mar 2009

President Obama entered office promising the American people that he would shift the country’s military focus away from a steadily improving situation in Iraq and toward Afghanistan, where violence and instability have increased each year since the United States launched …

February 16, 2009

Afghanistan: Rethinking an Old Alliance

The United States and its allies are in danger of losing the war in Afghanistan. A resurgent Taliban is in control of large parts of the country, the central government in Kabul is corrupt and incapable of exerting its authority …

February 1, 2009

Iraq: Planning a “Responsible” Withdrawal

Filed under: Politically Incorrect Reality,War On Terror - 01 Feb 2009

On his first full day as Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama met with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen, CENTCOM commander General David Petraeus, and Iraq commander General Raymond Odierno, and directed …

January 7, 2009

Gaza Offers Israel A Golden Opportunity

When Israel agreed to the cease-fire agreement that ended the Second Lebanon War in 2006, it suffered a strategic defeat that the Israeli government now has a chance to correct. The ongoing operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip offer …

December 11, 2008

Obama’s Afghan War

Filed under: War On Terror - 11 Dec 2008

With security gains made over the past 18 months holding and slow-but-steady political accommodation taking root in Baghdad, it appears the United States is growing closer to the end of its active combat role in Iraq. President-elect Barack Obama, who …

November 21, 2008

Obama’s World

President-elect Barack Obama has been receiving classified, presidential-level intelligence briefings for more than a week now. These briefings, which involve highly detailed, sensitive information not shared with Senators or presidential candidates, are no doubt giving the incoming president a new …

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