Author: Greg C. Reeson



March 13, 2007

Progress in Iraq

Filed under: Featured Conservative,War On Terror - 13 Mar 2007

At the beginning of this year, the Multi-National Force-Iraq military command released its annual report on the state of affairs in the war-torn country once dominated by Saddam Hussein’s dictatorial regime. Called “Iraq: 2006 Year in Review,” the 25-page report …

February 24, 2007

Unprincipled Clinton Unfit to be President

Filed under: The Democrats,War On Terror - 24 Feb 2007

Despite voting to authorize the use of force against Iraq in 2002, Senator and would-be-President Hillary Clinton is now calling for a 90-day deadline to start the redeployment of American troops from what is erroneously called a Sunni – Shiite …

February 4, 2007

It’s Time for the Flat Tax

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 04 Feb 2007

Well, it’s tax time again. As I try to make some sense of the seemingly bottomless pile of papers required to balance my account with the federal government, it strikes me that now, more than ever, is the perfect time …

January 28, 2007

On Iraq, Congress Should Put Up or Shut Up

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 28 Jan 2007

Since the President first unveiled his new strategy for Iraq on January 10th, there has been no shortage of critics claiming the plan was doomed to failure, even before the Defense Department began to work on its implementation.

January 21, 2007

Will Israel Attack Iran (Part 2)

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 21 Jan 2007

In November of last year, I wrote an article speculating about whether or not the Israelis would take the matter of Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons into their own hands by launching a preemptive strike against the Islamic Republic.

January 16, 2007

Iraq Death Watch: When Did We Become Casualty Averse?

It was fascinating to see the mainstream media’s obsession with the death toll in Iraq as the “grim milestone” of 3,000 U.S. soldiers killed in the war approached toward the end of the year. It was a macabre scene, with …

January 7, 2007

Confronting Iran

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 07 Jan 2007

With the passing of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1737 on December 23, the world moved ever closer to an all-out war in the Middle East. The resolution, which reaffirmed the commitment of the United Nations to the Treaty on the …

January 5, 2007

Executing Saddam

Filed under: Featured Conservative,War On Terror - 05 Jan 2007

Almost immediately after the hanging of Saddam Hussein, media pundits and political analysts began speculating about whether or not the execution of the former Iraqi dictator would do anything to stem the sectarian violence that is ripping Iraq apart.

December 31, 2006

Somalia and the War on Terrorism

Filed under: War On Terror - 31 Dec 2006

When an Islamic militia first established a foothold in Somalia by capturing the capital of Mogadishu in June 2006, the United States initially withheld judgment until the intentions of the group could be determined with some certainty. While the militia …

December 21, 2006

Strategy for Iraq: A Two-State Idea

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 21 Dec 2006

With the passing of the November elections, which were generally interpreted as an expression of the American public’s dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq, strategies for changing direction in the war-torn country have been offered by several individuals and groups, …

December 15, 2006

Getting Out of Iraq: Why Training Security Forces May Not Work

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 15 Dec 2006

Now that the media hype over the Iraq Study Group’s report is finally starting to die down a bit, attention is quickly turning to the President’s upcoming national address in which he is expected to lay out his new strategy …

December 5, 2006

Senator Biden’s Plan for Iraq: Can it Work?

Filed under: War On Terror - 05 Dec 2006

The midterm Congressional election results have been widely interpreted as a public rejection of the Bush Administration’s handling of the ongoing war in Iraq. Democrats swept to victory promising a change in course, although their “New Direction” has yet to …

December 1, 2006

Will Bolton Stay at the UN?

Bolton, who is a career U.S. diplomat, was first nominated for the U.N. Ambassadorship by President Bush on March 7, 2005. His confirmation vote was blocked in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by Democrats opposed to the nomination and by …

November 30, 2006

Will Israel Attack Iran?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 30 Nov 2006

As Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert prepared to leave the Middle East for a meeting with President George W. Bush in Washington, he warned that Israel had “various” options for dealing with Iran, options that he was not prepared to …

November 24, 2006

Rangel Wants You: For the U.S. Army

Democratic Representative Charles Rangel of New York has renewed his long-time quest to reinstate the military draft. While all signs from the incoming Democratic leadership indicate that the issue is dead in the water, Mr. Rangel’s arguments still warrant examination …

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