From the Editors at National Review Online comes this closer, which says it all:
“Sen. Dianne Feinstein yesterday dismissed General Petraeus as not an “independent evaluator” of the
war. Everything we’ve heard this year indicates that Petraeus is in fact a cautious and factual evaluator of the surge, but in a sense Feinstein is right — Petraeus is vested in the war, sees it as an important national project, and wants to win. Would that Democrats showed a similar bias.” Iraq
There happens to be a lot of great points in this editorial that make it very worthwhile reading as well as more commentary from: Byron York, Michael O’Hanlon, Michael Yon, John Boehner, Mark Hemingway, Fred Kagan, Donald Kagan, W. Thomas Smith, Jr., Michael Barone, William Hawkins, Mark Steyn and James S. Robbins.
So, with the new majority in
On another facet of the war on terror Newt Gingrich visited Fox and Friends this morning, where in part he suggested the
“if the Iraqi government could not stop militants from crossing into
and carrying out attacks, the Iranian authorities would respond militarily.” Iran
A veiled suggestion to enter
According to the delegation the
‘”Supporting military and political actions by terrorist elements in Iraq against neighboring countries is considered dangerous behavior that we cannot tolerate, and a major factor in the chaotic security situation and instability in the region.”’
This double-standard unfortunately does not reach the heights of the exponentially rising “double-standards” of
The conference, which was organized by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry and led by Hoshyar Zebari was attended by the
We’ve all heard of the calls from many on the Left to bring regional players together in a diplomatic forum (this conference; an example of what they do not see) to bring peace and calm to
“creating a “secretariat” to keep track of the
issues being considered at the meetings. Iraq
When it became apparent that the
and United States backed Mr. Zebari’s proposal, Britain , Syria , Jordan , Saudi Arabia and others quickly took the floor to shoot the proposal down. The conference ended with the issue unresolved.” Bahrain
This is a shame, but par for the course. Groups like this don’t appear to have any difficulty when it comes to say, a Durban II; then again, Durban II is in line with Democrat talking points and strategy of reframing the debate with misleading, obfuscation and lies.
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