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Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

| October 9, 2014

The mess in Syria only confirms an inconvenient truth: The Turks are no longer reliable allies.

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America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

America Surrenders in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine

| July 7, 2014

Now the world is learning the high price of American detachment.

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Jihadist Groups’ Threat To US Grows, Report Says

Jihadist Groups’ Threat To US Grows, Report Says

| June 4, 2014

Report Names Civil War in Syria Largest Driver of Growth of Jihadist Activity.

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Airstrikes on Syria: Israel Acts While US and Europe Fret About Intelligence

Airstrikes on Syria: Israel Acts While US and Europe Fret About Intelligence

| November 1, 2013

Intelligence leaks attributed to Washington are a growing concern for the Israeli government.

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The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad

The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad

| October 9, 2013

The American president and Congress may have already done their part to create the most deadly Islamic movement since the Taliban merged with al Qaeda in the 1990s.

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The Weakened West

The Weakened West

| September 21, 2013

The deal over Syria’s chemical weapons marks a low for those who cherish freedom.

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Syria and the Byzantine Strategy

Syria and the Byzantine Strategy

| September 5, 2013

The United States has values, but as a great power it also has interests. It might be argued that the Syrian civil war, now well into its second year, has carried strategic benefits to the West.

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Syria’s Security Implications for Israel: A Lose-Lose Situation

Syria’s Security Implications for Israel: A Lose-Lose Situation

| September 5, 2013

Syria may be Israel’s enemy, but its civil war ushers in greater threats.

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Doubts Rise about the Credibility of American Power

Doubts Rise about the Credibility of American Power

| August 29, 2013

What does the world look like when people begin to doubt the credibility of American power? Unfortunately, we’re finding that out in Syria and other nations where leaders have concluded they can defy a war-weary America without paying a price.

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How to Oust Assad

How to Oust Assad

| August 28, 2013

The good news is that there aren’t many high-use tarmacs left to hit. Of the 27 airbases in Syria that are capable of assisting with the Syrian Air Force’s primary missions, just six are left in full use. The others are either under rebel controlled or are fiercely contested.

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