The two Islams

It’s both embarrassing and amusing to watch the Obama administration play word games over Islamic terrorism, or workplace violence if you prefer. As National Review editorialized last week …there are in practical terms two Islams — a religion, if not of...

ISIS: foreign legion for losers

Jonah Goldberg …the Islamic State — and groups like it — is a modern Foreign Legion for losers. When discussing people who openly boast of rape, murder, and torture, “loser” is hardly too harsh. But invective is not my intent when I call them losers. These men —...

paperclip generals

Wes Pruden: Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stood up to the enemy in Iraq, where he made an enviable combat record. But at the Pentagon, he appears to have fallen, not on his sword, but on a paperclip, attached to a point of religious...