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  • Why Jonathan Pollard is still in Prison? (revealing archive)

    11/17/2015 10:12:28 AM PST · by John S Mosby · 14 replies
    Forward.com ^ | 28 June 2002 | Edwin Black
    "On January 7, 2002, former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped through the two-doored entry chamber of a prison sallyport. After the first fudge-brown steel and armored glass door slowly closed right-to-left behind him, Netanyahu passed his hand beneath a black light reader along the left wall. It illuminated a small security stamp on his hand, not unlike the type disco clubs use. Behind opaque, silver-tinted windows, watchful security officers in the control room completed their checklist, approving Netanyahu's access....... The prison was not in Israel, it was in North Carolina. Netanyahu had flown to Raleigh Durham and then driven...
  • What a shock: Pollard imprisonment based on lies

    02/24/2015 2:50:53 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 2/24/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    I really feel like slamming some of the chickens**t American Jews who regularly comment - both on this blog and on Twitter and Facebook - that Jonathan Pollard should rot in jail because what he did was so terrible they're afraid of being accused of having 'dual loyalties' if they actually question Pollard's life sentence. Much of the infamous Cap Weinberger memo (that Pollard's lawyers were never allowed to see) has been declassified, and it shows that much of the US government argument for keeping Pollard imprisoned is based on lies and mischaracterizes what Weinberger (an anti-Semite in his...
  • George Schultz urges Obama to free Pollard

    01/26/2011 11:02:01 PM PST · by dervish · 55 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/12/11 | Gil Hoffmn
    Former US Secretary of State who served under Ronald Reagan joins list of senior security officials calling for Pollard's release. Former US secretary of state George Shultz has joined a long list of former senior American and Israeli security officials calling upon US President Barack Obama to release Jonathan Pollard. In a letter obtained by The Jerusalem Post Tuesday night, Shultz wrote that he was impressed that the people who are best informed about the classified material Pollard passed to Israel now favor his release. He cited former CIA director James Woolsey, former chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Dennis...
  • Reagan's War, Not Charlie Wilson's

    12/25/2007 12:58:28 AM PST · by CutePuppy · 133 replies · 5,673+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 24, 2007 | IBD
    Reagan's War, Not Charlie Wilson's Media Bias: Hollywood would have us believe that Democrats defeated the evil empire in Afghanistan, and that President Reagan played only a minor role and even helped pave the way to 9/11. If you think Hollywood's idea of a Christmas movie being one about the Soviet defeat in Afghanistan is strange, even stranger is the plot line. "Charlie Wilson's War," which opened Friday, manages to reduce the president who won the Cold War to a background footnote. Charlie Wilson was a pro-abortion, Equal Rights Amendment-supporting congressman widely known as "the liberal from Lufkin." To his...
  • The Fight for Pakistan .... ( the NEW front line in the war on terror)

    11/08/2007 3:56:35 AM PST · by IrishMike · 16 replies · 24+ views
    Human Events ^ | 11/07/2007 | Caspar Weinberger Jr.
    All hell -- or at least most of it -- has broken loose in Pakistan. Some say President Musharraf has over-stepped his bounds. Others say he has not even yet gone far enough. One thing that is clear is that the United States is not altogether sure what its position is, and that is not a good thing. What is fact is that events are changing very fast in the Muslim nation. We know that President Musharraf wanted a court decision in favor of his recent re-election for President, which is in question because critics say he should have been...
  • Reaganaut Realism Should Guide Foreign Policy

    12/07/2006 9:39:15 AM PST · by Paul Ross · 2 replies · 258+ views
    Human Events ^ | December 4, 2006 | Richard V. Allen
    Reaganaut Realism Should Guide Foreign Policy by Richard V. Allen Human Events, Dec 04, 2006 This is the fourth in an occasional series of exclusive articles in which leading conservatives who served in the Reagan Administration explain how they believe the principles of Reagan conservatism ought to be applied today and in the coming years. This week, Richard V. Allen, who served as Reagan’s first National Security advisor, addresses foreign policy. These days, as foreign policy and national security challenges become ever more threatening, complex and costly, I am often asked how I think Ronald Reagan would assess the range...
  • Heroism earns Airman prestigious award

    09/22/2006 4:48:36 PM PDT · by redstateone · 4 replies · 376+ views
    US Air Force ^ | September 21, 2006 | John Gordinier
    "A mortar round hit close to my feet, which flipped me over," Sergeant Achey said. "I landed on my back. I sat there thinking 'I'm dead'...
  • Valiance Outweighs Abuse Allegations

    06/18/2006 5:38:11 AM PDT · by redstateone · 7 replies · 393+ views
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | June 18, 2006 | Kevin Ferris
    Lt. Col. Mark Mitchell is a Special Forces officer who's been deployed almost nonstop since 9/11. He won the Distinguished Service Cross for leading the action that put down the uprising at the Mazar-e-Sharif prison in Afghanistan in November 2001. (That story is included in the book Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror, by Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall.) Mitchell saw heroic, life-saving efforts by others daily. "It happens all the time, but it's not the type of stuff that gets reported," he says.
  • Home of the Brave (Cap Weinberger's final work)

    06/06/2006 9:17:51 AM PDT · by redstateone · 1 replies · 253+ views
    FrontPageMag ^ | June 6, 2006 | David Forsmark
    If there is one overriding impression that readers will take away from Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror -- the last book by the late Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall -- it is the image of American Soldiers who are different from the rest of us: under attack, riding, running and even crawling toward the sound of the guns.
  • Rush Limbaugh's Memorial Day Message

    05/29/2006 11:32:17 PM PDT · by redstateone · 13 replies · 1,130+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | May 30, 2006 | Rush Limbaugh
    It is the Memorial Day weekend, and a lot of people's historical perspective is lost on this. In fact, Cap Weinberger died not long ago. He wrote a book, "Home of the Brave, Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror." The Forge Press published the book. Home of the Brave, Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror. Cap Weinberger's book recounts the untold stories of 19 of the most highly decorated soldiers and sailors and airmen and Marines fighting in the war on terror. I got a copy of this book when I...
  • A Grateful Nation

    05/25/2006 10:14:28 PM PDT · by redstateone · 3 replies · 323+ views
    TownHall.com ^ | May 26, 2006 | Cal Thomas
    We are told that most people don't have any relatives in today's all-volunteer military, or know anyone who does. That is too bad...In a new book, "Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror," the late Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and presidential speechwriter and scholar Wynton C. Hall write of ...
  • Liberal Media Attacks Pro-Military Book

    05/23/2006 4:58:27 PM PDT · by redstateone · 18 replies · 1,197+ views
    NewsMax ^ | May 23, 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    The Washington Post raised eyebrows when it assigned Ann Scott Tyson to review former Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger’s posthumously published new book, "Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror." Weinberger’s last work has already been widely praised by former Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman, the 28th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, General P.X. Kelley (ret.), the 2.4 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and conservative media superstar Sean Hannity...
  • Can You Name These Heroes?

    05/22/2006 7:00:47 PM PDT · by redstateone · 10 replies · 586+ views
    Wisconsin News ^ | May 22, 2006 | Caspar Weinberger Jr.
    Stories of military bravery go largely unreported in the American press. We celebrate our movie stars, television kings and queens, anchor reporters, and professional athletes in a constant parade of glitter and extravagance, but for the men and women doing the real work of the nation, America has only the most fleeting of attention and respect, if that. That was the point of my father's...
  • Media Ignores the Nation's Heroes

    05/02/2006 8:21:28 AM PDT · by redstateone · 9 replies · 425+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 2, 2006 | Jack Kelly
    Soldiers who misbehave make the front page. Soldiers who perform nobly do not. When SFC Smith was awarded the Medal of Honor, the New York Times put the story on page A-13. I did a Nexis search on "New York Times and Abu Ghraib." It came back with more than 1,000 hits. The Times has run exactly one story that mentions Sgt. Peralta, and he had to share billing in it with SFC Smith and Sgt. Hester. "A nation that ignores, or, worse, attacks its heroes erodes and disparages its own ethos," warn Mr. Weinberger and Mr. Hall.
  • Caspar Weinberger Book (Sneak Preview)

    04/21/2006 5:50:18 PM PDT · by redstateone · 14 replies · 759+ views
    The Mudville Gazette ^ | April 21, 2006 | Caspar Weinberger
    "Home of the Brave : Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror by Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall...promises to be one of the most significant books of this or any summer..."
  • His Last Thank You

    04/18/2006 12:18:04 PM PDT · by redstateone · 14 replies · 819+ views
    National Review ^ | 4/18/06 | National Review
    "I then remembered the time Cap told me his favorite part of being secretary of Defense: visiting the troops. When he’d visit a ship he said he would make sure to go down to the engine rooms where no one ever went. 'They were always surprised and thankful someone had taken the time to notice them,' Cap said. 'They were grateful someone had remembered.' We feel the great untold story of this war has been the acts of heroism and hope the mainstream media refuses to report. But I now wonder..."
  • Home of the Brave (MSM nervous about Cap Weinberger's final book)

    04/15/2006 12:37:12 PM PDT · by redstateone · 32 replies · 1,421+ views
    The Mudville Gazette ^ | April 15, 2006 | The Mudville Gazette
    This is exactly the sort of book that people seeking a full understanding of the war should read - along with many others that deal with other specifics - and I'm curious as to why Publisher's Weekly seems so frightened by the propect that they might.
  • Weinberger finished 'heroes' book before death

    03/30/2006 2:13:38 PM PST · by redstateone · 1 replies · 342+ views
    WorldNetDaily (WND) ^ | March 30, 2006 | WordlNetDaily
    Before he died Tuesday, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger completed a book honoring heroes of the war on terror that already is drawing praise. Set for a May 16 release by Forge publishing, "Home of the Brave: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror," chronicles the stories of 19 soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and includes a defense of the Iraq War.
  • "Weinberger Book Set for Release"

    03/29/2006 7:55:38 PM PST · by redstateone · 11 replies · 452+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | March 29, 2006 | NewsMax
    For the last two years, former secretary of defense Caspar Weinberger and Wynton C. Hall had been working on their forthcoming book, HOME OF THE BRAVE: Honoring the Unsung Heroes in the War on Terror (A Forge hardcover). The book chronicles the heroic stories of 19 soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines and is said to contain a powerful defense of the Iraq War and the men and women in uniform Weinberger loved and served. Sources close to the book report that early reactions to the manuscript have drawn strong praise. Conservative commentator Sean Hannity has called the book, "The most...
  • Caspar Weinberger, Presidents' Aide, Dies (NY Times/AP editorializes Obituary)

    03/29/2006 2:53:02 PM PST · by presidio9 · 19 replies · 432+ views
    The New York Times (AP) ^ | March 29, 2006
    Caspar W. Weinberger, who oversaw the Pentagon's biggest peacetime spending increase as President Reagan's defense secretary and later was indicted for his role in the Iran-Contra affair, died Tuesday. -snip- Weinberger served as President Nixon's budget director and was given the nickname ''Cap the Knife'' for his efforts to slash government spending. Yet Weinberger's best-known role may have been as Reagan's defense secretary, when the classic cold warrior presided over a cumulative $2 trillion in military spending. -snip- it was also during this time that reports surfaced of excesses at the Pentagon, from $600 toilet seats to $400 hammers. Cartoonists...