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  • China's Naval Game-Changer

    08/06/2010 4:12:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 6, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Military Superiority: By the end of the year, China could deploy an anti-ship missile capable of hitting U.S. aircraft carriers at long range. The naval dominance that American foreign policy depended on may be at an end. When the naval planners of Imperial Japan were laying out the attack on Pearl Harbor, the major question on their mind was — where are the American carriers? In the end, their failure to find them doomed Imperial Japan to defeat. Since World War II, every president alerted to a crisis has asked the same question — where are the carriers? These floating...
  • Praise for Palin

    07/10/2010 2:40:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | July 9, 2010 | Quin Hillyer
    To her great credit, Sarah Palin is absolutely right on target in her insistence on maintaining a strong defense. Yesterday's Washington Post featured a little report about how Palin is "waging a battle inside the "tea party" movement to exempt defense spending from the group's small-government, anti-deficit fervor." Good for her. The GOP Class of 1994 in Congress had too many members who did the same thing Palin warns against: letting their admirable enthusiasm for lower deficits/balanced budgets get in the way of a commitment to putting national defense first. Palin rightly warns against abandoning the central part of the...
  • The Palin Doctrine

    07/10/2010 2:21:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies · 3+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | July 9, 2010 | The Editors
    One of the things that’s starting to emerge on the Republican side of the political struggle is a world view that can be called the Palin Doctrine. It’s remarkable that none of the other leading figures in the party has come to be associated with a particular foreign policy trajectory. Can one think, say, of a Pawlenty Doctrine or a Daniels Doctrine or a even a Perry or a Schwartzenegger or a Romney Doctrine? They each have their own bona fides, but developing the outlines of a coherent foreign policy view isn’t one of them. Governor Palin, by contrast, has...
  • Duncan Hunter for President 2012 – Reasons 10 through 17

    03/23/2010 12:08:25 PM PDT · by pissant · 160 replies · 1,403+ views
    Conservative Central ^ | 3/22/10 | AJ Madison
    10. Although Duncan Hunter’s name is nearly synonymous with the Border Fence on the US-Mexico border (at least the part of the REAL fence that is working), he should also be known for his stances on abolishing the ‘anchor baby’ laws, beefing up the numbers of Border Patrol officers, scuttling all benefits to illegal aliens, snuffing out the notion of “sanctuary cities”, and, most importantly, standing firm on his position that illegal aliens must be deported. It is the same position he came to Congress with in 1980. It has not changed. When asked during his 2008 presidential primary run...
  • Obama's Naive Berlin Speech (Dennis Prager On How The Left Overlooks Evil Alert)

    07/29/2008 3:14:38 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 6 replies · 229+ views ^ | 7/29/2008 | Dennis Prager
    To better understand Sen. Barack Obama, his speech before 200,000 Germans in Berlin is one good place to start. As we shall see, however, it does not leave one secure as to the senator's understanding of history, of America's role in the world, and what to do about evil, among other important issues. Obama: "At the height of the Cold War, my father decided, like so many others in the forgotten corners of the world, that his yearning -- his dream -- required the freedom and opportunity promised by the West." Promised by the West? Or promised by America? It...
  • Has Israel Given Up On Reciprocity? (Ehud Olmert's Peace Any Price Embrace Alert)

    01/01/2008 12:49:12 PM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies · 226+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/01/2008 | Zalman Shoval
    'The separation fence won't be a political border," declared prime minister Ariel Sharon in his 2004 Herzliya speech. Ehud Olmert has repeated this more than once. Recently, however, Defense Minister Ehud Barak has proposed not only treating the security barrier as a de-facto border, but also offering money to evacuate the Jews living on the eastern side of the fence. Barak's spiel is obvious: He aims to convince part of the public that he is a hawk, and the other part that he is the bona fide standard-bearer of the peace camp. And it isn't only Barak. Vice Premier Haim...
  • Who's Being Rational? (Appeasement And Peace Through Strength Schools Compared Alert)

    12/15/2007 3:15:38 PM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies · 255+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/14/007 | Caroline Glick
    Life in southern Israel is unbearable. Since last January, on average, 6.3 mortars and rockets have been fired from Gaza on southern Israel every day. As Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilna'i warned the heads of the communities around Gaza last week, due to the improvements in the Palestinian arsenal since Israel vacated Gaza two years ago, the Palestinians now field missiles and rockets with extended ranges that place 130,000 Israelis under threat of missile attack. Wednesday, IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi made clear that if Israel wishes to secure its citizens there is only one thing it...
  • Chuck Yeager Endorses Duncan Hunter for President

    12/22/2006 3:39:18 PM PST · by Lexinom · 182 replies · 4,947+ views ^ | 20 December 2006 | Chuck Yeager
    From the desk of Gen. Chuck Yeager: November 20, 2006 To my Fellow Americans, Congressman Duncan Hunter is the best candidate for President of the United States of America that I know - he has integrity, tenacity, courage, and diplomacy. He is intelligent and thoughtful, does his research, and acts on it. I have known Congressman Duncan Hunter for over 35 years. Duncan served his country in the Army and is a Vietnam vet. In Vietnam, he served in one of the most dangerous outfits - the 173rd Airborne Brigade and the 75th Army Rangers.... Chuck Yeager
  • New US Aircraft Carrier, CVN-77 George H. W. Bush to be Christened Saturday, October 7, 2006

    10/03/2006 8:06:52 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 279 replies · 23,051+ views
    Northrop Grumman Construction Site ^ | Oct 2006 | Northrop Grumman/US Navy
    CVN-77 to be Christened on October 7th, 2006 From the Northrop Grumman site. On Saturday, October 7, 2006, Northrop Grumman Newport News will christen the nation’s 10th and final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, George H. W. Bush (CVN 77). The ship’s namesake and 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, is scheduled to attend the ceremony along with his wife Barbara and their daughter, Doro Bush Koch, Mrs. Koch also serves as the ship’s sponsor and will do the traditional honor of breaking a bottle of American sparkling wine across the ship’s bow during the ceremony. Employees of...
  • Musharraf's book reveals alliance motivation

    09/25/2006 5:34:33 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 13 replies · 585+ views
    Pakistan weighed up its chances of surviving a US military assault before joining the "war on terror" after the September 11, 2001 attacks, President Pervez Musharraf says in a new book. In the collection of memoirs, In the Line of Fire, General Musharraf relates how he was told by then-US secretary of state Colin Powell after the attacks, "you are either with us or against us". He says it was quickly obvious his decision was academic. "I war-gamed the United States as an adversary," General Musharraf wrote. "The question was: if we do not join them, can we confront them...
  • Reagan Says That Peace Depends On Support for U.S. Arms Buildup:Reagan Links Peace to U.S. Arms

    06/14/2004 5:26:14 PM PDT · by ambrose · 7 replies · 175+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 17, 1982
    Reagan Says That Peace Depends On Support for U.S. Arms Buildup:Reagan Links Peace to U.S. Arms By LESLIE H. GELB Special to The New York Times Apr 17, 1982 WASHINGTON, April 17 -- President Reagan said today that "nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought" but that peace depended on public support for a continuing American military buildup.
  • PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH ~ U.S. Need for Naval Power Will Not Diminish

    10/29/2003 10:09:41 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 12 replies · 213+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | Oct. 27, 2003 | Joseph A. D'Agostino
    National Security & Defense PEACE THROUGH STRENGTHU.S. Need for Naval Power Will Not Diminish by Joseph A. D'AgostinoPosted Oct 27, 2003 Where Aircraft Carriers Were For Iraq War   PEACE THROUGH STRENGTHThe Long, Partisan Road to National Missile Defense   Panel of Judges for the 'Ten Decisions That Won the Cold War'   PEACE THROUGH STRENGTHDuncan Hunter: U.S. Cut Military Too Deeply   The U.S. Navy, powerful as it is now, faces big decisions and spending hurtles in the next decade if it is to maintain the ability to meet the threats that may face America in the coming years, say defense experts. Despite...
  • America's Trump Card [re: N. Korea]

    05/09/2003 8:47:21 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 1 replies · 124+ views
    Far Eastern Economic Review | May 15, 2003 | Martin Fackler
    Overwhelming military might remains the United States' main stick for dealing with North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Its forces in the region are ready for any eventualityBy Martin Fackler, Okinawa and Over The Yellow SeaIts four jet engines etching slender white vapour trails through cloudless skies, a grey United States Air Force KC-135 aerial tanker circles alone near some of the world's tensest airspace. About 220 kilometres to the northeast sits the Demilitarized Zone, which divides the two Koreas. Three hundred kilometres north--just 25 minutes' flying time--lies Pyongyang. The solitude is broken when an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft,...
  • Not Another Vietnam The wisdom of peace through strength.

    04/18/2003 8:28:07 AM PDT · by Valin · 2 replies · 130+ views
    The American Enterprise ^ | 4/17/03 | Ralph R. Reiland
    Well, as it's turned out, it was hardly "another Vietnam," hardly a quagmire, and it looks like the Arab Street got the message that the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof that the Ango-Americans are back in the driver's seat again. Here's how the managing editor of the Arab News put it on the day the Iraqis pulled down the statue of Saddam: "America now rules the world, either directly or by proxy; and there is nothing anyone can do about it." It was the same from the editor of the Daily Star in Beirut, Ramy...
  • Nobel Peace Prize for President Bush.

    04/12/2003 3:44:29 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 41 replies · 266+ views
    4/12/03 | Self
    I am writing to the Nobel Peace Prize Commision to get W nominated for this years Peace prize as he has made the world safer for everyone. I urge all to do the same. Here is the address: The Norwegian Nobel Institute Drammensveien 19, NO-0255 OSLO, NORWAY -end-