Neoconservatism and the Trump Effect

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by Derek Davison and Jim Lobe With Texas Senator Ted Cruz suspending his campaign following Tuesday’s Indiana primary and Ohio Governor John Kasich suspending his campaign the following day, little stands between reality TV star Donald Trump and the Republican… Continue Reading  

Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future

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by David Isenberg Something almost unprecedented has been happening in the world of private military contracting (PMC) over the past several months: the reemergence of an actual private military company. This company is putting the military back in the PMC.… Continue Reading  

Fox Host: Material Support To Terror Groups Is Okay If You ‘Believe’ In Their Cause

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress This week on Fox News, anchors Bill O’Reilly and John Stossel discussed former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean’s advocacy for the Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), an exiled Iranian opposition group designated as a “foreign terror… Continue Reading  

Romney Misrepresents Obama’s Iran Record, Calls For ‘Credible Military Threat’ That Already Exists

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress In an interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked President Obama’s foreign policy record. Obama’s “failures internationally will have perhaps even longer- lasting implications for America and the… Continue Reading  

O’Reilly and Milbank Both Wrong About Reporting Iran

There’s an interesting little spat brewing between Fox News blowhard Bill O’Reilly and Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. Now, I usually like Milbank’s stuff alright — he often makes me laugh (or cry) by detailing hypocrisy in Washington and his old pool… Continue Reading