US Intelligence Community: Iran Is Not Actively Building a Nuclear Weapon

By: Saturday February 25, 2012 10:00 am

To the extent that the federal government has a role to play in lowering gas prices, one of the biggest things they can do is stop making the world believe that Iran faces an imminent attack on their nuclear facilities that will potentially inflame the entire Middle East and threaten the security of oil shipments. So it’s fortuitous that this intelligence assessment was released in the past 48 hours.


Decline in US Manufacturing Base Becomes National Security Issue

By: Monday March 28, 2011 12:35 pm

Most of the folks running DC may not much care that our middle class has disappeared along with our manufacturing base. But convince them that our declining manufacturing base might imperil their cherished military might, and they might finally wake up.

Afghanistan and the Cheap Dresser: A Christmas Parable

By: Saturday December 25, 2010 10:30 am

The latest National Intelligence Estimate on Afghanistan has inspired me to write a modern parable for the season.

Pres. Obama on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review (live video)

By: Thursday December 16, 2010 8:52 am

Live feed via the White House: President Obama Speaks on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review

NIE: Afghan War Lost Without Nonexistent Pakistani Help

By: Monday December 13, 2010 3:15 pm

Here it is, to be laid out by the latest National Intelligence Estimates: no real partner in the corrupt central government, lagging development and security training, no buy-in from Pakistan to root out safe havens, fading support from the public, and a country still under Taliban control, for the most part.

Other than that, great war we’re running.

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