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Gen. Dempsey: 'It took us about a decade … to realize we were at war'

Gen. Dempsey: 'It took us about a decade … to realize we were at war'

Compiled by Bill Gertz, Geostrategy-Direct.com The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said last week that the United States is engaged in a war of ideas in battling Islamist extremists, setting a new tone for dealing with the terror war. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said in a speech Oct. 13 that at the […]

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Ten years later, does the U.S. have what it takes for the war on terror?

Ten years later, does the U.S. have what it takes for the war on terror?

By Ed Koch  In his address to Congress after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was “a date which will live in infamy.” Nine-Eleven is likewise a date that will live in infamy. The war with Japan lasted almost four years. The war that began on […]

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A monumental shame

A monumental shame

By Michelle Malkin It took just 410 days to build the quarter-mile-high, 102-story Empire State Building. It took just 33 months to build Oriole Park at Baltimore’s Camden YardsIt took just 66 days — several months ahead of schedule — to rebuild two major Santa Monica Freeway bridges in the heart of Los Angeles that […]

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Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

Khomeini and 9/11: Americans and the Iranian people have the same enemy

By Sheda Vasseghi On the anniversary of a national tragedy and foreign attack on American soil followed by multiple physical and psychological battle fronts which radically changed U.S. perspective and policy in the Middle East, a key question remains:  Now what?   September 11 brought Americans face to face with Islamism – a new ideology to […]