U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority trains security forces who torture other Palestinians in the West Bank.
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This is a trained force, better equipped by an American mentor, and the upshot is that at the beginning of combat, the price we pay will be higher. Such a force can close down a built-up area with four snipers, it’s deadly…. It is an infantry force standing in front of us and we must take that into consideration.
The U.S. has already gone far down the road of nurturing the Palestinians, and it is not easy to turn back. But with the U.S. slated to spend another $150 million on the Palestinian security services in 2011, it is not too late to consider whether building up both internal repression and a threat to Israel is a rational course to take.
Or, if too late, perhaps not by 2012.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?