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Jed Babbin
Jed Babbin
TAS contributing editor Jed Babbin served as a deputy undersecretary of defense in the George H.W. Bush administration. He writes the “Loose Canons” column for TAS Online and often appears as a talking warhead on television and radio. He is coauthor (with Herbert London) of the new book The BDS War Against Israel. He is also the author of Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe are Worse Than You Think. You can follow him on Twitter@jedbabbin.
by | May 27, 2019

The Democrats, stumbling down the road to impeachment, were stunned by President Trump’s executive order on Thursday. The order is in two parts. First, it directs the intelligence agencies to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the origins…

by | May 20, 2019

In one of those minor coincidences of history, May 23 is “red nose day” and election day in the European Union when voters in twenty-eight countries— including the United Kingdom — will choose the European Union’s next parliament. Red Nose…

by | May 13, 2019

Rumors abound that the new White House Middle East peace plan will be unveiled next month. The plan’s focus is a “deal of the century” that will supposedly make peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The plan will be dead…

by | May 6, 2019

Former vice president Joe Biden’s declaration for the Democratic presidential nomination seems to have back-footed his twenty-some opponents. It’s so bad that Bernie Sanders has endorsed President Trump’s negotiations with Kim Jong-Un. How long that will last is problematic. Joe…

by | Apr 29, 2019

According to the Hill newspaper, President Trump has, on sixteen occasions, said that ISIS had been defeated or soon would be. U.S. and allied ground forces have ended ISIS’ claim that it had established a caliphate in Syria by seizing its territory….

by | Apr 22, 2019

The Democrats, the media, and their sympathizers around the world were so sure that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would quickly end Donald Trump’s presidency that they are still in denial that it won’t. Obama’s director of national intelligence, James…

by | Apr 15, 2019

WikiLeaks founder and chieftain Julian Assange was tossed out of the Ecuadorean embassy in London into the hands of British police last week. Assange is wanted on charges of sexual assault in Sweden and charges of conspiracy to commit computer…

by | Apr 8, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently denied that Russia was trying to create “another Syria” in Venezuela. Given Lavrov’s track record, we have to conclude that is precisely what Russia is doing. We weren’t sufficiently paranoid about Syria. No one…

by | Apr 1, 2019

Friday was supposed to be “Brexit Day,” when the United Kingdom once again became a sovereign nation independent of the European Union. Instead, it was the day that the UK’s parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s awful Brexit deal for…

by | Mar 25, 2019

The Democrats competing for their party’s nomination next year can be identified in two ways. The first is that they are all vying to win the heart of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, author of the “Green New Deal,” which would ground…

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