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Jeff Emanuel
Jeff Emanuel, a special operations military veteran, is a columnist, a combat journalist, and a director emeritus of conservative weblog RedState.com.
by Jeff Emanuel | Nov 29, 2007

When most Americans hear the words “Habitat for Humanity,” they likely envision Jimmy Carter hammering a few nails into a wooden frame in whatever third-world country happens to be his current cause celebre. Unfortunately, the association with the unpopular former…

It seems somehow fitting that this week’s Annapolis Conference on Palestinian Statehood, featuring appearances by Israel, the Fatah leadership of the Palestinian West Bank, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and other regional players, will be taking place just over a year from…

This article is the cover story of The American Spectator‘s new, November 2007 issue. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click here. Samarra, Iraq THE DAY OF AUGUST 26, 2007, began like any other for the soldiers of Charlie…

by Jeff Emanuel | Oct 29, 2007

The fight in Congress over the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (or “SCHIP”) continued last week, with Congressional Democrats hastily forcing another vote on their once-vetoed proposal to expand government-funded healthcare. Democrats have been fighting for weeks to pass this…

JA’ARA, IRAQ — As has been seen in the last year in Iraq’s western Anbar Province, and as is beginning to be seen just north of Baghdad in Diyala, the Iraqi people — who, it goes without saying, have an…

The New Republic yesterday posted yet another editorial on the Scott Thomas Beauchamp situation and on its attempts to “re-report” his anecdotes with further investigation (always a great idea for a “journalistic” outlet that wishes to be respected). According to…

Today in Georgia’s Tenth Congressional District, voters will go to the polls to elect the successor to the late Rep. Charlie Norwood (R-GA). The 65-year-old member of the 1994 “Republican Revolution,” who died at his Augusta home on February 13…

The war in Iraq is vital to America’s national security, and to the Global War on Terror. It is a fight which we are not currently losing on the ground, and which we will not lose if we simply put…

On March 23 of this year, while conducting a routine boarding operation of a merchant vessel off the coast of Iraq, fifteen British sailors and Royal Marines were approached by two speedboats filled with Iranian Revolutionary Guardsmen. Though armed, the…

If there is an illustration next to the word “gall” in the dictionary, the picture may very well be of the Congressional Democrat leadership, led (less than ably) by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (with Reps. Nancy Pelosi and Jack…

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