There can be no question about the historic importance of 9/11 and how it changed the course of America. There's an enormous amount to be learned and remembered but there can be a thin line between exploring those events and exploiting the horror of that day just for ratings or other less than altruistic agendas.
Sometimes, in the course of history, the actions of ordinary citizens spark movements for change because they speak to a longing for freedom that has built up for years. In America, think of the defiance of those patriots in Boston who refused to pay taxes to a King, or the dignity of Rosa Parks as she sat courageously in her seat. So it was in Tunisia,
Hillary's debate skills may not be enough to defeat Trump in the debate, she may need one or more strategies, depending on how Trump conducts himself, to win the debate not only on substance but when it comes to perception.
"Ares, you are so cute! We love everything about you and the awesome wars you bring us, it's like, so sweet and gets us so hot! All we can think about is Armageddon-it-on with you!"
The House Select Committee on Benghazi will begin in earnest after the November Elections to "find the truth" behind the act of terror that led to the death of four U.S. Department of State personnel. More than a decade later I wonder when the GOP (and the Democrats for that matter) will ask: "What if the Bush White House had taken the CIA briefings seriously?"
ISIS is having its way with Iraq and Syria. When they gain control of those countries, will they turn their attention on Turkey, Jordan, or Saudi Arabia? Why would they stop with Syria and Iraq?
Asked to comment, ISIS officials released a statement calling for the death of all infidels and thanking the cable news stations for helping to create a valuable synergy that will be great for all of their bottom lines for many years to come.
Obama, Kerry, Hagele, Dempsey offer a targeted, limited, consequential plan for U.S. action coupled with intense negotiation creating the conditions in which a tentative offer is quickly embraced by Russia and Syria.
Despite arguments to the contrary, President Obama's actions would seem to indicate that he is earnest in wanting military strikes despite his reluctance.
For the Right anything Obama does is grist for the mill and fodder for the fools. They are railing because Obama did not go to Paris, but what if he did....