Benghazi Report Lays Bare The Staggering Incompetence of Washington

Nine months before the terrorist attack on Benghazi that killed ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other American officials, the State Department was dispatched a security officer to assess the security situation of the outpost. The officer, according to testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, told his superior: “I told him that, you…
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Chuck Hagel Joins the Parade of Pentagon Officials Who Criticize the White House

President Obama’s foreign policy has always been a murky mess. But the reason why has always been crystal clear: He views every decision through a political lens rather than a policy one. He rode into the White House on a promise to end the wars in the Middle East and every move he’s made since…
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Obama: A Law Professor, Not a Leader

The dysfunction between President Obama and his military commanders and advisers has long been evident, it just hasn’t been public. The constant vacillations on key policy decisions, the frequent gaffes (that weren’t always meant as such), and the inability to answer decisively what U.S. policy is have been clear signals of the friction going on…
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