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Right Turn Archive: National Security

Clapper vs. Pawlenty: An easy choice on foreign policy

Yesterday provided a clear contrast between two national figures' ability to think and communicate clearly on national security. One was a mini-disaster and one was an impressive display. On the disaster front, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is a...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 11, 2011; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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Democrats embarrass themselves at Islamic radicalization hearing

The Islamic radicalization hearings were hotly anticipated. For those expecting a "witch hunt," the House Homeland Security Committee chairman, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), was a disappointment. His opening statement was measured and included a staunch defense of the hearings: Let...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 11, 2011; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (89)
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Is it really that bleak in Afghanistan?

Yesterday, I attended a lively briefing on Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. FDD president Cliff May moderated a discussion with military blogger Bill Roggio and Gilles Dorronsoro from the Carnegie Institute. If you relied purely...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 10, 2011; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Witnesses up to the task of studying jihad recruitment

The Post editorial board rejects the knee-jerk opposition to the Islamic radicalization hearings to be held today by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) and vouches for "the need for a candid conversation about the real phenomenon of homegrown terrorism." But the...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 10, 2011; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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The Muslim community needs to end the stonewalling

As I noted Tuesday, a great many liberals have gone bonkers over the Islamic radicalization hearings that are to begin Thursday. A delightful exception is Ruth Marcus, who writes: "To ignore the religious nature of the terrorist threat is to...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 9, 2011; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (83)
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The left wigs out about hearings on Islamic radicalization

The left is certainly upset about the upcoming House Homeland Security Committee hearings on Islamic radicalization of Americans. Richard Cohen declares ominously, "[Rep. Peter] King is setting a dangerous precedent. The government has no business examining any peaceful religious group...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 8, 2011; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (64)
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Rep. King's hearings: Already a success?, Jennifer Rubin , March 7, 2011
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Do we need a director of national intelligence?, Jennifer Rubin , December 23, 2010
 
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