Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week: Eli Lake at the Daily Beast discusses Al Qaeda’s Recipe for Pressure-Cooker Bombs Leon Wieseltier at the New Republic writes Obama Crosses His Own … read more
Some are criticizing President Obama for not calling yesterday’s massacre in Boston “terrorism.” Based on Obama’s record, the concern is understandable, but let’s not jump the gun. The issue is not whether the attack in Boston is terrorism; what Timothy … read more
Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week: Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Marco Rubio at Politico offer A New Plan for Syria Ian Bremmer and David Gordon discuss China and the … read more
One of the great tragedies of Margaret Thatcher’s passing is that Ronald Reagan is not here to eulogize her. Of all the tributes we will hear in the coming days, none will match what Reagan would have said about his … read more
Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week: Mark D. Shackelford and Rebeccah Heinrichs at AOL Defense explain Why We Still Need to Stop Sequestration Jim Talent at the National Review considers … read more
Also of Interest
A Benghazi bombshell
The Obama administration wants to consign the Benghazi terrorist attack to the history books, but this week three State Department officials will tell Congress that the Obama administration’s version of history is false — and that the falsehoods it told the American people were willful and deliberate.
Why did Eric Holder drop the ball on Miranda reform?
Attorney General Eric Holder is defending the decision to read Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, his Miranda warning, telling CNN that cutting off his questioning “was totally consistent with the laws that we have.”
Is Boston only the beginning of a new kind of terror?
In the wake of the Boston Bombing attack, it may now dawn on al-Qaeda leaders that a series of small-scale attacks like this can have the same impact as one spectacular mass casualty attack.