Here is the best of what AEI’s foreign and defense policy scholars are reading this week: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in the Washington Times writes, Venezuela after Chavez: What Comes Next? J. Berkshire Miller at the Diplomat considers East Asia’s New … read more
Now that Sen. Rand Paul is done playing “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” maybe he should take a moment to watch one of the greatest conservative movies ever made: “Red Dawn.” In the movie, Soviet Red Army paratroopers invade and … read more
The sequester is only four days old and it has already done untold damage — not to teachers, air traffic controllers, or the military, mind you, but to President Obama’s credibility. Obama has been caught in one misstatement after another … read more
Twenty years ago today, al Qaeda first attempted to bring down the World Trade Center in New York — killing six people and injuring more than 1,000. As we remember the victims today, we should also remember something else: Eight … read more
A few months ago, Zero Dark Thirty was generating Oscar buzz and was considered a leading contender for best picture. But last night, the film was virtually shut out of the Oscars. Reuters reports: “Zero Dark Thirty,” about the decade-long … 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.