Right Turn: National Security


Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012

What should Romney say on foreign policy?

He fails to take the fight to the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Cherry-picking intelligence for political gain?

Obama administration ‘cherry picked’ intelligence.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012

‘Nice’ won’t cut it

‘Nice’ is killing Romney

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/30/2012

MSM: Hey, the president dissembled on Libya

Media start digging to get to the bottom of the cover-up

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Media, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Obama gets no help on his Libya debacle

Officials want no part in the White House cover-up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, Media

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Did Obama lie about the embassy attacks?

The president’s cover story on Libya is blown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:24 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 09/23/2012

What is to blame: A movie or Obama’s policies?

The facts can’t be reconciled with the Obama cover story

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/18/2012

The embassy attacks weren’t about a video

The administration’s cover story unravels.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/16/2012

Obama front and center in the embassy crisis

He can’t deflect foreign policy scrutiny

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 09/14/2012

How is it that our embassies are burning?

Romney needs to explain what he’d have done differently.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:27 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Obama should start providing answers

How did this happen? What needs to change?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:25 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Conservatives rally on embassy attacks

See foreign policy failure and media spin

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:29 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Is Obama responsible for his own foreign policy flubs?

Obama meanders, Romney resolute.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/12/2012

The cost of sloth: Americans attacked, bond downgrade in the offing

Obama becomes Jimmy Carter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, National Security

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Romney needs to beef up his speeches and his message

A weak foreign policy speech, a lack of muscle.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Recalling 9/11

Can we truly remember?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Romney attacks Obama for national security failures

A comprehensive critique of Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:51 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The world is not safer and freer than it was 4 years ago

Jimmy Carter is the perfect speaker for the DNC.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Human Rights, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012

Is the glass half full or empty on Romney foreign policy?

Skirmishes continue

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012

Republicans take on defense sequestration

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Ryan and Romney on the same page on national security

The VP pick hails from the Reagan foreign policy school

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Without WARNing

Playing politics with federal laws.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, National Security

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Obama is a sitting duck on leaks and vets

Romney draws blood

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Morocco: A new strategic partner?

A pro-American Arab country would be helpful these days.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012

In VFW speech, Romney attacks Obama on foreign policy

In his VFW speech, he deplores leaks and defense cuts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/24/2012

The leaky White House

The White House sets the tone.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Bombs in Bulgaria and Syria

Do we have a coherent policy in the Middle East?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Obama’s policy flubs pile up at home and abroad

Three serious policy disasters unfold.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Economy, National Security

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Obama should be on the defensive about defense

The Obama team’s foreign policy is as bad as its domestic record.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, Human Rights

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Member of Egyptian terrorist group gets meeting with White House senior officials

How did a member of an Egyptian terrorist group get in?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:51 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Iran talks fail — will Obama admit it?

Nothing to show for 3 years

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/18/2012

What happens after the Iran nuclear talks?

If Iran doesn’t give up, what then?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Iran, Israel, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Romney: Our rudderless foreign policy must end

Romney should hit Obama on faltering leadership

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Forget the prosecutors, bring on the oversight

Time to scrutinize the leak-happy administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, Obama White House

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Obama’s Syrian paralysis explained

A method to the maddening incompetence on Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/14/2012

A better way to handle leaky administrations

A better response to suspected leaks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Leak mystery: Who told what to whom?

It rests with those from whom the information originated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, Media, Obama White House

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/10/2012

Leaks? What leaks?

The leaks didn’t come from the White House?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 06/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/28/2012

Does the Obama administration care about national security?

The administration prepares to devastate defense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Is national security taking a back seat to politics?

Are electoral politics driving critical national security decisions?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, Iran

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012

The commander in chief is tired of commanding

He gave up but hasn’t told us or the armed forces

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Are we being smart in the battle against jihadist terror?

Q and A with author Michael Widlanski.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Romney defends defense, Obama is AWOL

Time to defend defense

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Will we catch future bombers?

We foiled this plot, but will we be able to foil future ones?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Leon Panetta courts environmentalists

As Panetta goes green, his department goes to seed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Obama’s ego got the best of him

Did Obama mess up his one actual achievement?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Path to the White House

Romney’s first national security test.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/29/2012

Bin Laden, Obama and moral courage

A sleazy attack by the ex-president who let bin Laden get away

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, President Obama

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Conservatives lead from the front, but will Obama follow?

His inactivity is coming home to roost.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Conservative movement, National Security

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Obama’s flip-flop on nuclear fuel

Conservatives blast him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012

What the budget tells us about Obama’s defense policy

His budget choices reveal diminishing U.S. role in the world

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Robert Kagan: The World America Made

His new book explains why U.S. leadership is critical.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Combative news outlet opens for business

Its editor-in-chief talks to Right Turn.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Media, National Security

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012

North Africa: Terrorism on the rise

A toxic mix of unstable governments, refugees and al-Qaeda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Romney hits Obama on Afghanistan pullout announcement

Obama’s reckless management of the war

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security, President Obama

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Obama’s feckless Iran policy

The administration’ half-measures only embolden Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:50 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/16/2012

Reacting to the Marine incident

Putting the military first.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Obama cuts defense to the bone, and then some

Rash cuts in national security will be campaign issue.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:54 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2011

House Republicans fight back on sequestration

Chairman Buck McKeon fires away

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Path to the nomination: Who will defend defense spending?

Gingrich rebuffs the hawks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Romney: Not so fast on that defense sequestration

The first GOP candidate to challenge Obama on sequestration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Defense already gave at the office: The case against sequestration

Why sequestration of defense spending would be dangerous.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Why the defense budget needs to be preserved

Too much jeopardizes meeting what our current and future national security demands require.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:09 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security, House GOP

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Pentagon cuts: Dangerous for national security, bad for the economy

No way to balance the books.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Do we have a China policy?

The Obama administration is fuzzy — again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Santorum attacks rivals on national security

Do these guys know what they are doing?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:26 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Perry: What does he think on foreign policy?

Mixed messages stem from chaotic, late start

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 09/15/2011

The state of our military? Increasingly decrepit

Obama plays a numbers game while our defense suffers

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:19 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Rep. ‘Buck’ McKeon: Don’t slash defense

Now is not the time to cut defense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2011

Response to evil

9-11 tested our humanity and our courage

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/29/2011

China builds up while the U.S. slashes defense

Should we be slashing defense spending?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Republicans’ sobriety on taxes and defense

Republicans shouldn’t panic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Budget, Taxes, National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Defense matters in 2012

The debt-ceiling debate highlights differences among GOP contenders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 07/31/2011

Mini-revolt on defense cuts

Conservatives object to playing Russian roulette with national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:04 PM ET, 07/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 07/30/2011

Defending defense in the debt-ceiling talks

Republicans come to their senses on defense spending.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:15 PM ET, 07/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Evil in Norway.

The death total climbs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Norway bombing

Islamic terrorists kill scores.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Obama’s feeble counterterrorism efforts lambasted

Critics say Obama lacks a serious approach to jihadism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Setbacks in Afghanistan

The assassination of Ahmed Karzai.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 07/11/2011

House Republicans holding firm on defense

House Republicans are holding firm, for now

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:48 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Budget, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/24/2011

War and politics

Campaigns should be about wars, but not the reverse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 09:51 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Reaction to the president’s speech

The cut-and-run crowd vs. the victory crowd

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:51 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 06/17/2011

War powers hypocrisy

John Yoo reminds conservatives of the Constitution.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, National Security, House GOP

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Jihadists in Kentucky?

Terrorists are getting a civilian trial in the Bluegrass State?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/12/2011

Who will defend the Defense Department?

The president’s reckless defense cuts have only begun

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 05/31/2011

The only thing that costs too much is the Afghanistan war

The administration is planning a war based on its domestic agenda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:57 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, Budget

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Zuhdi Jasser interview: The key is separation of mosque and state

The key is separation of mosque and state

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Sen. John McCain gets his facts wrong on EITs

The senator makes the same error as other opponents of EITs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Updating war authorization — the left objects (of course)

The House Armed Services chair does the hard work Democrats avoided.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 05/11/2011

The truth about Moazzam Begg

Some perspective on the Post contributor and former Guantanamo detainee.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:08 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 05/11/2011

No easy task: Fighting back against radical Islam

Fighting for moderation and tolerance against violent radicals

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Republicans will demand answers on enhanced interrogation

At upcoming confirmation hearings, expect debate on enhanced interrogation techniques.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:39 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, Senate GOP

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Interview with Sen. Marco Rubio: Leading from the front (Part 1)

Leading on foreign policy and human rights.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:10 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Senate Republicans, National Security

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Time to reopen the interrogation debate

Enhanced-interrogation techniques need to be debated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/05/2011

The myth of a Taliban negotiated settlement

Is the administration looking for an excuse to flee?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/05/2011

The long-term legacy: Bush doesn’t need to go to Ground Zero

The former president decides not to go to Ground Zero with Obama.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/04/2011

‘Our values’ didn’t stop Obama from tapping a valuable Bush-era tool

Maybe it wasn’t a violation of our ‘deepest values’ after all.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Get it right, get it out

The Osama bin Laden story gets murky

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:45 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obama White House, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011

David Brooks: Osama bin Laden was painfully shy

David Brooks goes off the rails.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, National Security

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Give credit where credit is due — to both presidents

Ignoring contributions of either is unseemly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, National Security

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 05/03/2011

It’s not an arrest, it’s a military operation

A lesson in the limits of the criminal justice system

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, National Security

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/03/2011

The last thing Obama should do is flee Afghanistan

Only if we want to fritter away a great military accomplishment.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 05/02/2011

How big a footprint to get bin Laden?

His assassination shows why remote-control wars don’t work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:52 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Mitch Daniels: Does he have any foreign policy views?

Mitch Daniels continues to ignore foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:54 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 05/02/2011

The war against Islamic jihadism is not over

Resist the temptation to declare victory.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:50 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/02/2011

Osama bid Laden’s killing puts national security front and center

The impact on the 2012 race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, National Security

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 05/02/2011

Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s death

George W. Bush must feel relief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:20 AM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2011

The world rejoices: Bin Laden is dead

The 9/11 mastermind is dead

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011

National security job changes

Reaction to the national security shuffle

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Robert Gates lets it rip

What happened to the chain of command?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Who will succeed Robert Gates?

A short list of successors is floated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obama White House, National Security

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Rand Paul loses, America wins

Senate overwhelmingly rejects freshman’s Libya resolution.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:20 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Gates’s spokesman does damage control

Morrell takes umbrage reporting on his boss’s testimony

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:34 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/01/2011

How to lose a war: Obama’s Libya plan

Robert Gates and Adm. MIke Mullen skewered on the Hill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Time for Secretary for Defense Robert Gates to leave — or be fired

The secretary of defense’s insubordination shouldn’t be tolerated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  National Security, President Obama

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Obama’s Libya speech

It was 75 percent Bush and 25 percent incoherent.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:03 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  President Obama, National Security