Right Turn: national security


Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Defense incoherence

President Obama has no coherent defense strategy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defense spending, National Security, QDR

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/10/2014

Bolton’s challenge

Time to make foreign policy count.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Bolton, National Security

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014

The GOP needs a foreign policy adult

Obama’s weakness shifts the domestic terrain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Foriegn policy, National Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Our next president must be the anti-Obama

How to undo the Obama years.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, National Security, Russia

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Dems are weak on defense once more

The president’s foreign policy legacy may plague the country and his party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Cantor’s case for internationalism

Eric Cantor’s solid case for internationalism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Rep. Eric Cantor

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Obama’s NSA smoke and mirrors

The president’s NSA speech is seen as a punt.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Commanders-in-chief in training

GOP candidates for president need to be credible commanders in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013

NSA paranoia: Enough already

NSA reforms are aimed at fixing a problem that doesn’t exist.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, National Security Agency, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013

The NSA will falter unless Obama does his job

A critical anti-terrorism program is under attack and the president is AWOL.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Americans dislike Obama’s Iran deal

The public votes thumbs down on Obama’s awful Iran deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Choosing decline -- again and again

President Obama’s foreign policy is in shambles -- and voters know it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Ukraine

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013

What other countries learn from us

The president’s wrong-headed foreign policy leads to entirely predictable and unpleasant results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Egypt, Foreign policy, Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Less safe!

We are less safe, according to two lawmakers who know the most about national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Things liberals got wrong about foreign policy

Never have so many liberals been so wrong about so many important things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, human rights, Iran, Israel, National Security, WNMD's

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Who will clean up Obama’s foreign policy mess?

GOP presidential advisers better be getting up to speed now on foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Republicans 2016

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Navy Yard mass murder: Not ‘cowardly,’ but evil

We should properly call the Navy Yard killings evil.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:52 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Navy Yard shootings

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Obama is losing the Syria resolution vote

The Syria resolution will fail without more from the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Thanks for clearing that up, Mr. President

Having shown the complete unworkability of liberal foreign policy nostrums, President Obama may now be able to chart a course forward.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syira

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/03/2013

An untrustworthy commander in chief

President Obama has lost the trust in serving as commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syira

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/02/2013

Where isolationism leads

Isolationism is dangerous and ultimately immoral.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/01/2013

On the bright side, this week

The disturbing performance by President Obama on Syria may hold the promise of improved and bipartisan foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013

A prepared letter for the weary in the Obama administration

You can feel some compassion for well-meaning people in the Obama administration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Obama adrift, America isolated

President Obama's failure to lead on foreign policy now leaves him isolated.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Obama no longer commands respect

President Obama's foreign policy incompetence has destroyed his credibility.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Testing the commader in chief’s character

The President's lack of mettle and aversion to exercising American power plague him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Syria, war on terror

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Why Rand Paul should never, ever be commander in chief

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) demonstrates why he would endanger American security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:16 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Sen. Rand Paul, Syria

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/28/2013

McCain is right: White House talk is harmful

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is right: He talks too much and has sacrificed American credibility.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Critics of half-measures in Syria: Obama’s pathetic

The president is morally and strategically adrift when it comes to Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  human rights, Middle East, National Security, Syria

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Ten Syria lessons

What can we learn from the Syria debacle?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Middle East, National Security, Syria

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Too little, too late in Syria

Two years, 100,000 dead and multiple chemical weapons attacks later, the president considers military action.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/23/2013

The press is misleading you about the NSA

The real NSA story is not being told by a press intent on hyping the story.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media bias, National Security, NSA

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Obama's foreign policy leads to hundreds killed by WMDs

The president is 'deeply concerned' about hundreds of dead in Syria from an apparent chemical weapons strike.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Hillary Clinton -- too often on a plane

Hillary Clinton's frequent-flier miles were her downfall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton, National Security

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/19/2013

More anti-NSA antics

Will level-headed lawmakers see through the anti-NSA hysteria?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Rep. Justin Amash

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/18/2013

NSA scandal or near-perfection?

Based on the numbers we have so far, it doesn't seem like there is an epidemic of illicit spying on Americans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 08/16/2013

What is really going on at the NSA?

The Post story raises more and more questions the administration isn't answering.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:20 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 08/16/2013

Obama vs. Bush

President Obama is nothing like his predecessor.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foriegn policy, human rights, National Security

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Why so many Chicken Little's on the right?

Too many conservatives are drinking the anti-defense Kool -Aid

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:36 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, Terrorism

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Face-off on national security

Gov. Chris Christie takes on libertarian know-nothings on terrorism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/25/2013

The national-security punching bag

The House defeats the anti-NSA measure, but partisan foolishness endangers national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013

House vote on dismantling NSA anti-terror program

A showboating right winger forces a vote to dismantle a successful and legal anti-terror program.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Get ready for containment

Gen. Dempsey points the way toward containment of Iran, something the president said he'd never do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Rand Paul's dangerous demagoguery

Rand Paul cuts loose the Southern Avenger and lets loose a string of untruths in a speech to veterans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/19/2013

Return of the hawks

The free pass for the isolationist right is over as pro-military Republicans step up to the plate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, National Security

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Exceptionalism brings with it obligation

Exceptionalism is a fact, but not a foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/14/2013

What is the conservative alternative to Obama's foreign policy?

President Obama's foreign policy has been a train wreck, but conservatives have to come up with a viable alternative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/07/2013

Five foreign policy lessons Obama hasn't learned

The administration has an extraordinary record of ignoring basic national security lessons.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Russia, Syria

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Romney right on Russia?

Those who scoffed at calling Russia our greatest geopolitical foe need to eat crow.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Second-rate power: The Obama legacy

President Obama is choosing decline for the United States with frightening results.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Russia, Syria

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Drones, the NSA and phony constitutionalism

The president and his critics both misunderstand the Constitution when it comes to national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drones, Fourth Amendment, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Obama's multiple national security untruths

President Obama is not credible on a host of national security issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Foreign policy, National Security, Syria

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Syria aid: Unconscionably late and an object lesson

President Obama belatedly acts to arm Syrian rebels and foreign policy internationalists fight back against isolationists.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:52 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rand Paul, Syria

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Rand Paul might not understand his own policies

Senator's chief of staff objects to his boss being called out on policy confusion.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  human rights, National Security Syria, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Rand Paul's dilemma: Selling foreign policy to the left of Obama

Sen. Rand Paul's to NSA anti-terrorism tactics point to the dilemma he would face running for president in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013

The Obama doctrine in Syria and elsewhere

The Obama doctrine is playing out in Syria.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Anyone see a pivot around here?

President Obama's Asia pivot is less than promised.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Asia, China, National Security

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Shedding light on the PRISM program

The NSA programs are legitimate, but they may nevertheless be the final straw for this president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, NSA, prism

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Unwarranted hysteria over Verizon data collection

The uniformed hysteria over the Verizon phone data collection program roils the White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:33 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FISA, National Security, Patriot Act

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Serial unkept promises on national security

The president has abandoned our troops, our allies and oppressed people around the world.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:58 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, Foreign policy, National Security, Sequester, Syria

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013

For Obama, image is everything and the only thing

President Obama's weak foreign policy and lack of attentiveness require extra spin and a media stranglehold to keep his image intact.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Libya, National Security, Syria

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Ten most inane things in Obama's awful speech

President Obama's national security speech was a mish-mash of untruths, hypocrisy and platitudes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Iran and Congress rebuke Obama's Syria policy

Iran is propping up Bashar al-Assad, Congress wants to prop up moderate rebels and Obama wants to do nothing about a genocidal civil war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Benghazi: Disaster has many parents, truth an orphan

But the mistakes started at the top.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, National Security

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Truman to Reagan to Clinton to?

Conservative statecraft in the 21 century has to incorporate the lessons of the recent past.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP. conservative movement, National Security

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/01/2013

The Syrian farce

President Obama's excuse-mongering on Syria makes him look like a fool and America look weak.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/26/2013

Dangerous denial makes us less safe

Denial of unpleasant national security realities causes us to shrink from confronting threats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Qaeda, National Security, Syria

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/25/2013

The way to stop jihadist attacks is by stopping jihadists

It's time to stop making excuses and to go after the real cause of jihadist terror.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombing, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Running out of excuses on Syria

President Obama's dangerous game in ignoring Syria's use of chemical weapons should be investigated by Congress.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:42 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria, WMD's

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Iran unleashed, unbowed

Iran is growing more aggressive internationally and more repressive at home.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Does Boston affect Obama and the 2016 race?

The Boston Marathon bombings may change the president's priorities and change how voters look at the 2016 field.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:06 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Boston bombings, National Security

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Boston nightmare

Evil can't be profiled.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston bombings, National Security, Terrorismm

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Ricin: Another thing to worry about

The Ricin incidents remind us how far we are from 9/11, but not as far as we'd like.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, Ricin

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/17/2013

What to ask John Kerry

What should the House Foreign Affairs Committee ask Secretary of State John Kerry?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, North Korea, Syria

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/15/2013

How much should we really spend on defense?

How to rationalize defense spending?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense, Gen. David Petraeus, National Security, Sequester

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Syria: Calamity upon calamity

Syria illustrates precisely why "leading from behind" is disastrous for the United States and its allies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Iraq, National Security, Syria

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Fantasyland foreign policy on North Korea and Iran

President Obama's approach to North Korea and Iran reminds us that elections have consequences, sometimes dangerous ones for national security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, John Kerry, National Security, North Korea

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Clueless on North Korea, paralyzed on Iran

The administration has no coherent approach to either North Korea or Iran.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, North Korea, Nuclear threat

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Twelve reasons why liberals can't be trusted on national security

What can the Obama team actually point to as a success?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Foreign policy, Green movement, Iran, Iraq, National Security

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Iran policy inanity comes to light

President Obama's Iran policy is dangerous.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, National Security, Syria

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Where are the Iraq War defenders?

Defenders of the Iraq War have been curiously passive in explaining the successes of the war.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iraq, Middle East, National Security, Syria

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Rand Paul wins: Changing of the guard?

Sen. Rand Paul wins a round from the arrogant White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:42 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Drones, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013

North Korea mocks Obama's inane no-nukes fetish

North Korea threatens the West and mocks President Obama with its third nuclear test.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, North Korea, nuclear proliferation

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 01/31/2013

The Hagel hearings

Chuck Hagel is getting roughed up at the Senate confirmation hearing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, National Security, Senate

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 01/24/2013

The dangers of management failure in national security

Hillary Clinton's management failure should be a warning to the Senate and to future nominees.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:13 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Security, State Department

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Obama's unserious Afghanistan war plan

The president effectively throws in the towel on Afghanistan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan War, Barack Obama, National Security, war on terror

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Obama needs a defense budget to match his vision

If Obama now appreciates American firepower, mustn’t we pay for it?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, national security