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Will the world survive Obama’s last 12 months?

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Speaking in Colorado at the recent Steamboat Institute Summit on Foreign Policy, columnist, author and scholar Victor Davis Hanson predicted a rough 12 months in which Barack Obama’s appeasement habit versus [...]

The First Amendment: The kryptonite to America’s national security?

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Jaimie Erker, '76 Contributor) “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof” (U.S. Const. Amend 1). Those potent words make up one of the most influential [...]

Naming our Middle East enemy

By |December 17th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) The real shock of the terrorist mass murders in Paris and San Bernardino is the lack of seriousness in the responses from America’s ruling class, on both the left and right. They [...]

Playing jihad roulette: Which Muslims are dangerous?

By |December 14th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether we will see more bloody slaughter in the name of jihad depends on if we can separate the murder-bent America-haters from the innocent Muslim refugees that Obama wants to admit to our [...]

We show more compassion to refugees by not bringing them here

By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) How would you feel to be uprooted from family, friends, people who share your culture, language and religion and be shipped half-way across the world to a huge and confusing [...]

Colorado to Obama: Keep Gitmo terrorists away from our children

By |November 16th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Islamic terrorists have no scruples about slaughtering schoolchildren and that’s what worries the residents of Florence, Colorado, when they hear the president talk about transferring up to 61 Gitmo prisoners to [...]

Winning Afghanistan: Advice From a 21-Year-Old Soldier

By |November 8th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) We were both waiting for our delayed planes in the boarding section of a large airport. I had noticed the young man wearing the sandy-colored desert-camo uniform and after I [...]

Remembering 9/11: defeating and destroying Iran

By |September 13th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, Terrorism|Tags: , , , , |

On this 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on U.S. soil by jihadi forces, it is right that we honor our war dead and commit ourselves to defeating those primarily responsible, including the government of [...]

Reject the Iran deal, Sen. Bennet

By |August 20th, 2015|Categories: Foreign Policy, National Security|Tags: , , , |

  (By Eric Weissmann, ’76 Contributor) Three weeks after the Iran deal, officially the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA), was announced, New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) spoke out strongly against it, urging: “We should go back and try to get a better deal.” […]

How China’s past influences China’s stock market today

By |August 18th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , |

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Before the most recent midsummer stock market turmoil in China, stock trading among Chinese investors had reached a fanatic pace. China has 90 million retail investors and almost all of [...]