Published September 07, 2011
My secretary raced into my office to say that the Pentagon was on fire. I went to a window and saw a great cloud of smoke and fire rising just across the Potomac River from the iconic building’s western side. Another staffer then ran in to exclaim that he had just watched a large aircraft crash into the Pentagon right next to its helipad. We were under attack. We had no clue what was coming next.
Published August 29, 2011
It is proper, it is appropriate, for the United States to insist to the new government, the Transitional National Council in Libya, that Abdel Baset al-Megrahi be handed over to us.
Published August 18, 2011
If you say you want President Assad to go but you're not prepared to do anything other than a modest increase in sanctions, in effect, aren't you giving Assad and his Iranian allies license to do whatever it takes to stay in power?
Published August 16, 2011
Hollowing out America’s military right now would be a catastrophic mistake in a dangerous world.
Published August 10, 2011
The Republican Party must nominate a leader who, unlike Obama, understands instinctively that America’s liberty, prosperity and national security are inextricably linked.
Published August 01, 2011
The debt deal, by risking massive defense cutbacks, potentially points a dagger at the heart of our national security.
Published May 24, 2011
Since Barack Obama remains president for two more years, what should opponents of his misguided policies towards Israel do now to capitalize on the new dynamic Netanyahu has created?
Published March 22, 2011
Make no mistake, Obama’s incompetent handling of Libya before and after the decision to use force has only confirmed the widespread impression he is a weak leader.
Published January 28, 2011
We have an authoritarian regime in power in Egypt that has been our ally. We don't know at this point what the real alternatives are as we watch events unfold in the Middle East. -- Just because you have people climbing onto tanks you can assume that they are friendly to democratic values
Published December 15, 2010
Senators seriously interested in their cherished institution -- and particularly those Senators retiring in just a few weeks -- need to think about the long sweep of Constitutional history before they bend their knee and vote on New START this month.