Published May 11, 2012
We know about the foiled Al Qaeda underwear bomb plot because someone, who shouldn't have, leaked sensitive classified information. It severely damaged an operation along with multiple liaison service relationships. Now, someone must be held accountable.
Published May 03, 2012
I was inclined to not be churlish about the White House’s use of Usama bin Laden as an Obama reelection campaign tool, right up until Air Force One touched down in Afghanistan.
Published April 26, 2012
Revamping our culture, instilling universal moral values and ending prostitution may have to wait for the day Hell freezes over.
Published December 02, 2011
There was nothing remarkable about him, he appeared to be about the same age as my father, who passed away a couple years ago at the age of 89. It took a minute or two to notice his baseball cap... it said 8th Air Force, WW II.
Published November 03, 2011
For the last nine and a half years we have failed to have an honest debate about exactly how our continued involvement in Afghanistan addresses our critical national security interests.
Published August 03, 2011
A short tale about my recent trials and tribulations with a fractured fibula. Or why our nation is heading down the road to hell.
Published July 19, 2011
As the debt ceiling talks continue with still no resolution in sight, I have a message for all our brave politicians: we’re not facing an existential threat, we’re facing a budget exercise. Quit acting like this is the toughest thing you’ll ever face and just get it done.
Published July 12, 2011
Public recognition is not a useful thing when your job is clandestine operations. That’s not tough to figure out.
Published March 16, 2011
As Director of National Intelligence Clapper's job is to provide assessments of critical matters based on the best intelligence available. Sometimes that intelligence is solid and sometimes it's scarce.
Published March 09, 2011
A key reason for studying the threat from Muslim extremism is that there is an organized, persistent effort by Al Qaeda and others loosely associated with the jihadist agenda to proselytize. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), has upset the sensitivities of sensitive people by speaking aloud what the majority have been too cowed to mutter.