Well, that’s just TFB!

From The Wall Street Journal: Family of Driver Killed With Taliban Leader Mansour Files Case Against U.S. The complaint, filed in Pakistan, accuses unnamed U.S. officials of murder and terrorism By Qasim Nauman | May 29, 2016 3:20 p.m. ET ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—The family of a taxi driver who was killed alongside Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar …

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The toll of Political Correctness is 14 dead Americans Will anyone learn the right lessons?

July 3, 2001, was a day I will never forget. I was at the concrete plant when the cement tanker driver, a 41 year old independent trucker who looked to be in good shape, complained that his chest hurt. “You’re probably having a heart attack,” I joked. “Well, my left arm does hurt.” We laughed …

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Prepare for the “workplace violence” meme for #SanBernardino

From RedState: The Washington Post Tries to Humanize the Terrorists By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | December 3rd, 2015 at 11:27 PM They didn’t do this with the Colorado shooter. They just passed him off as a violent Christian extremist. But the Washington Post wants you to know The home Farook grew up in was troubled …

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I deliberately chose not to comment until all of the facts were in But such considerations didn't slow down the left!

From RedState: Blaming White Americans First By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | December 3rd, 2015 at 04:00 AM There is an interesting trend worth noting. In the face of tragedy, the political left always blames rational Americans first — not crazies, not terrorists, but rational Americans with whom they have political disagreements, who tend to be …

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Did President Putin take action while President Obama dillied and dallied?

From The Jerusalem Post: Report: Russian ground troops arrive in Syria in unprecedented military action US officials say Russia positioning tanks at Syria airfield Russia confirms that explosive downed plane over Sinai In an unprecedented move, Russia has sent ground-troops into the Syrian battlefield in support of Bashar Assad as the dictator struggles to maintain …

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Da’ish and Hamas are simply different parts of the Islamist enemy as a whole We cannot fight Da'ish without also supporting Israel

From The Wall Street Journal: Paris Attacks Undercut Western Hopes of Containing Extremists G-20 leaders expected to rethink approach to fighting terrorism By Damian Paletta | November 14, 2015 9:26 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The consecutive terror attacks that killed 224 people on a Russian charter plane Oct. 31 and well over 100 in Paris on Friday …

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This is what happens when you choose to work in a war zone

From The Wall Street Journal: Obama Apologizes for Afghan Airstrike on Hospital President calls head of Doctors Without Borders before U.S. completes probe of deadly attack By Carol E. Lee and Felicia Schwartz | Updated Oct. 7, 2015 7:10 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama personally apologized for the deadly U.S. airstrike on a hospital run …

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So, is it just wicked reich-wing Republicans saying that President Obama’s foreign policy shows no leadership . . . . . . or do foreigners think so, too?

From The Wall Street Journal: Iraqis Urge Russia to Strike Islamic State Moscow’s intervention would rival U.S. influence By Matt Bradley and Ghassan Adnan | Updated Oct. 6, 2015 4:00 p.m. ET BAGHDAD—Iraqi Shiite lawmakers and militia leaders are urging Russia to launch airstrikes on Islamic State militants in their country, a sharp reproach to …

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Out of very bad news, comes some good news for Israel

From The Jerusalem Post: May it never end: The uncomfortable truth about the war in Syria PM: Israel, Russia establish ‘mechanism’ to prevent ‘misunderstandings’ in Syria ‘Israel, Russia to coordinate in air, sea, and electromagnetic arena’ No one will say this publicly, but the continuation of the fighting in Syria as long as there is …

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Of course, this isn’t really news until it’s reported in The New York Times

From the wiser Dana, on Patterico’s Pontifications: 50 Spies Spill The Beans Filed under: General — Dana @ 6:24 am Well, well, well… According to the Daily Beast, 50 intelligence analysts working out of Central Command claimed that senior management altered reports to more readily fit the administration’s narrative on ISIS: It’s being called a …

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