Will ISIS win?


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“This is indicative of how the entire strategy for the United States has gone with respect to ISIS over the past six or seven months. When the United States applies its unique capabilities, there’s success...

Can a nuclear Iran be contained? It’s an iffy proposition on President Obama’s watch



President Obama this week hosts six key Arab leaders at the White House and Camp David. They will have much to talk about, undoubtedly including the war in Yemen; ISIS, al-Qaida and international terrorism generally; and Israeli-Palestinian issues.

The ISIS Threat on the Web


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“Clearly the internet has magnified the ability of groups like Al Qaeda, ISIS, and others to communicate far more broadly with far more people than they ever could have in the past when they required...

Opinion Journal: Terror in Texas


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“Based on what we know so far, we can call this an act of domestic terrorism. Two guys don’t show up by accident with rifles at a controversial event like this and begin shooting… This...

The Case of Clinton vs. Chen



This op-ed originally appeared in the May 18,2015 issue of National Review. Click here to view the original op-ed. Amb. Bolton’s book review of Chen Guangcheng’s autobiography, The Barefoot Lawyer:  A Blind Man’s Fight for...


Ambassador John Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. He served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2005-2006. He was Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from 2001 to 2005. In the Reagan Administration, he was an Assistant Attorney General.