Counterterror Adviser Defends Jihad as 'Legitimate Tenet of Islam'

By Foxnews.com The president’s top counterterrorism adviser on Wednesday called jihad a “legitimate tenet of Islam,” arguing that the term “jihadists” should not be used to describe America’s enemies. During a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, John Brennan described violent extremists as victims of “political, economic and social forces,” but said…

Dumping Israel

By Ralph Peters, NY Post “It’s those damned Jews.”  That’s the muffled message I hear when, pretending to represent our national interest, voices call for the abandonment of Israel. We’ve heard it from agenda-driven scholars who write that our alliance with Israel is responsible for our problems in the Middle East. More worrisome still, I’ve…