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CIA director John Brennan apparently has decided to postpone and reverse the appointment of the first woman to head the CIA directorate of operations (which controls all covert operations and spying).
From Hillary Clinton’s artful dodging to Leon Panetta’s clueless hindsight, the Obama administration’s bungling on Benghazi proves they can’t keep us safe.
In anticipation of John Brennan's appearance before the Senate Select Committee this afternoon for his confirmation hearing for CIA Director, President Obama announced late last night that he will provide the secret Justice Department memo authorizing the targeted killings of American terrorism suspects abroad to the congressional intelligence committees.
Attorney General Eric Holder has appointed two U.S. attorneys to investigate leaks of sensitive national security information. In so doing, he implicitly rejected calls by some Republicans for a special prosecutor (sometimes called an "independent counsel") detached from normal Justice Department oversight. Holder's decision likely forecloses further debate on the special-prosecutor route
Barack Obama’s presidency has had profoundly negative consequences for our national security. From debilitating cuts in defense budgets, to gutting national missile defense efforts, to his unwillingness to acknowledge a continuing war against terrorism, to his inability to stem the nuclear proliferation threats posed by North Korea and Iran....the picture is bleak.
A leak from the Obama administration in Saturday's Washington Post suggests that the President will know in advance should Iran decide to create a nuclear weapon. AEI foreign and defense policy expert Danielle Pletka reviews the facts that dismantle the administration's false assertion.
Obama's Stakhanovite efforts to transform America's economy and society into something akin to European-style social democracy are undergoing considerable analysis and debate, especially as the 2012 campaign steams towards November. Most presidential re-election contests are referenda on the incumbent, and this year will be no exception.
Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, will assess how the intelligence community has evolved over the last decade and weigh the challenges facing the nation in the coming year.
Join us for a discussion of the history and future of federal and state alcohol regulation and competition, followed by a reception with beer, wine, and spirits.
Join education scholars and practitioners for a discussion about the latest NCLB research and its implications for future education policy.
What shared commitments do we have as citizens and neighbors to care for one another? How can a proper ordering of America’s political economy enable the most people to have the best life? At this event, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), a longtime champion of human rights causes, and AEI President Arthur Brooks will join Wallis in addressing these and other questions.