Memo to Trump: Can’t We Learn from the Roman Model?

While the world is focused on the upcoming meeting between President Trump and dictator, Kim Jung Un, attention on what Iran, North Korea’s closest ally, is doing is absent from the front-page news coverage. Count me among those who were appalled by the eight years of the Neville Chamberlain-like appeasement model peddled around the globe by the Obama administration. President Trump, we are greatly heartened by your total reversal of such a failed approach to foreign policy. But can we please have a more serious and consistent approach to the Middle East and especially now in Syria?

Can the US Help the Iranian Theocracy Fall?

In my first book, published in 2012, I predicted that a future US president may have both the opportunity and the need to partner with the Iranian people to bring down the hated theocratic regime which rules them with an iron fist and which gravely threatens the US.

By | 2017-07-05T07:22:48+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Iran, News From the Front, Nuclear Iran, United States of America|Comments Off on Can the US Help the Iranian Theocracy Fall?

Let the Jihadis’ Civil War Rage

The historian Tacitus recorded an event where a first century Roman general, stationed in Gaul on the west side of the Rhine, witnessed a massive battle between two waring German tribes which left thousands of dead across the river.

Iran’s Mullahs Need to Go

My friend, Amil Imani, is an Iranian born and influential pro-democracy activist whose family escaped Iran during the Islamic revolution of 1979.  He is also an apostate and is a fierce critic of Islam.  He recently wrote a column, The Ruling Mullahs Are Not Iranians, in which he maintains that the Mullahs who run the [...]

How Does the Next President Stop Losing the War on Terror

I spoke to Cliff May who is the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies which he created immediately following 9/11. FDD today is one of the nation’s most highly regarded national security policy institutes. Kelley:  Do you agree with my assessment that we are losing the war on terror which, of course, is a misnomer? [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:05+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Islam, News From the Front, Presidential Election, Published Articles, Townhall Magazine, United States of America|Comments Off on How Does the Next President Stop Losing the War on Terror

Operation Free Persia
(The fifth in a series – Why Will America Not Go Egypt?)

In the same week that the nation watched the Obamacare rollout crash and burn American supremacy in the Middle East continued to implode.  Our allies signaled that they had had enough of this president’s relentless propensity to court enemies while snubbing friends. Among this administration’s myriad foreign policy blunders, the Syrian debacle continued to degrade [...]

By | 2017-02-28T07:31:07+00:00 October 29th, 2013|News From the Front|Comments Off on Operation Free Persia
(The fifth in a series – Why Will America Not Go Egypt?)