California attack exposes weaknesses in visa vetting process



California attack exposes weaknesses in visa vetting process


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“It’s not really recognized that the people who are interviewing these visa applicants out in our embassies and consulates around the world tend to be very junior foreign service officers who don’t want to be…

Tashfeen Malik, terrorist plant?


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Watch the latest video at “People are worried about what implies for their safety all across the country. This was not an attack on an icon in New York…

Global significance of Turkey shooting down Russia jet


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“I think it is potentially very significant. I lay responsibility here almost totally on Moscow’s doorstep. They shouldn’t be in this region at all. They undertook the risk of adventurism by putting an airbase in…

To Defeat ISIS, Create a Sunni State



This op-ed originally appeared in the New York Times on November 24, 2015. Click here to read the original op-ed. America is debating how to respond to the terrorist attacks in Paris. Unfortunately, both President…

Obama, Hollande, and Putin face ISIS


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“After their meeting on Tuesday, Presidents Obama and Hollande will face the press and explain how much they are in agreement, how tough they are going to be on ISIS, how determined they are to…

By John Bolton


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John Bolton.


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.

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