Syria: al Qadea 'rebels' & defections

The beginning of the end?

Syrian PM defects from Assad government

Syria: Abandoning the sinking ship?–As one of Syria’s top generals has fled the country, we discuss the significance of this latest defection.

UN Ignores al-Qaeda Links to Syrian Rebels (FrontPage)

“Sometimes it makes sense to stay on the sidelines in a civil war and not risk the unintended consequences of actions that will cause more harm than good.”–TROP


The Government’s Awlaki Story Does Not Pass the Laugh Test

Enabling a committed Jihadist, who could have been arrested as early as 2002.–by Andrew C. McCarthy

‘Islamic Democracy’ Does Not Make Statesmen out of Terrorists

…Or politics out of jihad.–by Andrew C. McCarthy