Predicting Obama’s Final Iran Move

What will be President Obama’s final move with Iran before he leaves office? Will he seek new treaties? Will he use his phone and pen to bypass Congress? Will he find an Executive Order to accomplish what he cannot get the legislature to agree to? The speculation leads to many scenarios. LTC Allen West has his own […]

CIA-armed militias vs Pentagon-armed ones in Syria

The CIA and the Pentagon seem to be working at cross purposes in Syria. It appears to be very hard to pick out even two groups that will tolerate and cooperate with each other. The vision of a circular firing squad comes to mind. Does the CIA and Pentagon just wind up these militias and […]

U.S. Troops In Middle East Get THESE Forced Restrictions

As Reported By The Weekly Standard: A top commander in southwest Asia reminded U.S military personnel stationed in Muslim countries in the Middle East of the restrictions placed on them during Ramadan. According to a report by the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs, Brig. Gen. John Quintas, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing commander in Southwest Asia, […]

Allen West UNLOADS On the inept bystander and enabler Obama

Written by Allen West In the military we had an acronym — among many acronyms – in fact folks got medals for making acronyms – which was OBE, standing for “Overcome by Events.” It is my assessment that due to a lack of a defined national security strategy in the Middle East, countries there will […]

Everything Is Awesome, Mideast Edition – WSJ

Bret Stephens writes that it takes a special innocence to imagine that the chaos unfolding in the Middle East can be put right. MORE FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, BRET STEPHENS: Ben Rhodes, President Obama’s deputy national security adviser, has been offering a reassuring view of the Iranian nuclear deal in the face of some […]

White House FIRES BACK at George W. Bush. Guess How That Story Went?

BUSINESS INSIDER: President Barack Obama’s chief spokesman brushed off former President George W. Bush’s recent criticisms of the current administration during his press briefing on Monday.  “I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone in this room that President Bush might have some differences with President Obama when it comes to foreign policy,” White House […]

Silent No More: George W. Bush RIPS Obama

BLOOMBERG VIEW REPORTS:  By Josh Rogin In a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors on Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date against his successor on foreign policy, saying that President Barack Obama is being naïve about Iran and the pending nuclear deal and losing the war against the Islamic State. One […]

Allen West “The New Liberal Killing Fields”

by Lt. Col. (Retired) Allen West  —   January 10, 2014 As President Obama returns from a well deserved and earned two-week vacation in Hawaii – ok, being quite facetious here – I wonder if he did any reflection between rounds of golf. And why is it that the First Lady remained in Hawaii to […]

Allen West “Kerry is symbolic of America as a weak horse”

Written by Allen West on November 6, 2013 Kerry is a prominent representative of the United States but it seems he’s reluctant to stand up for the fundamental American values of equality, as it pertains to women around the world. As reported by Elliott Adams on the Council on Foreign Relations blog: On the move for Saudi […]

Allen West “A President and an administration disturbingly comfortable empowering Islamic totalitarians in the Middle East.”

Destabilizing Libya: Another Obama “Success Story” Written by Allen West on October 22, 2013 Remember last year when President Obama leaned over to then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and confided in him that he would have more “flexibility” in his second term? I found it absolutely amazing that there were those at the time who considered Obama […]

Allen West “Here’s another thing you can add to the list POTUS has #shutdown: a strategic policy in the Middle East to combat Islamic terrorism.

by Allen West via Facebook This weekend there was good and bad news for our warriors fighting against radical Islamism. Unfortunately four of our brave warriors gave the last full measure of devotion in Afghanistan. Our heartfelt condolences go out to those families who will have an empty chair at the dinner table. Our Special […]

@AllenWest “We cannot afford to destabilize another Middle Eastern country in favor of Islamists and establish terrorist sanctuaries.”

by Allen West via Facebook Just watched President Obama’s press conference, post G-20 summit, and am even more concerned. When you study history and understand the series of uncontrollable events that began WW I, we find ourselves not too far from that position now. It’s not just about taking military action against Assad (which in […]