The filibuster heard 'round the world?

by Diana West -- Republican Rand Paul took to the floor of the U.S. Senate this week to filibuster John Brennan's nomination to become head of the CIA. "I will speak as more…

GOP's erratic confirmation strategy

by Diana West -- One last question about newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Why? Why for nearly two months (a Washington eternity) did this nominee above all others galvanize GOP more…

Thank Joe McCarthy, don't demonize him

by Diana West -- Freshman Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is just the latest in a long series of public figures to be reviled for "McCarthyism" following his recent questioning of more…

Another Islamic attack on an elderly Dane

by Diana West -- I may be the only American who has seen both the "panic room" where Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard fled in 2010 as a Somali Muslim man hacked at more…

When women fight, civilization loses

by Diana West -- And so it came, the coup de grace. The final "barrier" to "opportunities" for women in combat is no more. With a stroke of their pens, Secretary of more…

Benghazi hearings: Few answers from Hillary

by Diana West -- One day, I hope, Hillary Clinton's Benghazi hearings will stand as testament to the smoke-and-mirrors dangerousness of U.S. foreign policy, circa 2013 – both as executed by the more…

Obama's disgusting use of kids as pawns

by Diana West -- Not one of the 23 executive orders President Obama signed – flanked by schoolchildren whom none of us want to see murdered and before an audience that included more…

Gore deal follows
Murdoch into Arab TV

by Diana West -- The news that Al Gore chose to sell his Current TV to Al Jazeera, which some think of as Muslim Brotherhood TV, recently has raised eyebrows. But what more…