Foreign Policy

WMD Catastrophes

This article, published by Frontpage Magazine, contains an interview with Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John Wohlstetter: Frontpage Interview’s guest today is John C. Wohlstetter, a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute and part of the Technology and Democracy Project. He is a Washington D.C. attorney with a career of more than 22 years working in the telecommunications sector at positions Read More ›

Wohlstetter on C-SPAN Book TV

Book TV on C-SPAN 2 will air a lecture this coming weekend by Discovery Institute Senior Fellow John Wohlstetter, author of the new book The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us. Broadcast times follow (all PST): Saturday, February 9th at 8:00 PM Sunday, February 10th at 4:00 AM Sunday, February 10th at 10:00 AM Check your local Read More ›

Buried WMD Scoop

This article, published by The Wall Street Journal, mentions Bruce Chapman of Discovery Institute: But as Bruce Chapman of the Discovery Institute first noticed, the most important news in the segment comes when Mr. Piro describes his conversations with Saddam about weapons of mass destruction. The rest of the article can be found here.

Dial ’08 for terrorism

The assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has brought foreign policy and security issues to the forefront, as America prepares to elect a president. Homeland security is part of the seamless web that links actions abroad to consequences at home. Above all, fears that a nuclear device will be detonated on American soil have been aroused anew by Read More ›

Truth About Iraq WMD Uncovered, Then Covered Up Again

CBS’ Sixty Minutes devoted most of its Sunday program to one revealing story, an account of the remarkably productive seven month long interrogation of Saddam Hussein by FBI agent George Piro, an Arabic speaking American of Lebanese descent. According to the way the story was handled on the air and in the CBS online account of it, as well as Read More ›


The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us

The Long War Ahead and the Short War Upon Us, provides an assessment of the successes and failures of the United States’ War on Terror, six years after 9/11. As important, it provides a fresh perspective on how to meet the challenges posed by a war with many fronts in a complex and shifting environment. Mr. Wohlstetter sees two wars Read More ›

Fear Not ‘Islamo-Fascism,’ Nor Ahmadinejad

Last week was Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week, the brainchild of David Horowitz, conservative political gadfly and self-effacing founder of the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Friends of mine and other writers I admire spoke on college campuses around the country, garnering impressive media coverage. The week was a big success, if measured by how much awareness of Islamic villainy was heightened. A Read More ›

Spy Chief’s Testimony Deserves Second Look

One of the ironic but persistent dangers of our 24-hour cable news culture is that we often miss important information. We become fixated on the story of the moment whether ornot it is most significant. Now that the smoke has cleared from Gen. David Petraeus’ bunker-buster testimony on the progress to date of the U.S. military surge, it is evident Read More ›

No Surrender

The tempting thought that it is now safe to begin withdrawing from Iraq is being dangled in front of the American people this summer. Maybe if the United States and our allies pull out, or pull over, or pull to the side, the Shiite and Sunni moderates — facing destruction — will summon the ability to defeat al-Qaida and Iran’s Read More ›