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Archives for Roger Aronoff - Commentary

Civil War in the Democratic Party?

While the media have feasted on the perceived civil war in the Republican Party, based on a few close races involving the Tea Party versus the establishment and differences in how to handle immigration reform, the makings of a very real civil war hav ...

Bergdahl's Reemergence Stirs Ghosts of Benghazi

The ghosts of Benghazi are haunting the Obama administration as it attempts to gain the upper hand in the narrative concerning the swap of the American soldier, Bowe Bergdahl, for five of the worst of the worst Taliban terrorists who had been held at ...

Distorting the Facts About the 'Do Nothing Congress'

This past weekend’s Sunday morning talk shows were abuzz about how the House Republicans are in disarray, and that they are re-defining the concept of a “do nothing Congress.” NBC Chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd said on “Meet the Press:” “ ...

Obama Administration Credibility Suffers Again in Middle East Conflict

Will the latest attempt at a 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas hold? Not likely, but at least it will take the attention off the last one that Secretary of State John Kerry attempted to establish, which was met with outrage by Israelis acros ...

Time Runs Out on Counting Casualties in Gaza

Last week I received an email from Time magazine, asking if I “would be interested in contributing a piece for Time.com on the casualty numbers being reported in Gaza. These come mostly from Hamas, and we’re interested in a piece on how reliable/unre ...

Evidence Mounts of a Manufactured Border Crisis

The situation at America’s southern border is a “manufactured crisis,” one perpetuated—if not started—by the Obama administration. After all, the administration put out an ad in January 2014 asking for contractors to handle an influx of 65,000 childr ...

Hillary Clinton Stumbles to 'Worst Week' in Washington

Over the last couple of weeks, Hillary Clinton has excited the press with gaffe after gaffe about money and influence. In fact, The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza credits her with having had the “worst week” of anyone in Washington, D.C. last week. ...

A Timely Reminder - What did the President Know…?

Former Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) passed away last week at the age of 88. Although Sen. Baker served as Ronald Reagan’s Chief of Staff, and Senate Majority Leader, he is perhaps best known for his famous line asked during the Watergate investigation ...

VA Crises Getting Lost in Scandal Overload

President Obama is embroiled in two Veterans Affairs scandals: 1) fabricated documents and secret waiting lists for health care, with dozens of veterans dying while waiting for appointments; and 2) waiting lists for disability benefits. The former is ...

White House 'Mistake' Exposes CIA Officer

The Obama administration “mistakenly” revealed the identity of its CIA Chief of Station (COS) in Kabul, Afghanistan, over the Memorial Day weekend, by including his name on a list of senior U.S. officials who were taking part in President Obama’s una ...


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