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Obama’s December Gitmo surprise — and the Covington & Burling connection revisited

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2009 10:57 AM

Caught with pants down.

Obama’s emptiest Benghazi talking point; Plus: Where is Gitmo recidivist and alleged Benghazi jihad plotter Abu Sufian bin Qumu?

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 17, 2013 09:18 AM

The man depicted in the photo above is Abu Sufian bin Qumu. I told you about him on September 20. He’s the former Gitmo detainee released in 2007 who was named as the possible lead plotter in the bloody attacks on our consulate personnel, staff, and private security contractors in Benghazi. We haven’t heard a […]

The Blind Sheik and our mute president

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 9, 2013 09:12 AM

The Blind Sheik and our mute president by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Egypt’s terror-coddling President Mohamed Morsi has repeated his arrogant demand that America free convicted 1993 World Trade Center mastermind Omar Abdel-Rahman. I’d like to report that President Obama repeated his unequivocal rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood leader’s entreaties. But as of […]

The Blind Sheikh, The Blaze, and the dhimmi White House

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 20, 2012 11:29 AM

The Blaze led the way earlier this week in asking whether the Obama administration was contemplating releasing 1993 WTC bombing mastermind and convicted jihadist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman. Brilliant and ever-vigilant former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy — who spearheaded the successful effort to put the Blind Sheikh behind bars — shared his insights: Former federal […]

KSM and company go on military trial, face death penalty

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 4, 2012 01:30 PM

Just heard from a 9/11 family member, our friend Sgt. Tim Sumner of 9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America, who received the following e-mail from the Office of Military Commissions concerning jihadi Khalid Sheik Mohammed and others at Gitmo: “….today, April 4, 2012, Bruce MacDonald, the Convening Authority for Military Commissions, referred to […]

Screw up, move up, cover up: Fast and Furious edition

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2011 09:54 AM

My column today keys off yesterday’s post on the “reassignment” of acting ATF director Kenneth Melson and the re-shuffling of several other Fast and Furious-entangled bureaucrats. The White House hopes the moves will quell spreading outrage over the deadly scandal. Not bloody likely. David Codrea, one of the bloggers who led breakthrough reporting on Fast […]

Yemen, Gitmo, and jihadi revolving doors

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 03:15 AM

My column today spotlights Yemen’s dangerous catch-and-release program for terrorists — and ours. But before you read it, please inform yourselves of this sad passing: American sailor/U.S.S. Cole bombing survivor Johan Gokool died in Florida yesterday. He lost a leg in the attack and suffered severe PTSD. Gokool was 31. R.I.P. and never forget. In […]

Where was corruptocrat AG Eric Holder last night? Pandering to the p.c. mob

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 20, 2009 10:20 AM

Attorney General Eric Holder, Team Obama’s Dirty Dozen (get your trading cards here) I mentioned this event in my Fort Hood column last week — and it went as nauseatingly as expected: Corruptocrat Attorney General Eric Holder flew to Detroit last night to pay homage to Arab-American/Muslim grievance groups and to reassure them that he’s […]

Culture of corruption: Holder, terrorists, Covington & Burling

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 18, 2009 02:00 PM

Update: 11/19 9am…Holder hedges on GOP request for disclosure/recusal information… Attorney General Eric Holder, Team Obama’s Dirty Dozen (get your trading cards here) If you’ve been paying attention, you already know all about AG Eric Holder and his DOJ staff’s national security conflict of interest as senior partner with Covington & Burling — the prestigious […]

Pay attention to Eric Holder’s law firm and Gitmo detainees

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 23, 2009 02:41 PM

A good friend writes: [A]s nearly 100 of the remaining detainees are Yemenis, reflecting that country’s refusal to assure security for repatriated Yemenis, note that AG nominee Eric Holder is a senior partner with Covington & Burling, a prestigious Washington, D.C. law firm, which represents 17 Yemenis currently held at Gitmo. From the C & […]