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Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 23, 2015 02:50 AM

Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 When President Obama declares something a “success story,” you know it has “TOTAL FAILURE” embedded in its DNA. Four months ago, America’s King Midas in Reverse crowed about the fruits of his triumphant foreign policy in jihad-infested Yemen. A “light footprint” approach to counterterrorism […]

Gibbs: “[A]ny additional transfers to Yemen is not a good idea;” Obama: “Let me be clear…”

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 5, 2010 03:23 PM

Scroll for updates… All weekend long, Team Obama’s intel folks refused to say that the White House would stop Gitmo transfers to Yemen. Looks like someone woke up and decided to stick a foot in the jihadi revolving door. For the moment, anyway: U.S. suspends Guantanamo prisoner transfer to Yemen… “While we remain committed to […]

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 […]

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

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

Caught with pants down.

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 […]

No more O-Kumbaya: Gunmen attack US embassy in Yemen

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2009 03:49 PM

The US embassy in Yemen received a warning about this pending attack hours before gunmen drove by and fired shots: Unknown gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint outside the U.S. embassy in Yemen on Monday, hours after the mission said it received a threat, but a Yemeni official said no one was hurt. “Police are […]

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 & […]

The dirty Dem dogs of disruption

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 15, 2017 07:44 AM

The dirty Dem dogs of disruption by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2017 Here come the hyper-partisan hounds. A new nonprofit called American Oversight launched this week to combat President Trump’s “culture of impunity.” The outfit declared itself “nonpartisan” and claims its crusaders will fight for a “transparent and ethical government.” But like Waylon Jennings […]

Obama’s bloody recipe for more Benghazis

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 24, 2013 09:06 AM

Obama’s bloody recipe for more Benghazis by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2013 Gird your loins, America. President Obama intends to empty out Guantanamo Bay and send scores of suspected Muslim terror operatives back to their jihadist-coddling native countries. Goaded by anti-war activists and soft-on-terror attorneys (including those from Attorney General Eric Holder’s former private […]

Your reading assignments before Obama’s Gitmo speech

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 23, 2013 10:00 AM

Later today, President Obama will address the National Defense University and is expected to initiate renewed efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and transfer accused jihadists back to their home countries — despite record-high Gitmo recidivism rates: Officials told the Wall Street Journal that Obama will announce he is restarting an effort to […]