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Cal Thomas: Who loves America?

...patriotic fervor in many hearts, but when a country is wrong - as in its prosecution of the Vietnam War and, it would appear, in Iraq - it doesn't weaken it to say so. But in saying so, the admission and the motivation must be for the purpose of improving...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/cal-thomas-who-loves-america
Opinion

...It's fantastic. Life is full of surprises."Several of this year's biggest box-office hit nominees - Clint Eastwood's Iraq war drama "American Sniper" and Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic "Interstellar" - had to settle for single wins in technical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jake-coyle/2015-02-23

...stationed at the tomb had been besieged by militants from the Islamic State group, which hold a third of Syria and neighboring Iraq in their self-declared caliphate. Some 40 Turkish soldiers once guarded the tomb, making them a target for IS and other militant...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/suzan-fraser/2015-02-23
Rich Lowry: The return of evil

...killing as many members of al-Qaida in Iraq, the precursor of ISIS, as he could get...perfectly content to lose to al-Qaida in Iraq when Bush was ordering the surge in 2007, and Obama's insistence on pulling out of Iraq entirely was a priceless boon to ISIS...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-08/rich-lowry-the-return-of-evil
Opinion
Brian Williams suspended for it, but everybody embellishes

...news for decades, until questions arose last week about his credibility when he admitted he embellished a story he covered in Iraq.Some speculate that the NBC news anchor started telling tall tales to appear more interesting as he made the rounds on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-15/brian-williams-suspended-for-it-b
Opinion
Bob Franken: Let us prey

...described the insanely violent hordes who are terrorizing Syria and Iraq as a "brutish, vicious death cult." But then he had the audacity...elsewhere. To tarnish them with the atrocities of the maniacs in Iraq and Syria is inviting prejudice and discrimination that goes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-10/bob-franken-let-us-prey
Opinion
What others say: Reasons to keep Fort Wainwright's brigade

...playing out in communities across the country. The force strength of the U.S. Army peaked at 570,000 during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now that U.S. involvement in those countries has substantially waned, the Army is drawing back from a force...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-15/what-others-say-reasons-to-keep-f
Opinion
'American Sniper': A Different Perspective

...Kyle's struggles and personalized issues faced by the veterans' community writ large. 52,000 young Americans were wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, 22 veterans a day commit suicide, and the VA is struggling under the weight of 970,000 new disability claims...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-17/american-sniper-a-differe
Letters
Cal Thomas: Bobby Jindal for president?

...R-Mo.) have written a paper on the subject. Among other things, he wants to arm the Kurds in their fight against ISIS in Iraq and demonstrate to our allies America's resolve to support them in any fight against the Islamic State, support he thinks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-16/cal-thomas-bobby-jindal-for-presi
Opinion
Rich Lowry: The return of the war hero

...awarded for acts of extraordinary valor in Iraq and Afghanistan). But the classic war...of confirmed kills during four tours in Iraq. The success of the movie, where he is...by the horrors of what he experienced in Iraq, and his tragic death at the hands of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-21/rich-lowry-the-return-of-the-war-
Opinion

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