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Mar 20, 2015 0 Comments

As ISIS terror threat grows, Obama’s top regret is not closing Guantanamo Articles / Opinion Editorials, Publications

Authors: J.D. GORDON

“I think I would have closed Guantanamo on the first day.”

Who uttered those words this week? It wasn’t a liberal blogger or a radio talk show host.

Nope. Those are the words of our commander-in-chief responding to seventh grader Laura Winfrey’s question after a speech in Cleveland. Winfrey asked, “if you could go back to the first day of your first term and the first day of your second term, what advice would you give yourself?”

“I would have closed Guantanamo on the first day,” he said…. Continue Reading »

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Mar 19, 2015 0 Comments

America’s time for atonement Articles / Opinion Editorials, Publications

Authors: J.D. GORDON

Tense relations between the White House and Congress aren’t unusual, and certainly not new. Yet over the past month they’ve hit lows not seen since President Clinton’s impeachment trial.

Are congressional Republicans really “traitors,” as the New York Daily News screamed in all capitals on the front page? Should President Obama be “embarrassed” for them, as he told Vice News?

I don’t think so…. Continue Reading »

Mar 18, 2015 0 Comments

Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Iran and Hezbollah in the Western Hemisphere Publications, Speech / Presentations

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

JOSEPH M. HUMIRE

CO-AUTHOR IRAN’S STRATEGIC PENETRATION OF LATIN AMERICA

BEFORE THE

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE (WHEM)

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA (MENA)

HEARING ON

“IRAN AND HEZBOLLAH IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Chairman Duncan, Chairwoman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Members Sires and Deutch, and distinguished members of both subcommittee’s. Good morning, and thank you for your leadership on this issue and inviting me to appear before you today.

Almost two years ago, I testified before another committee that Iran’s influence in the Western Hemisphere had grown tremendously over the last 30 years since the dawn of the Iranian revolution. At the time, there was sufficient evidence to make this statement; however, there was also evidence to suggest that Iran was reassessing its priorities, presence and activities in Latin America, due to the considerable political and economic changes happening both in the region and in Tehran…. Continue Reading »