Austin Bay: June 2006 Archives

Bank Shot

Call it the Washington Beltway's "Axis of Abuse": irresponsible reporters and editors collaborating with agenda-ed, unnamed "leakers." The exposure of a legal and productive counter-terror intelligence operation on the front page of the June 23 edition of The New Y Read More

Bank Shot

Call it the Washington Beltway's "Axis of Abuse": irresponsible reporters and editors collaborating with agenda-ed, unnamed "leakers." The exposure of a legal and productive counter-terror intelligence operation on the front page of the June 23 edition of The New Y Read More

Clanarchy in Somalia

Though US-supported "secular warlords" in the Alliance for the Restoration of Peace and Counterterrorism militia have fled Mogadishu, the fundamentalist Islamic Courts Union (ICU) doesn't control hearts, minds or, for that matter, all of Mogadishu. Clan militias st Read More

Presidential Stealth Sortie

Seizing the political opportunity created by the death of terror kingpin Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, President George W. Bush flew to Baghdad on Tuesday. Bush's trip surprised Iraqis, coalition troops and the international community. It even surprised members of his staf Read More

The Residue of Design

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's death is, like Branch Rickey's definition of luck, the residue of design. A U.S. Air Force strike on a farmhouse near the Iraqi town of Baqubah killed Zarqawi, known as Z-Man to his pursuers. His deeds mark... Read More

The Multi-Administration War

President George W. Bush's May 27 commencement address to the 2006 West Point graduating class made it clear he knows the War on Terror will grind on for years. Last year, I criticized the Bush administration for neglecting -- at... Read More

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