The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

TERROR RAID: French Police Kill Two, Arrest Seven Suspects in Saint Denis

  In a pre-dawn raid reportedly aimed at the mastermind of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, at least two suspects were killed and five arrested in the suburb of Saint Denis. CNN initially reported three suspects had been killed, including one female who blew herself up with a bomb, during the raid targeting […]

The Worst President Ever

Ace of Spades on Monday’s presidential press conference: A man who keeps offering the same empty answers — “allies have to step up,” “a warped ideology on the wrong side of history,” “contrary to our values,” etc. — cannot complain this petulantly about being asked the same questions. . . . He is the apotheosis […]

FRANCE AT WAR: Jets Strike ISIS Stronghold; Terror Suspects Raided

  Friday’s attack in Paris has prompted French authorities to take military action against the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa: France bombed the Syrian city of Raqqa on Sunday night, its most aggressive strike against the Islamic State group it blames for killing 129 people in a string of terrorist attacks across Paris only two days […]

TERROR MANHUNT: French Authorities Seeking Accomplices of Islamic Killers

  The perpetrators of Friday’s massacre in Paris have been identified, and the investigation exposes the worldwide menace of Islam: Police [on Saturday] issued an international arrest warrant for one of three Belgian-born brothers believed to be at the heart of the eight-strong ISIS cell who murdered 132 people in Paris. French police are hunting […]

PARIS ATTACK: Terrorist ‘Refugee’ Had Syrian Passport; Death Toll Now 129

  Reuters reports: The holder of a Syrian passport found near the body of one of the gunmen who died in Friday night’s attacks in Paris passed through Greece in October, a Greek minister said. “The holder of the passport passed through the island of Leros on Oct. 3, 2015, where he was identified according […]

ISIS Claims Credit for Paris Slaughter; Death Toll 127 in Islamic Terror Attack

  ISIS released a video overnight claiming responsibility for the violence that brought bloodshed to the streets of Paris. The death toll in Friday’s terrorist attack is now reported at 127; earlier reports had said more than 150 were killed. The New York Post reports: Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for attacks that killed […]

PARIS JIHAD: Major Terrorist Attack UPDATE: French President Declares Emergency, Says ‘Several Dozen Dead’

UPDATE 9:50 p.m. ET: Islamic terrorists struck the heart of France, murdering scores of civilians Friday in a bloody night of carefully coordinated violence. More than 150 people were reported killed, most of them at the Bataclan arts center where Muslim gunmen opened fired during a rock concert, then began systematically executing young people who […]

Faisal Mohammad: Authorities Say Stabbings at UC-Merced Not Terrorism

The knife-wielding student who stabbed four people Wednesday before being shot by police at the University of California-Merced was not acting on a political motive, officials say. Faisal Mohammad, 18, was pursuing a personal vendetta against fellow students who had excluded him from a study group, according to authorities: The California student who went on […]

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