JERUSALEM—In a speech on New Year’s day, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for a “religious revolution” in Islam that would displace violent jihad from the center of Muslim discourse.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said on Saturday that he was leaving his weekly Fox News show so he can explore a 2016 presidential bid.
Hugh Trevor-Roper’s name has become synonymous with a vanished world of 18th-century architecture and monographs full of untranslated Greek, of mandatory chapel attendance and cheap foreign holidays, of priceless port consumed immoderately at candlelit high-table dinners, of black-robed dons intriguing relentlessly, their cloven tongues guarding jealously not the wisdom of the ages but the name of the little shit who carved up old Namier’s book anonymously in last week’s TLS.
J.J. Watt proved this season that he is unstoppable both on offense and defense. Now fans are saying that the Houston Texans superstar is “indestructible” from fire as well.
What, for over thirteen years, have we been doing in Afghanistan? What have we been fighting for? What has gone so wrong?
Daniel P. Bolger’s Why We Lost starts off as a bracing confessional: “I am a United States Army General, and I lost the Global War on terrorism. It’s like Alcoholics Anonymous; step one is admitting you have a problem. Well, I have a problem. So do my peers.”
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick cancelled practice on New Year’s Eve and instead took his team to the movies, the Blaze reports.
HONOLULU (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama authorized additional sanctions against North Korea in what he said was the first U.S. response to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said on Friday.