Oct 2017
Sep 2017

We already knew. Just ask Pastor Andrew Brunson

May 2017

Police chief beheaded.

Mar 2017

“They wanted to underline impunity, that they can act with impunity.”

“You’d have to go back a long way for this kind of wholesale diplomatic meltdown.”

Oct 2016
Sep 2016

Seven years ahead of schedule.

Did it go to the bad Iranians or the REALLY bad Iranians?

Aug 2016

The fruits of paying ransom.

“This was Iran’s money.”

It’s the lies, stupid.

“there was concern the Iranians probably did consider it a ransom payment…”

Jul 2016

“ISIS’ Amaq News Agency later reported that ISIS fighters carried out the attack.”

Jan 2016

Thanks, Obama


World standing downgrade

Nov 2015


Oct 2015

Enemy territory

Sep 2015
Jun 2015

But “the US will not offer concessions,” including “ransoms.”


Apr 2015

Fixing the US hostage rescue program

Jazz Shaw Apr 26, 2015 2:01 PM

Trading floor

“In a word … ‘no’.”

Live statement from Obama at 10 am.

Feb 2015

“What does this do to how we’re perceived?”

The face of the “Caliphate.”

“Very specific information was available as early as mid-March.”

Jan 2015

Jordan draws a BIG line in the sand for ISIS

Jazz Shaw Jan 31, 2015 10:01 AM

You kill ours, we kill ALL of yours

Jordan to ISIS: We’ll make the swap for our pilot

Ed Morrissey Jan 28, 2015 4:41 PM

Which hostage will get freed — if any?

Dec 2014
Nov 2014

“innovative and non-traditional solutions”

Sep 2014

Diane Foley: Our country let us down

Ed Morrissey Sep 12, 2014 8:01 AM

“Jim believed ’til the end that his country would come to their aid.”

Aug 2014

“… and what kindness they have in their hearts.”

May 2014

What other options are there?

Apr 2014

Mayor of Kharkiv shot in the back.

Because vetoes are so passé.

Booting Aboutalebi.

Nov 2013

Former Iranian hostages: The deal stinks

Ed Morrissey Nov 26, 2013 8:11 AM

“It’s kind of like Jimmy Carter all over again.”