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Family matters: Ilhan Omar as a Red-Green Axis import

by J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / February 21, 2019 Most people’s worldviews are heavily influenced during their formative years. Those influences, and their roots, are important to discern among our national leaders. The election of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is often seen as a celebration of diversity: An immigrant from the

Rep. Omar cribbed from Al Jazeera while grilling Elliott Abrams

J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / February 14, 2019 A comparison of texts shows that Rep. Ilan Omar cribbed from Qatar’s state-owned Al Jazeera to script her diatribe against senior American diplomat Elliott Abrams. Al Jazeera ran a story, “Who is Elliott Abrams, US special envoy for Venezuela?” on February 12. It

Elliott Abrams shows how to handle malicious lawmakers

J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / February 13, 2019 President Trump’s point-man on Venezuela showed how to handle malicious Members of Congress during committee hearings. The long-collegial House Foreign Affairs Committee predictably is turning into a circus since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to the prestigious panel last month.