Post Archive

January 2007

Much has been said (including by contentions blogger Emanuele Ottolenghi) about the execution of Saddam Hussein, including vocal criticism of the widely disseminated photographs and...

On the heels of my last post about Israeli-Syrian negotiations comes Michael Oren's op-ed in the January 24 New York Times, "What if Israel and...

The Scooter Libby case is very complicated. Nicholas Lemann, the dean of the Columbia University School of Journalism, has now offered a brief account of...

For once, the mainstream media's incessant badmouthing of George W. Bush worked for him. In the day-long lead-up to his State of the Union address,...

In this morning's New York Times, Michael B. Oren remarks, in an op-ed entitled "What if Israel and Syria Find Common Ground?," that in the...

Did Scooter Libby write a letter to New York Times reporter Judith Miller in prison containing a coded hint that she should back up his...

Whether the back-channel "Israeli-Syrian negotiations" whose existence was revealed last week (and expanded upon Sunday) by the Hebrew daily Haaretz were, in fact, as claimed...

Yesterday Michael Gove, a Tory member of Parliament and the author of Celsius 7/7, a hard-hitting study of the London subway bombers, asked an audience...

This year’s batch of controlled leaks building up to the State of the Union address has included a lot of talk about health-care proposals. It...

As President Bush prepares to address the issue of health care in his State of the Union address, COMMENTARY is fortunate to have a trenchant...

So, after sixteen years on the national stage, Hillary Rodham Clinton has finally declared that she is a candidate for President of the United States....

After a long absence from respectable circles, Jew-baiting is back. When Patrick J. Buchanan denounced the 1991 U.S. military action to liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein,...