Post Archive

March 2007

Editor's Note: Read Max Boot's post here, and Herman's original article here. At one level Max is perfectly right: every war is sui generis and comparisons...

Contrary to popular belief, the French are not really respecters of persons. They like to scoff, and they are better at it than most people....

Passover begins on Monday evening. This weekend is an excellent time to read up on the holiday, and COMMENTARY’s archive is the most lucid entry...

In his article in the April issue of COMMENTARY, Arthur Herman has provided a valuable service by increasing awareness of David Galula and the French...

The Resurgence of Anti-Semitism: Jews, Israel, and Liberal Opinion. Bernard Harrison Rowman & Littlefield. 224 pp. $22.95. According to the famous 11th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1910),...

The New York Times recently ran a story revealing that Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice favor the closing of...

The Pope says that hell “really exists and is eternal, even if nobody talks about it much any more.” In a Lenten homily at a...

The often percipient Andrew Sullivan was up too early when, at 6:15 yesterday morning, he posted an attack on my attack on Zbigniew Brzezinski’s attack...

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice just spent three days visiting Israel, Egypt, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority. She spoke seven times, including interviews, press roundtables,...

Joshua Muravchik wrote what I thought was a sharp and sensible item about Zbigniew Brzezinski here yesterday. Others disagree. Andrew Sullivan called Josh’s posting a...

Monday’s New York Times highlighted one of the many ways that existing models of medical insurance are beginning to come undone. In this case the...

contentions would like to welcome as a guest blogger Wilfred M. McClay, holder of the SunTrust Chair of Excellence in the Humanities at the University...