Post Archive

July 17, 2007

Nelson Mandela will celebrate his 89th birthday tomorrow. To mark the occasion, Mandela, along with Jimmy Carter, Kofi Annan, and other “elders” of our global...

As usual, there has been considerable fanfare leading up to the release of the new National Intelligence Estimate on "The Terrorist Threat to the U.S....

Michael Bloomberg’s all-but-declared presidential campaign suffered a serious setback on Monday, when the New York state legislature refused to sign on to plans to impose...

Writing about the collapse of the McCain campaign in New York, John Heilemann offers up a well-tested cliché: praise for a Republican who has...

You don’t hear much about Anbar Province anymore. That’s because this area, once the scene of the heaviest fighting in Iraq, has turned remarkably quiet...

In China in Revolt in the December COMMENTARY, Gordon Chang took note of the turbulent nature of Chinese society. Three decades of reform have transformed...

Yesterday Noah Pollak (at Middle East Journal) cited some encouraging new poll numbers from Gaza: Hamas got only 23 percent support, down from 29 percent in...