Post Archive

September 2007

The Washington Post has begun running a long series of articles by Rick Atkinson, author of an acclaimed new book about the Italian campaign n...

Under the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stands guilty of incitement to genocide....

The world-famous mime Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), who died this week at 84, was buried on September 26 in Paris’s historic Père-Lachaise cemetery. The previous Grand...

Today, contentions presents an interview with theater director Jack O’Brien. Mr. O’Brien won the Tony Award this year for Best Director for his work on...

Yesterday, the controversial Regina Ip announced her candidacy for a seat in LegCo, Hong Kong's Legislative Council. Opposing her is the formidable Anson Chan, dubbed...

Those who have taken it upon themselves to be the permanent caretakers of the Palestinian cause have found, in the abysmal condition of the economies...

Unctuous bows, veiled threats, and smug mockery do not an edifying speech make, but Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's performance at Columbia University offers at least one consolation:...

At Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate, Tim Russert asked a very simple question of the major candidates, beginning first with Hillary Clinton: Senator Clinton, in 1981,...

As the jury and contestants entered the second round of Stuttgart’s triennial classical song competition last week, organized by the Internationale Hugo Wolf Akademie, idealistic...

Today, the New York Times reports that five members of the board of the Poetry Society of America, including its president, have resigned. Their resignations...

There has been a good deal of informed speculation in the press regarding the Israeli Air Force’s Sept. 6 raid on a suspected nuclear development...

On last night's Hardball with Chris Matthews, Matthews said: [D]o you think it was odd of the president of the United States, who's basically against multilateralism,...