Post Archive

September 5, 2007

Last Friday, I had a short essay at The New Republic Online discussing the legacy of Bayard Rustin, the 20th anniversary of whose death was...

One of the most illuminating moments of the 2008 presidential race came this past Sunday. Speaking to an audience in Iowa, John Edwards said that...

How should Israel respond to the relentless missile fire emanating from Gaza? At first glance, there appears to be an array of good options, from...

Today's print edition of the International Herald Tribune—the New York Times-owned international paper—has an article by Michael Slackman on Hashemi Rafsanjani's election as the new...

Who was behind the anthrax attacks of 2001? The FBI has still not solved the case and, at this rate, it probably never will. But...

• Is the Holocaust a fit subject for novelists? It’s tempting to reply with the oft-quoted words of Terence, the Roman playwright who declared that...

Chinese President Hu Jintao reportedly will ask that President Bush personally express his opposition to the upcoming referendum in Taiwan over U.N. membership. Evidently, statements...