Post Archive

October 1, 2007

It is trite but necessary to note that if peace conferences led to peace, the Levant would be the most tranquil place on earth. There...

The U.S. Senate has passed a nonbinding resolution sponsored by Joe Biden calling on Iraq to be partitioned among Sunni, Shia, and Kurds. This idea...

The most important news from China in decades was conveyed by official statements on September 26th. These statements described the effects of the much-lauded and...

We have learned the following from two different news outlets this morning. The first, from the Associated Press, is that U.S. military deaths in September...

The historian Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-two books, among which my two favorites are The Making of the Atomic Bomb and...

In this country we’re not used to thinking of our politicians as heroes. And they seldom are—with some notable exceptions, such as Reagan, who cracked...

On Friday, 3Com announced that it had agreed to be acquired. Bain Capital, the Boston-based private-equity firm, will take about 80 percent of the struggling...