Post Archive

October 18, 2007

Western observers tend to assume that the Chinese Army and the Communist Party are as close as the proverbial "lips and teeth." However, a number...

Readers of this blog have repeatedly expressed distress at the way classical music is going. Indeed, in February, the Metropolitan Opera announced that it has...

As noted yesterday on contentions, Libya was elected on October 16, 2007 to the UN Security Council, a position it will assume in January. Last...

“We got a leader in Iran who has announced that he wants to destroy Israel,” said President Bush in response to a question during his...

Hillary Clinton says the following in her contribution to the series of big-think essays from presidential candidates solicited by Foreign Affairs magazine: Getting out of Iraq...

The Saintly Brigades of France have found their cause célèbre: DNA tests for immigrants who want to be reunited with their families. The Opposition—ranging from...

This one is more serious. I am talking about the August 29 “Bent Spear” incident, in which the U.S. military lost control of some of...

As an avid chessplayer–along with my day job at COMMENTARY, I am a coauthor of the New York Sun’s weekly chess column–I have had a...

It was only appropriate that the recent obituary for Herbert Muschamp, architecture critic of the New York Times from 1992 to 2004, was written by...