Post Archive

October 2007

On Sunday, Russia and the United States jointly urged all countries to destroy medium-range nuclear-capable missiles. The call came in a joint declaration published...

Now we are really in trouble. Here’s a report from a Defense Science Board Task Force on the dangers of foreign-produced software now being used...

America’s cultural institutions have been quietly selling off their art collections, and bad publicity—however shrill or indignant—seems no deterrent. One year ago, Philadelphia’s Thomas...

Video games loosely based on historic wars are nothing new. But the recently released “October War,” which invites children to “fight the Israeli Air...

Over at Tapped, the blog of the American Prospect, Kate Sheppard links to a story in the Washington Monthly about the political cult leader...

On the eve of the deployment of a joint European-African force on the Chad-Sudanese border in a modest attempt to protect long-suffering Darfur refugees, a...

On November 6, the New York Public Library’s “Conservators Evening” for annual contributors of $1,500 will honor Charlotte Mosley, editor of the new Mitfords: Letters...

Chalk one up for my friend Steve Aftergood. Back in 2002, his organization, the Federation of American Scientists, sued the CIA in a fruitless effort...

Don't build a dam on a gypsum foundation. Gypsum dissolves when it comes into contact with water. Nonetheless, that's exactly what the all-wise, all-powerful Saddam Hussein did in the...

Michael Abramowitz of the Washington Post has an interesting and instructive article on the U.S. failure to do something meaningful about the genocide in Darfur....

With a sense of urgency inversely proportional to his usual concern for Iran's nuclear program, IAEA chief Mohammad ElBaradei used strong language to criticize Israel's...

Should we mix it up among ourselves here at COMMENTARY’s various blogs? Sometimes we have to. Jamie Kirchick blew a little valentine over the weekend to...