Post Archive

November 5, 2007

A report in the Italian daily L'opinione states that all the gallows used by the Iranian government to conduct public hangings are “made in Italy.”...

Andrew Sullivan accuses me of "astonishing ignorance" because in an earlier post on waterboarding I said that "as universally understood, torture is the infliction of...

In what is being described as “a second coup,” Pakistani strongman Pervez Musharraf threw his country into more turmoil on Saturday. He suspended the...

Michael J. Lewis is a professor of art at Williams College and a contributor to the horizon, the arts blog of COMMENTARY. He is...

Barack Obama claims to understand uniquely how the world’s perceptions of the United States have changed in recent years. For starters, Obama lived in...

Experts disagree about the relationship between testosterone and aggression. The endocrine system is complex, and it is difficult to attribute aggressive behavior to any one...

It is widely assumed, on both Left and Right, that Hillary Clinton and her campaign made a grave error by responding to the criticism of...

Max, the discussion of waterboarding and torture has taken a fascinating turn in the past few years, because it involves a redefinition of “torture.” As...

Yesterday on contentions, Gordon Chang called for the United Nations Security Council to vote on a sanctions resolution against the Burmese military junta led...

An estimated 50,000 to 100,000 people thronged to the streets of Tbilisi on Friday to protest the government of Georgia’s president, Mikheil Saakashvili. Most news...

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