Post Archive

November 8, 2007

Presidential campaigns have come to look like the Major League Baseball playoffs: drawn out, not really as competitive as the media would prefer, and loaded...

In the stunning speech he delivered today, which I wrote about just below, Sen. Joseph Lieberman sheds some horrifying light on one of the issues that...

Today’s Washington Post reports this: The drop in violence caused by the U.S. troop increase in Iraq prompted refugees to begin returning to their homes, American...

A lengthy excerpt of a fiery and unprecedented speech delivered today by Sen. Joseph Lieberman in Washington:  Since retaking Congress in November 2006, the top foreign policy...

A well-placed Washington source has written to me to point out that in my previous post I misunderstood an important aspect of CIA secrecy regulations. He informs me that even...

Jonathan Gurwitz, a newspaper columnist in San Antonio heretofore unknown to me, has written a splendid and focused piece that begins: "You know the situation...

In the name of open government, the CIA continues to declassify sensitive documents at a torrid pace. From deep within the agency’s document vaults, we...

An extraordinary admission from Palestinians living in East Jerusalem in advance of the Annapolis summit, as recounted by Ilene R. Prusher in the Christian Science Monitor: Those feeling...

Earlier this week, Peter Wehner mentioned that 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell might be getting a talk show on MSNBC. Alas, the deal has fallen through,...

• I like short, opinionated books—when they’re smart. John Silber’s Architecture of the Absurd: How “Genius” Disfigured a Practical Art is all these things, and...

Our hero has surfaced. As I predicted, he has been compelled to move from the mainstream to the margins. The latest sighting has occurred not...