Post Archive

November 27, 2007

The Piano Teacher, by Julia Cho, which opened recently at the Vineyard Theater off-Broadway to mixed reviews, features a haunted keyboard pedagogue with nasty secrets...

Jewcy blogger Abe Greenwald lets us know today just how far reporters from the New York Times to Time to the BBC are willing to...

Noah, what Annapolis reveals about the Bush administration may be nothing more than it has 14 months left -- and that Condi Rice has gone...

John, those are good points, and I'm largely in agreement with you on the interplay among Israel, America, and the Palestinians. It's true—there's going to...

This week's Economist, in a long and intelligent piece about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his political fortunes, offers up a rather inflammatory comparison (and an instant...

• The last time I had occasion to write about the late, unlamented Edward W. Said in COMMENTARY, I called him “an intellectual thug who...

Today, Reuters reports that a Dutch court has rejected the UN’s claims of immunity and allowed the families of massacre victims to sue the Netherlands...

From the New York Times, 1:07 pm: A Palestinian man was killed in the West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday as Palestinian Authority police officers...

Noah, there is one reason to feel relief about the goings-on at Annapolis so far, and that is this: The negotiations in question are between...

John, I'm certainly with you on the question of who is best suited to monitor and judge Roadmap compliance—there's no question that the U.S. would...

Presidents Bush and Abbas and Prime Minister Olmert have just finished giving their speeches here in Annapolis, and while Bush and Abbas said little of...

Noah, I think your concern about the role of the United States as arbiter of the progress toward peace is a little misplaced. Clearly, it's far...