Post Archive

November 28, 2007

Yesterday evening, Natan Sharansky—dissident, democracy activist, former Deputy PM of Israel, author of (among other things) the upcoming Defending Identity, and one of the most...

Slick Willie is at it again. This time it comes in the form of his assertion that he opposed the Iraq war from the start....

The rumor in Annapolis yesterday was that the recently-retired Marine Gen. James Jones had been tapped as the man to lead the "monitoring and judging"...

Hillary Clinton's sending her husband on the stump has long been thought of as a no-brainer. Where she fights each potentially incriminating syllable as it...

Roberto Bolaño, the author of the much-lauded novels The Savage Detectives and 2666 (the latter still unfinished at the time of his death in 2003),...

In his column last week in Time, the political columnist Joe Klein continued to offer withering criticisms against views he once held. To set the stage:...

A week ago, two teams of scientists announced they had successfully produced the equivalent of human embryonic stem cells by "reprogramming" skin cells, without the...

Natan Sharansky was in town yesterday and dropped by the offices of COMMENTARY-- where I challenged him to a game of chess, thereby fulfilling a...

A wonderful piece on The New Republic's website by John Fleming, a Princeton medievalist, on the barbaric revision of Beowulf currently hurling itself at you in...

In a typically frothing and self-aggrandizing post, Eric Alterman lashes out at any and all enemies: Speaking of me, I often have trouble deciding which attacks...

Last month, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said that she had “better things to do than invite people to Annapolis for a photo op.” ...