Post Archive

December 5, 2007

On Friday, the Daily Telegraph reported results "among the most devastating for any government in the history of opinion polling": the proportion of voters satisfied...

The slow-moving but steady struggle for democracy in Hong Kong—which China promised in 1997 when taking over the territory from the British, but without specifying...

As if last week's discovery of a 2,500-year-old wall in Jerusalem, most probably built by the biblical Nehemiah, were not enough to affix ancient Jerusalem...

Whenever Democrats accuse George W. Bush of using 9/11 as a scare tactic or talking point it tells me that the accuser, not the President,...

There's a lot going on at contentions about the NIE, but make sure to check out Gabriel Schoenfeld's tackling of the same subject over at...

Bruce Bawer is one of the great literary critics and political writers of the age (his latest book, While Europe Slept, was nominated for a...

The more we learn about the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran, the less "confidence” we can have in its sanguine findings about the state of...

A day has passed since the release of the new intelligence-community estimate of the Iranian program and the smell of rotting fish is growing stronger. Even the...

If you’re the kind of person who watches the Democratic debates for the quick camera shots of Dennis Kucinich’s wife, yesterday you were out of...

Since posting my dark suspicions about the NIE the other day, I have come to the conclusion that Gabe Schoenfeld was right to challenge the...

Whatever efforts may have been underway to muster new support for a UN resolution expanding sanctions against Iran, the just-released National Intelligence Estimate...

Sam, you are right in pointing to Hitchens's distortions about Hanukkah. He has a tendency to present a deeply twisted view of Judaism in order...