Post Archive

December 7, 2007

Richard Nixon was the most paranoid of American leaders, frequently lashing out at enemies—real or perceived—out to get him. Whether it was the "East Coast...

An article in today’s Los Angeles Times reports new, sordid details in the investigation of Nada Nadim Prouty, a Lebanese woman—an illegal immigrant—who was nevertheless...

Today, Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov announced that his country must achieve parity in nuclear arms with the United States. “The weak...

In today’s Guardian, we read: The number of foreign jihadists entering Iraq has fallen by nearly half in recent months as a result of tougher action...

I recently had a chance to sit down over coffee with Donald Rumsfeld, now in private life, to discuss intelligence issues and some other related...

In the immediate aftermath of last week’s Annapolis Conference, President Bush told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that there was no reason for him to go to...

Does anybody read the New York Observer anymore? I actually didn’t know it was still published, having tuned out when Hilton Kramer retired his front...

• I like shoptalk, even when I don’t completely understand it, and I like it best of all when the shop is the studio of...

The NIE release on Iran's nuclear program has had some peculiar effects on so many erstwhile critics of U.S. intelligence. It's been variously welcomed as...

It’s not only conservatives who are troubled by the new National Intelligence Estimate. So are many liberals. According to this Los Angeles Times article, the...