Post Archive

December 19, 2007

If I had to bet, I would say the creators of this brilliant jape attended the University of Chicago... [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M-cmNdiFuI[/youtube]...

On Sunday, Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua’s President, met with Ezzatollah Zarghami, director of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. Zarghami’s visit is just one of a...

Showtime's Dexter, which just finished its second season, is up for a WGA award this year. Like most high-profile cable dramas that have appeared in...

In Afghanistan, the hard-won progress of Afghan and international forces is being undermined by NATO's inefficiency, and it’s a scandal. Canada, Germany, and the...

So Time has chosen Vladimir Putin as its Person of the Year. It’s a shame, but predicable, that Putin would be selected instead of the...

As expected, former Seoul mayor and Hyundai executive Lee Myung-bak seems handily to have won yesterday's South Korean presidential election. Exit polls have him...

I'm with you, David, in thinking that what is going on in Gaza is mysterious. Here's another way to look at it: Israeli action is...

There is good and bad news from South Africa. The good news is that the ruling party, the African National Congress, had its first wide-open...

At first blush, this seems like a genuinely great campaign ad -- the story of how Mitt Romney basically closed down his business, Bain Capital,...

Noah Pollak is right to draw attention in an earlier post to events in Gaza of the last few days. Israel has taken out, stunningly,...

A New York Times story on John Edwards today includes this quote: “We have an epic fight in front of us, and anybody who thinks that’s...

James Schlesinger, a former director of the CIA, makes a critical observation about the Iran National Intelligence Estimate in a Wall Street Journal op-ed today....