Post Archive

March 12, 2008

Despite initial denials from officials of both sides, sources are now indicating that an Israel-Hamas ceasefire in Gaza is imminent. According to Ha'aretz, the...

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has come to a decision: Regarding America, says M. Kouchner, "I think the magic is over." C’est fini? The Herald Tribune...

Eliot Spitzer’s not alone. The chief of Tehran's police was arrested Monday when caught—literally—pants down in a brothel, in the company of six equally naked...

Since John McCain wrapped up the nomination last week, his campaign and the RNC have effectively merged efforts for the 2008 election. The change is...

When  high-profile scandals break, the first reaction from elected leaders, as well as ordinary voters,  is their claim to be "shocked." Well, yes: we never...

Diana West just emailed me her March 7 Washington Times column about Mahmoud Ahmadinijad’s visit to Iraq. The article “Whose Side is Iraq really on?”...

There is one other consequence of Spitzer fall, John. Should Obama lose the Democratic nomination to Clinton, and she subsequently loses the general election to...

Eliot Spitzer, with his wife in her new role as "sympathy prop," has resigned. But he showed no sign that he's aware of the depth...

Dramatist David Mamet is a proud flip-flopper. In a Village Voice must-read, Mamet commits the bravest act known to a celebrity thinker: he changes his...

Interviewed by the Associated Press, the granddaughter of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini--she's an avowed reformist in Iran's political landscape--declared that "the only way to...

Need further proof that folks are downright delighted by the Spitzer scandal? Buy the t-shirt. (Personally, as a jersey collector, I think a...

In the LA Times today, Max Boot effectively takes down the Esquire profile of Admiral William Fallon, who just resigned as head the U.S. Central...