Post Archive

May 21, 2008

Obama (in pithy terms) and his supporters in the blogosphere (in laborious ones) have tried to "clarify" his "unconditional talks with despots" position. McCain surrogates...

It's a shame to further bust the "global community" myth of the Olympic Games--but bust I must. Ali Al-Ahmed has a piece in the Herald...

If you thought conservative columnists were nasty, read the latest from Maureen Dowd. Aside from the very funny lines, she offers some proof that the...

On the front page of today's New York Times we read this: Iraqi forces rolled unopposed through the huge Shiite enclave of Sadr City on Tuesday,...

Bill Richardson says don't talk to Ahmadinejad but to"moderate clerics" and confesses he chatted with Castro (when? with what authority?). Apparently he is just as...

Ted Kennedy's health crisis, regardless of your views about his politics, is a personal tragedy. Others have commented on the "politics" of it. But on...

Today's Wall Street Journal features a piece by Sen. Joseph Lieberman on the state of the Democratic party. It is a short version of the...

To add my two cents to the four cents already thrown in by John and David, there is an appalling similarity in tactics shared by...

On Monday, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert proposed a U.S. naval blockade of Iran. In talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, he also suggested that...

Monitoring the progress in Iraq these days is a bit like watching a disaster film play backwards: All the setbacks that threatened the whole pre-surge...

John wrote about this already, but I want to put in my two cents. Less than a day has passed since the Israeli Supreme Court...

Some welcome news this morning: a French court has overturned the libel judgment against Philippe Karsenty, the French media watchdog who publicly accused France2 television...