Post Archive

May 29, 2008

The broadcast networks are donating money and raising awareness about cancer. That is commendable. But since they are in the news business perhaps they could...

If someone were to ask you to compose the most unlikely beginning for a story from the French news agency AFP it might go something...

Yesterday, Ali Larijani was elected speaker of the Iranian parliament. In his new perch, the country's former chief nuclear negotiator is bound to cause...

I confess I haven't listened to all 80 minutes of this interview with Nancy Pelosi. But my CONTENTIONS colleague Abe Greenwald tells me that, in...

Abe, this is typical of much of the "magical thinking" which dominates the Democratic party in foreign affairs. We saw it in the Cold War....

Sometimes you wish that employees of a newspaper would talk to one another, or read what others write before submitting their own copy. In today's...

In an interview yesterday with the San Francisco Chronicle, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi claimed the U.S. troop surge failed to accomplish its goal....

Barack Obama doesn't really have an answer for why he wouldn't meet privately with General Petraeus or go to Iraq. It is clear that he...

Today, Christian Dior announced it is removing its advertisements in China featuring Sharon Stone "due to some customer reaction." The French fashion house also...

With Barack Obama on the precipice of the nomination, there is increased focus on exactly what policy prescriptions he is suggesting. When Hillary Clinton tried...

The Washington Times has a disturbing story about Arabs who refuse to let their children go to Israel to receive life-saving cardiac surgery facilitated by...

Reports of Ehud Olmert's demise have for many years been greatly exaggerated, but his latest scandal really does appear decisive. It is the beginning of...