Post Archive

June 13, 2008

Senior Brookings Fellows Michael O'Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack gave a report today and entertained questions at a Brookings briefing on Iraq. It was the single...

I noted earlier that John McCain has not used the impasse over FISA reauthorization to cast doubt on Barack Obama's leadership and credibility on homeland...

Robert D. Kaplan, one of our most thoughtful and enterprising foreign correspondents, has an intriguing article in the Atlantic headlined, "What Rumsfeld Got Right." He...

Barack Obama is trying to scare old people that John McCain will "privatize" social security. McCain responds: We have to fix Social Security, and we have...

Today, China and Taiwan signed agreements to establish regular flights and to bolster tourism. This follows yesterday's deal to open permanent representative offices in...

Barack Obama's characterization of present-day America as a nationwide ghost town is old news, but sometimes he really outdoes himself. Consider this downer from a...

Why is Gordon Brown so staggeringly unpopular? The latest Times poll had the Conservatives on 42 percent, Labour on 26 percent, and the Liberal...

I'll let you decide. From the LA Times: Barack Obama no doubt could have lived without the nod he recently received from now-retired Cuban President Fidel...

On his June 11 Swampland blog, Joe Klein once again comments on Iraq. On the effects of the so-called surge, Klein admits to progress. In...

In 2006, the Canadian magazine Maclean's published a funny and frightening article by Mark Steyn entitled "The Future Belongs to Islam." It is an excerpt...

This excellent analysis makes two interesting points. The Supreme Court struck down not a unilateral exercise of power by George W. Bush, but the joint...

Gordon Brown has finally won a victory, though it may not have been worth the effort. Nothing much has gone right for him since...