Post Archive

July 15, 2008

Earlier today on Contentions, my colleague Eric Trager referred to Barack Obama's  "June 4th AIPAC address, in which he declared that Jerusalem 'must remain undivided.'...

Are we Americans too chauvinistic to learn a thing or two from the French? I hope not, because in 1831 France had a great idea....

Here is Barack Obama on how he'll deal with Pakistan's lack of earnestness in helping us fight terrorism: And we must make it clear that if...

Madeleine Albright's former spokesman, Jamie Rubin, just had an op-ed in the New York Times arguing that it would be a good idea for the...

Senator Joe Lieberman and the Democratic party seem to be edging closer to blows. Whether they will have a parting of the ways remains to...

During the Jeremiah Wright controversy, Barack Obama developed an excellent strategy for pushing his campaign forward despite it. First, he let the issue fester...

Barack Obama's travel partner lets on that his Iraq trip is about "details" and not a rethinking of strategy. What is clear is that there...

In Today's Wall Street Journal, John Bolton explains why economic sanctions will not persuade Tehran to abandon their nuclear ambitions: Existing sanctions have doubtless caused some...

There is something eerie about Barack Obama's approach to the world: a defiance about facts and a belief that you can simply rewrite history and...

Tim McGirk is Time magazine's Jerusalem-based scribbler, and he posts frequently on Time's Middle East blog. McGirk is one of those correspondents -- I believe...

It has become axiomatic among liberals and on the Left that Democrats are somehow just too nice to win presidential races -- that they get...

Aside from Barack Obama's curious political choice to roll out his new Iraq policy before going to Iraq as a matter of common sense and...