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July 16, 2008

Last Friday, Raul Castro, Cuba's president, appeared to reorient his country by specifically abandoning one of brother Fidel's core beliefs. "Socialism means social justice...

In reaching out to Islam, French President Nicolas Sarkozy could have extended his arm at random and found a far better hand to shake than...

Today, Lebanon's March 14th movement cast itself into an abyss of moral depravity that the bloc's supporters -- myself included -- never thought possible. The...

Back at the Guardian's comment is free, Inayat Bunglawala writes the usual "in defense of Iran" piece. This he does cleverly, insinuating that we should...

Linda, whatever faults one can find in the Times poll and related analysis, the paper seems to have gotten the main and most...

Frederick W. Kagan, Kimberly Kagan, and retired General Jack Keane, who recently returned from Iraq, published an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal. According to the...

Consistency is really not the forte of Barack Obama or his cheering section, Abe. We have this today from Andrew Sullivan about the Iraq vs....

I don't usually agree with editorials in the Financial Times, but I think this editorial is right on: "Stand up to Russia over Georgia."...

A few weeks before being elected Prime minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert, then acting PM, gave an interview to Ha'aretz where he outlined his vision...

Is Barack Obama now flip-flopping within a single sentence? The fact of the matter is on the big issues -- ending the war in Iraq, universal...

Few contrasts are as jarring as that between the Israeli expressions of sorrow and angst following today's prisoner exchange with Hezbollah, and those coming from...

John McCain tried yesterday to argue that Barack Obama is setting up a false choice between Iraq and Afghanistan. Christopher Hitchens does a better job...