Post Archive

July 31, 2008

An amazing story from Avi Issacharov, one of Haaretz's best reporters: The son of one of the West Bank's most notorious Hamas leaders has converted...

Jake Tapper started the day by lacing into Barack Obama for his unfounded and egregious claim that John McCain is fanning the flames of racism....

The Los Angeles Times' Andrew Malcolm, following in Richard Cohen's footsteps, is perturbed and puzzled about Barack Obama. Obama appears to be a classic underachiever...

Saying certain things gets you out of doing certain things. For example, if you say, "I support the troops," you don't have to support the...

The Washington Post has a report today from Baghdad, which if true (a big if), casts a fascinating light on the nexus between terrorists and...

Despite the sniping between the McCain and Obama camps it seems they agree on more than you'd think. The Wall Street Journal reports: "Only a celebrity...

Today, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge arrived in Beijing in the midst of an internal IOC squabble that threatens to publicize highly embarrassing details...

Most Arabs see no difference between John McCain and Barack Obama. At least that's what Marwan Bishara, Al Jazeera's chief political analyst asserts in a...

The Nation prints an open letter to Barack Obama from prominent Leftists (with an invitation for more to sign on) who are not pleased....

This excellent piece of local reporting makes clear what we intuitively know: grown ups who care about issues like Israel and, more generally, national security...

The economy grew at a 1.9 percent pace in the second quarter, the Treasury Department reported this morning. This is no cause for hosannas, to...

The peace process has now been rendered even more of an abstraction than it was before Ehud Olmert's press conference yesterday. Over the past several...