Post Archive

July 2008

Where are all the voices on the Left when you need them? As Marty Peretz points out, the modern Olympics are a monument to sexism,...

When I read John McCain's account of his POW experience earlier this year I understood how central it was to forming his worldview and public...

Maybe Barack Obama finds it challenging to squeeze a troop visit into his schedule, but at least the wounded veterans at Walter Reed can rely...

Egypt is frequently compared to pre-revolutionary Iran. After all, like Iran in the 1970s, Egypt is ruled by an aging, American-backed authoritarian regime, which...

Not take long after Olmert declared his intention to step down, Israel's Channel 10 news published the results of a new poll, in which...

The Obama camp is having a rough day. They are making a hobbled attempt to separate themselves from a hate-filled, sexist and racist video. Rather...

Guest blogging for Andrew Sullivan, Chris Bodenner questions the hullaballo surrounding Barack Obama's telling congressional Democrats, in a closed door meeting, that his becoming president...

I will refrain from any "guess the VP" antics because it really is impossible to see through the spin. But without squinting to read the...

The Israeli prime minister just concluded a surprise press conference in which he announced that he will not run in the September Kadima primary. Carl...

The C.I.A. has shown Islamabad evidence of what Islamabad knows better than the C.I.A. Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is intimately involved with al Qaeda-related operatives...

The Obama team is facing three competing, but equally problematic (and connected) negative storylines. The first is The Ego. You have to love their initial...

After scolding Republicans for the wacky notion that we should develop our domestic oil reserves Thomas Friedman questions Barack Obama's sincerity and motives with regard...