Post Archive

August 12, 2008

Moshe Aharon, on Jennifer Rubin: I write to applaud Senator Obama's close relationship with George Clooney. In the present post-historical period international issues are framed as narratives....

Fred Kaplan of Slate is a bit trigger-happy when it comes to blaming President Bush for every wrongdoing around the world. So it shouldn't be...

I am relieved to hear the Russia has called off its invasion of Georgia, although whether actions on the ground will match the words...

What would we ever do without the foreign press? One of my colleagues alerts me to this report from the U.K. about Barack Obama's relationship...

Okay, this is funny. And how silly was the Obama camp to play the celebrity card? Pretty silly. He's got an age problem, alright. An utterly unscientific...

The response of the West to Russia's invasion has been to dress up in tough rhetoric a helpless message: What can we do? And there...

Quick show of hands: Who among us expected that, in the course of the convention acceptance speeches by John McCain and Barack Obama and throughout...

George Will's must read column on Georgia explains: But Russia's aggression is really about the subordination of Georgia, a democratic, market-oriented U.S. ally. This is the...

The long conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis has not been devoid of amusing moments. One of these happened last week, when the top Palestinian...

President Bush's comments on the latest developments regarding the Russian invasion of Georgia are not encouraging.  After noting that Moscow's forces were operating south of...

Daniel, this is rather enlightening and lots of fun. Try "moment," "Islamic" and "freedom." Sort of tells you where each is coming from, right?...

Ben Reis deserves credit for his nifty new creation--a compilation of all major campaign speeches by Barack Obama and John McCain into a searchable, easy-to-use...