Post Archive

August 21, 2008

John McCain sent George W. Bush a private letter on December 12, 2006, urging the President to increase troop strength in Iraq by 20,000. That...

Herbert Rubin, M.D., on Peter Wehner: The "Third War" is coming to an end in Iraq, thanks to Gen. Petraeus and his troops. The first was...

Barack Obama likely didn't expect the McCain camp to lower the boom. But that is what they got. It is a fight I suspect...

Ahoy there, we have some new ships heading for the Mediterranean: The Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” is ready to head from Murmansk towards the Mediterranean...

Today's New York Times has an article on Iraq by Dexter Filkins. The peg? The state of Iraq as General David Petraeus prepares to leave...

Boring your readers to death is not a good strategy for a blogger, so (I think) these will be my last words on Kurtzer, Syria,...

It is hardly surprising that the RNC slugs Barack Obama with the Tony Rezko counterpunch after Obama (yes, they are apparently in abject panic)...

This morning, Nick Kristof warned Americans that they had better get used to a China-centric international system in which they will be relegated to second--or...

As if Barack Obama did not have enough problems there are two stories that just won't go away, and both spell trouble. First, slowly but surely...

Bill Kristol reads them and says it's Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island for Obama's VP. I agree with Bill that Reed is a very...

From an editorial in today's New York Times: More American ground troops will have to be sent to Afghanistan. The Pentagon's over-reliance on airstrikes - which...

The recent national polling top-line numbers are bad for Barack Obama. But when you look closer, things are even worse. Two key elements of the...