Post Archive

September 21, 2008

Many bloggers, I among them, were quite critical of the New York Times 3,100-word piece, reported from Alaska, on Sarah Palin's political career. My main...

On Saturday, Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari addressed Parliament in a wide-ranging speech about the future of Pakistan's domestic politics and international relations. He said...

"Today marks 18 years since the Republic of South Ossetia was proclaimed," said Eduard Kokoity as his breakaway region celebrated its independence with a military...

Jacques Berlinerblau of Georgetown makes an interesting case against the "rabbis for Obama" initiative. It is good for Obama, he says (John made a similar...

Don't know why the McCain camp is making a particular fuss over Obama campaign mailers which are raising money by exploiting the financial crisis. Isn't Obama's entire...

A friend from New York called me today with a question I find hard to answer. He is Jewish, Orthodox and Republican. Should he or...

An AP poll is out suggesting that Democrats harbor all sorts of racist tendencies and that danger lurks for Barack Obama. Yes, once again, we...

In an article published Friday in the Wall Street Journal, Mahmoud Abbas put to rest all illusions about the possibility of closing a deal between...

This morning's headlines make it clear: For Tzipi Livni to form a stable coalition will be even more complicated than she could have imagined. Yesterday,...

Nicholas Kristof complains about the campaign to "otherize" Barack Obama. While conceding that the McCain camp hasn't done this, the implication is clear: those mean...

Looking ahead to next week's presidential debate, Bill Kristol makes some suggestions for John McCain: McCain needs to alarm voters about Obama's dovishness--reminding them of his...