Post Archive

November 17, 2008

Paul Zisserson, on Jennifer Rubin: Jennifer, I disagree a bit. To be sure, campaigns differ from office holding, but one can learn from them and apply...

On the question of whether Hillary Clinton would be a good Secretary of State, I must say one thing: She’s better than those other guys....

In the Asian Times, the Syrian journalist Sami Moubayed wrote that the U.S.-Iraq security agreement approved yesterday by the Iraqi Parliament is lopsided and unfair...

CONTENTIONS readers in the New York area might be interested to know that, tomorrow night, Intelligence Squared will be hosting a debate on the motion...

On Friday, the European Union announced it was restarting talks with Moscow for the purpose of entering into a comprehensive partnership agreement. Negotiations were...

Grover Norquist, of Americans for Tax Reform, has come up with his own bailout request. It makes a heck of a lot more sense than...

"Don't wait until April for the next G-20 summit," writes Niall Ferguson in today's Washington Post, giving advice to President-elect Obama. "Call a meeting...

If political considerations were the only thing at stake in appointing a Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton would be an excellent choice. Indeed, her...

From the AP: A French appeals court on Monday reinstated the marriage of a Muslim man who had sought an annulment because his bride lied about...

Jackson Diehl's article in today's Washington Post is well worth quoting. When the "world" was celebrating the election of Obama, Diehl writes, joining the chorus...

Republicans are watching the new Obama administration unfold before their eyes. Others have ideas about what they should and shouldn't do. But the key thing...

Pondering the Iraqi cabinet's approval of the Status of Forces agreement, Andrew Sullivan relishes the prospect of sacrifice at the alter altar of Obama: This is...