Post Archive

November 18, 2008

COMMENTARY MAGAZINE has an opening for an editor working full-time in our offices in New York City. The right person for the job holds views...

Alenda Lux, on Abe Greenwald: If we're going to rebuild the Reagan Majority, various types of conservatives are going to have to accept aspects of the...

In an earlier post I remarked about the Egyptian blogger Abdul Kareem Nabil Soliman, held in prison by authorities for his free-speaking criticism of...

Martin Fletcher was feeling a terrible emptiness. With little more than a month left in George W. Bush's presidency, opportunities to blame further global crises...

Word is that Eric Holder may be the pick for Attorney General.  (At the very least the Obama team is counting votes.) Yes, this would...

The vote among Democratic senators to keep Senator Joe Liebeman as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee was overwhelming--42 to 13. A Democratic advisor close...

Before, when warning about the possibility of an elected politician (especially Hillary Clinton) becoming Secretary of State, I limited my discussion to the period since...

A month and a half ago--typing, as it were, with fingers crossed--the Nation’s Robert Dreyfuss wrote: What does the start of a new civil war...

To the chagrin of the netroots, Sen. Joe Lieberman retained his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, as well as his seat on the...

The netroots will love this: Barack Obama's incoming administration is unlikely to bring criminal charges against government workers who authorized or used harsh interrogation techniques during...

The "linkage theory" of Middle East peace is a much reviled theory, as far as Israelis are concerned. It assumes, wrongly, that solving the Arab-Israeli...

Speaking at a MILCOM symposium in San Diego (MILCOM is a long-running policy conference on military and security issues), Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell...