Post Archive

November 25, 2008

According to the latest news reports, President-elect Obama will nominate a national security team next week that is stunning in its moderation. The headliners--Bob Gates...

Ted Turner, on Jennifer Rubin: What's amusing to me is that in reporting on Obama's plan, not only is the credulous media impressed with 2.5 million...

In announcing his OMB director (Peter Orszag) and deputy (Robert Nabors) today, the President-elect had a hard task. On one hand, he wants to...

From the Wall Street Journal: In fact, Europe's commitment to international law is largely rhetorical. Like the Bush administration, Europeans obey international law when it advances...

This reasoned and sober sentiment is not all that extraordinary: Mr. Geithner, currently the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, also has helped...

Believe it or not, Katrina Vanden Heuvel is exactly right: President-elect Obama is a centrist at a time when centrism means energy independence and green jobs...

Yesterday, the UN announced that the heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank would not be attending a crucial UN development forum...

James K. Glassman has a thought-provoking piece on the success of Colombia's anti-terrorism strategy, and its potential applicability in the fight against Islamic terrorism. He...

Reading former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's op-ed in the New York Times the other day reminded me of John Kennedy's aphorism that success has...

Eugene Volokh raises that fascinating question. The Constitution states in Article I, Section 6, that "No Senator or Representative shall,...

Richard Cohen observes: The unsurprising moderation of Barack Obama has caught many people by surprise. At this point, he seems intent on restoring a version of...

Today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a UN Security Council team that the "international community" must set a "timeline" for ending military operations in Afghanistan,...