Post Archive

December 1, 2008

The New York Times today ran a heart-wrenching photo of human pain in Mumbai. Taken at a memorial service for Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg,...

Tom Paine, on Emanuele Ottolenghi: Correct. If the Muslim world were to disarm along its borders with Israel, nothing would happen except increased trade. If Israel were to...

Apparently, we've achieved success in handling Iran Things did get better, and [Condoleezza] Rice cooperated with European powers on several diplomatic projects. The Bush administration counts...

Last week, I argued that the post-election season is "a period of reeducation:" Clinton's nomination: What better proof for the Arabs that Obama intends to continue...

In the Los Angeles Times, Asra Q. Nomani claims that the long-standing mistreatment of India's Muslims lead to the attacks in Mumbai: Indeed, the government report...

BAGHDAD – For the past two weeks I've been embedded with the United States Army in Baghdad, and I find myself unable to figure out...

"Terrorism is only as important as you let it be," wrote syndicated columnist Gwynne Dyer last week. She has a point in arguing that...

An unexpected headline: US deaths in Afghanistan in November drop sharply....

President-elect Obama on Mumbai was cautious in his responses, sticking to his "one President at a time" position. He nevertheless did stress "unequivocably" his team's commitment...

The emailed invitation to an upcoming event says: The Cheney Vice Presidency The Silent Coup That Changed America Well, it does make sense that it was a silent...

Jennifer, the Obama administration's grand "shift," toward engaging "in projects around the world aimed at preventing conflicts and rebuilding failed states," is a funny plan...

I am not much of a gun enthusiast. I don't hunt, I don't own a collection of firearms, I don't belong to the NRA,...