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December 23, 2008

Stuart Koehl, on Gordon G. Chang: A credible foreign policy is one where nobody has to guess what your country will do in a given circumstance....

I'm not sure whether it's the 4:30pm timing or the fact that Rahm Emanuel is in Africa that's my favorite part of the Obama team's Blago internal review "drop...

Well, Abe, Hillary is no shrinking violet and I don't expect that she accepted the job with the Biden-esque ambition to make the job smaller than...

"A credible foreign policy is one in which you initially establish your credibility, establish your principles by which you would govern and stand strongly by...

Seattle plunges beyond parody with its decision not to use salt on icy roads: "If we were using salt, you'd see patches of bare road because...

Regular CONTENTIONS contributor, Eric Trager has a piece in today's Daily News about Caroline Kennedy's bid for the Senate. Eric writes of Kennedy's recent attempt...

I recently saw "Quantum of Solace," the 22nd or the 24th entry (depending on whether you count 1984's "Never Say Never Again" and the...

The New York Times reports on the high hopes of Hillary Clinton: Even before taking office, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to build a more powerful...

John O' Sullivan wonders if Sarah Palin is -- or could be -- the next Margaret Thatcher. But before the skeptics from both ends of...

At U.S. News and World Report's God & Country blog, Dan Gilgoff asks Eric Cantor, the newly elected Minority Whip - and the only Jewish...

Richard Cohen, like many on the Left, is quite disturbed about the President-elect's decision to invite Rick Warren to perform the invocation at the inauguration....

So there's this joke going around about a pious hassid looking for a parking spot. After twenty minutes of driving around the lot, he starts...