Post Archive

December 29, 2008

After three days of fighting in Gaza, we can draw a few key conclusions. First, Israel is in a hurry. Given President-elect Barack Obama's campaign promise...

Eric Holder's confirmation hearing is shaping up to be the first partisan clash of 2009. This report explains: The confirmation hearing for Eric Holder, Obama's pick...

Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni addressed the Knesset today on the IDF operation in the Gaza Strip, and had this to say: Israel has done everything...

President-elect Obama has been quiet, indeed mute, on the events in Gaza. Ehud Barak nevertheless invoked the President-elect's campaign comments today: Earlier Monday, in the face...

While I generally agree with most points raised by Jennifer, I do not think it is that bad that Barack Obama has taken a no-comment...

Rich Lowry sees the Rick Warren flap as the latest round of the culture wars, with President-elect Obama the unlikely focus of the Left's venom...

Israel's overwhelming air assault against Hamas, which may be a prelude to a ground assault, is welcome news to those who support and deeply...

Russians, voting in a contest organized by state broadcaster Rossiya, chose Josef Stalin as the third greatest Russian of all time.  The results were announced...

The narrative being pushed now is that Israel is engaging in a brutal, illegal, war against the Palestinians, while other Arab populations are doing all...

Richard Landes notes a story that would be difficult to imagine happening anywhere else: Hamas is simultaneously condemning Israel for hospital shortages, yet preventing Egypt...

 1.  Top 10 Words in the Presidential Election:  "The audacity of hope and change we can believe in."  (Memo to future historians asking if this...

When the progressive "pro-Israel, pro-peace" organization J Street emerged last spring, I wrote an article showing how its pretensions to mainstream credibility, as well as...