Post Archive

December 29, 2008

One of the most troublesome issues related to the war in Gaza, is the reemergence of tension between Arab-Israelis and the country they live in....

James, it seems that what everyone needs is an exit strategy. Governor Paterson can't be seen elevating someone so obviously unserious and unqualified. Caroline needs...

When Ariel Sharon undertook the evacuation of the Gaza Strip in 2005, I noted that he was taking a big risk--"the risk of...

Larissa Yaakobov stands before me sobbing. Her young daughter and nine-year-old son look on helpless. "I can't do it anymore," she says in broken Hebrew, "I can't...

The Juicebox Mafia is working shifts on the Gaza crisis. Matthew Yglesias writes something dumb enough that it needs no elaboration: But already the number of Israelis...

Yesterday, Noah Pollak pointed out how the current Israel-Hamas conflict is being discussed over at the Netroots blog known as FireDogLake. Against my better judgment,...

With Israel's retaliation in Gaza we once again undertake the effort to discern who it was we elected in November(dove? hawk? realist?) and what he intends...

So far, Hamas's response to Israel's pummeling aerial attack has been tepid. Not that over 30 rockets fired is trivial, but it's a far cry...

Goodnight Caroline? "The wheels of the bandwagon are coming off. Fantasy is giving way to inescapable truth. That truth is that Kennedy is not ready...

1. Sheer talent beats everything else, including front-runner status. At the outset of the 2008 campaign, Hillary Clinton was the prohibitive favorite. She had a...