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January 3, 2009

Andrew Sullivan asks the following question: How does just war theory defend the deaths of many innocent civilians as a means to increase "deterrent strength"? The...

With the beginning of ground operations in Gaza, Israel has not only set itself a more immediately difficult military challenge, but also locked itself into...

On CNN a few moments ago, Christiane Amanpour, in the midst of an otherwise completely warped report on the Gaza war, said that over the...

The Wall Street Journal's editors take no prisoners with this slam at the Senate Democrats: While the Constitution says the Senate can determine its own membership,...

China, charges Thomas Reed, is continuing to transfer uranium and nuclear technology to Iran.  In an interview posted yesterday on the U.S. News & World...

Previous polls have shown that Israelis are apprehensive about the kind of ground operation in Gaza that has just begun. This is a direct reflection...

You know things are getting out of hand when the Washington Post rails against "the insidious costs of all bailouts" and invokes a "moral hazard" to...

On December 23, the Associated Press reported that European nations were newly open to the U.S.'s request that EU countries resettle some Guantanamo Bay detainees....

Jay Winik, author of the magnificent "April 1865," reminds us of the loneliness and unexpected difficulties that our greatest presidents have confronted. The skill to...

While much of the world engages in hand-wringing, placard-waving, teeth-gnashing, and rocket-launching over Israel’s “disproportionate” response to Hamas attacks from Gaza, it’s worth looking at...

Tennessee Governor Tim Bredesen advises his fellow Democrats: "There is a clear path laid out in law as to how to fill this seat. Blagojevich...