Post Archive

January 6, 2009

According to reports, Barack Obama will name CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta as surgeon general. There is one important reason to applaud Gupta's forthcoming appointment:...

Ahithophel, on Michael J. Totten: I know it was widely regarded as a disaster when the United States supported the elections from which Hamas emerged victorious,...

Allow me to propose a metric for evaluating whether a journalist is behaving responsibly or not: If he reports that Israel bombed a UN school...

After this report  earlier in the day former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has confirmed that we won't be running for the U.S. Senate. Democrats will rejoice...

I have a great deal of sympathy for the producers at 24-hour cable news networks.  To be sure, their jobs can be quite easy at...

Roland Burris got his spectacle today. He appeared, was rejected and was escorted out of the Capitol. The news account paints quite a scene: Senate Majority...

Richard Cohen of the Washington Post has an interesting history with Israel's recent wars. Today, as Jennifer noted, he has an article blaming the Gaza...

Agree with him or not, Gideon Rachman of the Financial Times is at least a serious writer. Usually. Today, however, he offers one of...

The whole world is now making suggestions, indeed demands, on Israel -- all ostensibly aimed at a "better" resolution of the conflict with Hamas. Richard...

It is fascinating to see how little certain pundits who wrote off the Iraq War as lost a few years ago have learned from...

Today's Guardian has a column by Khaled Mashaal, Hamas's headmaster in Damascus. Had the same editorial policy been in place at its predecessor, the...

As a result of the global economic downturn, foreign aid has begun to dry up . . . from Venezuela: Venezuela’s national oil company is suspending...