Post Archive

January 7, 2009

A friend sends this insightful bit of analysis on Gaza by one  Ian O'Doherty. First, he goes after the moral equivalence claptrap which has absorbed...

As the notion of Leon Panetta as Director of Central Intelligence has had time to percolate, I find myself reconsidering  his suitability for the position...

Stuart Koehl, on Shmuel Rosner: Why is Walt conducting a "thought experiment" on what would happen if Jews were expelled from the country in which they...

Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff of California was one of many incumbent legislators endorsed by J Street PAC, the political action committee of J Street, the...

"Countries that pay for the rockets hitting Israel should be the recipients of Israel's response," writes Dan Hogan, a reader commenting on Bret Stephens's latest...

In all likelihood, the fighting in Gaza will soon screech to a halt.  As Palestinian civilian casualties have mounted, Israel's limited timetable for action against...

Today's Jerusalem Post editorial brought to mind the late, great David Bar-Illan. A concert pianist and longtime contributor to COMMENTARY, Bar-Illan joined the...

Today, London's Guardian featured an Op-Ed by former Israeli Avi Shlaim - the post-Zionist new historian and Oxford don. Shlaim, surprisingly, insists on...

Andrew Sullivan waxes . . . something on non-violence: It is not the dream of some neconservatives, for whom war is the only state of being...

Pete, I think you provide a timely and insightful warning about the dangers of excessive and unbridled criticism of a new administration facing enormous challenges....

The always-astute Reuel Gerecht makes many important observations in his Wall Street Journal op-ed today. This point in particular is one that I...

Sensing that the tide has turned against Caroline Kennedy, Maureen Dowd rides to her rescue. Dowd coos: I know Caroline Kennedy. She’s smart, cultivated, serious and...