Post Archive

January 7, 2009

Christopher Hitchens watches what is happening now in Gaza and mourns for what could have been - a "self-determined Palestinian state." [Hamas] knows very well that...

In the Times of London, Daniel Finkelstein writes, The poverty and the death and the despair among the Palestinians in Gaza moves me to tears. How...

Writing for the Jerusalem Post in Ramallah, the Palestinian capital, Khaled Abu Toameh offers a crucial picture of the other Palestinians: those in the...

The Obama team's damage control operation on Leon Panetta's selection for CIA Director ramped up yesterday with the usual combination of expressed contrition (to the...

Today's Washington Post includes two large headlines above the fold: "Obama Is Under Fire Over Panetta Selection"  and "Senators Turn Burris Away at Capitol." According to...

The concluding paragraph in Benjamin Netanyahu's piece in today's Wall Street Journal is worth repeating: We fight to defend ourselves, but in so doing we are...

Let's wish Iran's motorists well, Their country's dependence on imported gasoline is about to get them in trouble. The Indian company, Reliance, one of...

Thomas Friedman examines what he terms the three great Middle Eastern struggles (which Arab power will be the regional superpower, will Israel exist, and will...

Pundits are fond of talking about the disconnect between the GOP and the American electorate. Conservatives are out of step, so the wisdom goes. They...

In all the excitement over Blago, Roland Burris, Bill Richardson and Leon Panetta, Eric Holder hasn't gotten much ink lately. But this helpful account by...

Foreign Policy's website editors have decided to have Prof. Stephen Walt - of the notoriously-miserable book The Israel Lobby - come on as a regular...

Howard Kurtz thinks all the Senate seat goings-on are a bit "weird," and, when combined with the Bill Richardson flap, give off an"unflattering aroma." I'd say:...