Post Archive

January 9, 2009

A common thread in many of the critical reactions to Israel's counter-attack against the Hamas terrorists in Gaza is the fact that no matter what...

The incoming Obama administration will have to deal with the issue of racial preferences sooner rather than later thanks to the Supreme Court's decision today...

Richard, on Jennifer Rubin: Transparency hasn't been a strong suit of the Obama team, so I'm skeptical when I hear him talk about transparency of the...

Pete, I concur entirely.  Now critics will offer the alternative view:  no decisive victory is possible so the Israelis aren't being deprived of any opportunity to...

Stephen M. Walt, co-author of The Israel Lobby, opened his new blog on Foreign Policy's website promising to bring a realist perspective to the blogosphere. ...

Rashid Khalidi, professor of Arab studies at Columbia--and (depending whom you asked and at what point in the 2008 presidential campaign you asked it) friend,...

Meryl Yourish has a fascinating study on what seems to be a tremendously unlikely statistical aberration. It seems that since Hamas started using the Grad...

The House of Representatives, following the Senate's unanimous vote, approved a similar resolution 390-5, with 22 voting "present." Only one Republican voted "no"--you guessed it--Ron...

Yesterday in the New Republic, Michael Walzer weighed in on the question of whether Israel's offensive in Gaza is a "disproportionate" response to attacks on...

J Street is so pro-Israel that 94 percent of Jewish Israelis reject its stance on Gaza. Asked whether Israel should or should not halt its military...

Things are not going well for Big Labor. The Washington Post details the recent, largely self-inflicted damage: President-elect Barack Obama's nominee for labor secretary will go...

With the UN Security Council's passage of a cease-fire resolution that is being deservedly ignored by Hamas and Israel, the war has reached a Luttwakian...