Post Archive

January 10, 2009

In today's New York Times, Michael Slackman offers another boilerplate criticism of Israel's war in Gaza: that it is inflaming Islamists (or, the analytically meaningless...

Thursday night's UN Security Council resolution on the Gaza war barely made headlines in the West. That's probably because it was really bad news, all...

Many of Israel's most vocal critics are big on pointing out that their criticism is not anti-Semitic, but anti-Israel. Oftentimes their disapproval of the Jewish...

As Max noted, Somali pirates released the Sirius Star, the Saudi supertanker seized in November.  The U.S. Navy photographed the $3 million ransom dropped onto...

IHT: A top Hamas leader said Saturday the Gaza war has ended chances of negotiations with Israel and called on Arabs to pressure the Jewish State...

According to the Associated Press, "Five of the Somali pirates who released a hijacked oil-laden Saudi supertanker drowned with their share of a reported $3...

The Senate Democrats are not amused with the handling of the Roland Burris mess. (Re-enacting a scene from the civil rights era -- in which a neatly...

The letters section of today's Guardian features a letter by 60-something signatories "of Jewish origin." According to the signatories, "When we see the dead and...

Jonathan Chait raises the issue of whether President-elect Obama is "fabricating" bad economic news to drum up support for the stimulus plan. Chait concludes that,...

David Frum doesn't need me to come to his defense. But this attack piece by David Corn, formerly Washington correspondent of the Nation, now at...

More lobbyists are heading to the Obama administration. Change? Whatever. President Bush correctly surmises that it was an error to try social security reform right after...