Post Archive

January 18, 2009

Well, peace has prevailed in Gaza. Or, at least, Israel has said it's going to stop fighting, and Hamas is renewing its vow to wipe...

Writing in Haaretz, Avi Issacharoff and Amos Harel note the test Israel will face when Hamas resumes firing rockets, which the group surely will: We have...

The JTA reports that “a rudimentary explosive device” failed to detonate at its intended target: “the entrance of the Chabad House in Florence.” At this...

Politico is collecting ideas for the Inauguration Speech. They are varied and amusing. There is this one: I want President Obama to invoke the miracle of the jet...

This morning, Thomas Friedman suggested that the Obama administration adopt a "come-to-Jesus strategy" for the banking system.  Round up the presidents of the 300 biggest...

In the New York Times Book Review, Ethan Bronner reviews "Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President" -- a collection of...

Israel declared a cease-fire in its campaign in Gaza yesterday. However, just as Hamas may be unwilling to halt its attacks on Israeli towns, many in the...

War in Gaza is over, sort of - let the debate begin. These are the questions that Israelis, Palestinians and the greater Middle East will...

George Will looks at the most controversial matter to be taken up by the Supreme Court in years: a case to decide whether Section 5...

David Broder long ago ceased to be (if he ever was) an influential columnist. But he does serve a useful purpose: few writers capture shallow...

Matt Continetti thinks the small government crowd has it wrong: "The lesson of the last eight years is not that Americans want a smaller government....

Noah Pollak is right to be skeptical of the cease-fire declared last night. What should have happened is clear: The real goal of Israel's assault...