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January 22, 2009

HUGH BRENNAN, on Abe Greenwald: The entire question of how to treat terrorist captives rests on a fallacy. People who have never read the Geneva Conventions...

Yaakov Katz, the Jerusalem Post's military correspondent, reports that the Israel Defense Forces are refuting a claim by the Italian daily Corriere della Sera that...

The late great Jerry Williams, the "Dean" of talk radio, made it a policy not to discuss abortion on his program. When challenged on his...

Much attention has been focused on the Employee Free Choice Act ("card check") legislation. But there's been little commentary about a measure currently working its...

Today is "Stick It To The Bush Torture Regime Day" at the White House.  Like so many holidays, it's a day of symbols. The man...

In Minnesota the state took steps to fight global warming by requiring school buses to use biodiesel fuel. Unfortunately, at extreme temperatures, the fuel congeals...

Max, your view that a renewed peace process is premature as long as Hamas and Hezbollah have not been beaten is supported in a comment...

Guantanamo is to be closed, as John notes. But the devil is in the details. The Wall Street Journal editors explain: The first practical question is...

"Mexico is not a failed state," declared Patricia Espinosa at the end of last week.  The country's foreign minister was reacting to, among other things,...

With the appointment of former Senate majority leader George Mitchell as America's new Middle East peace envoy, there has been much discussion of Mitchell's background...

This afternoon the new president signed an executive order that will close the detention facility at the Guantanamo Bay naval base on the island of...

Well, Caroline Kennedy has given up her quest to become the next Senator from New York. She gave the vague "personal reasons" excuse, and the...