Post Archive

January 26, 2009

Tim Geithner will be confirmed. But it is interesting to see how Republicans vote on this. Sen. Susan Collins, not known as a GOP hardliner,...

As Peter points out, E.J. Dionne is not exactly helping raise the level of discourse in Washington. Abortion is not the only issue at hand....

CaringMom 46, on Michael Totten: Perhaps the world is more supportive of Israel this time around, although the media doesn’t show that side. Here in the...

About two months ago Peter Wehner was discussing the "limits of [Obama's] pragmatism." He wrote that "[w]hen pragmatism -- an approach to politics that is...

The European Union has just de-listed the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq from its terror list. The MeK is an Iranian opposition group) that claims to have renounced violence in...

Thankfully, Barack Obama has officially broken one of his most dangerous campaign promises: to hold direct talks with Iran, without preconditions. The Associated Press tries...

In covering the article penned by Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal, Max Boot focused on al-Faisal's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian situation: It is hard not to laugh...

There is something both poignant and absurd about this story: Hamas bears full responsibility for the war in Gaza, a top EU official said Monday in...

Two comments on the abortion debate and Barack Obama's executive order ending the ban on federal funds for groups performing abortions abroad are...

There's an old fable about a scorpion and a frog who meet at a stream. The scorpion wished to cross but couldn't swim. The frog...

Peter Beinart thinks Barack Obama just may end the culture wars. For several decades now, analysts have divided American politics into three categories: economics, foreign policy,...

President Obama told the people of Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day: "We are neighborhood people and I cut my teeth doing neighborhood work." Such assertion...