Post Archive

January 27, 2009

Barack Obama is playing nice with Tehran, and the best is yet to come. Tehran will respond to Obama's "extended hand from us" with praise...

"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," Rahm Emanuel said, and he meant it. The epic bankruptcies and near-bankruptcies, the credit crunch and...

Eric, the most appalling part of the interview came at the end: Q: Can I end with a question on Iran and Iraq then quickly? THE PRESIDENT:...

I've just returned from a week-long trip through Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Israel's border with Gaza, and I'm reminded all over again of what...

It happens in every White House: Advisers and cabinet officials don't see the subtle shift from the campaign to the White House. Or the White...

Upon hearing that President Barack Obama sat for an interview with pan-Arab satellite news channel al-Arabiya, my first inclination was to salute him for doing...

The Wall Street Journal editors remark: In a week of symbolic breaks with the ancien regime, President Obama called in U.S. war commanders last Wednesday to...

Jimmy Carter is getting more abuse on his publicity tour for his latest book, "We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land." He argues that...

"Transparency" doesn't mean actually giving the public prompt access to press conference transcripts, does it? Nathan Diament points out that now that they have been elected the...

In Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Samantha Shapiro presents a compelling account of how young Egyptian dissidents have used Facebook as a tool for mass...