Post Archive

January 30, 2009

Ahithophel, on Jennifer Rubin: It does seem as though we’re seeing, in this Obama’s first major test as a President, several of the weaknesses of which...

We learn today: The Obama administration on Friday made an emergency contribution of more than $20 million for urgent relief efforts in the Gazaa Strip, a...

President Obama wasted no time paying back his labor union supporters. He signed three executive orders today that he claims will level the playing field...

The Wall Street Journal editors chide President Obama for allowing Nancy Pelosi to draft the stimulus bill, thereby forfeiting his claim to a new era...

...that foreign aid to Gaza helps Hamas, just listen to one of Hamas's senior leaders: Khalil al-Hayya, one of three survivors of the five best known...

Today, North Korea declared it was repudiating agreements with South Korea, including the landmark 1991 reconciliation accord.  "Relations between the north and south have worsened...

Michael Gerson contends that the Gaza war didn't solve all of Israel's problems but it made things better. Quoting a research fellow at Haifa University,...

Israel's recent war in Gaza was waged for the simplest of reasons: to deter Hamas from firing Qassam and Grad rockets. Whether or not the...

Everyone who loves politics fancies that he or she could do a better job than whatever White House press secretary happens to be serving. It...

At the dawn of the Age of Obama, here are four predictions you can count on. The first is that while Obama is riding high, race...

There are a couple schools of thought as to how to save the President's stimulus package. One maintains that it doesn't need saving. The President...

During the Gaza War, James Kirchick  argued (correctly) that J Street -- "the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement" -- can't claim to represent...