Post Archive

January 2009

...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...

You have to admire Sidwell Friends Head of School, Ellis Turner for telling Sidwell's most famous parent to butt out on snow closing decisions: "'No...

SteveMG, on Peter Wehner: It is fascinating watching "progressives" who've lectured everyone about the sins of America in supporting dictatorships and oppressive regimes during the Cold...

Joe Klein has to reach for the surreal in highlighting by contrast what Barack Obama didn't do with his first week in office: He could have...

Some House Democrats are fessing up: the stimulus is one junky bill. The Hill reports: “I’m concerned that bad process leads to a bad product,” said...