Post Archive

February 16, 2009

A couple of observations about Jill Zuckman, the latest journalist to join the Obama administration: First, things must indeed be desperate at the Chicago Tribune for...

Jonathan Last tracks the rise and fall of Starbucks with the boom and bust progress of our economy and concludes: Today, Starbucks is laying off workers, both at the...

The IDF has just opened its files on the question of Palestinian civilians killed in the recent Gaza war. According to these records, as reported...

Every now and then, my mind takes a conspiratorial turn and I'm left wondering if I'm simply being paranoid. Current events are -- well, conspiring...

Another Obama myth has bitten the dust. President Obama was supposedly going to cajole European countries into taking in former Guantanamo detainees. As Peter Finn...

By a decisive margin, Venezuelan voters removed all term limits for officeholders yesterday. And they did something else, at least according to President Hugo Chavez,...

Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute provided some incisive testimony last week to a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, warning against the...

Roland Burris is in hot water. The press and the Illinois GOP are all over him for his admission in a recent affidavit that he...

Quietly, Israel has built an enormous defense relationship with the second-most populous country on earth. Although both sides have kept this fairly quiet -- we...

As Israel comes under more and more pressure to re-open the border crossings into Gaza, outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has found a bit of...

After much anticipation, we learn that the Obama team is not going to name a Car Czar. Instead we're getting "an inter-agency task force" run...

Israel's elections have everyone's heads spinning. Nearly a week has passed and the results (contrary to my predictions) have remained unchanged: Kadima has 28 seats,...