Post Archive

February 20, 2009

Abe, in some ways Obama is turning out to be the anti-FDR. FDR said we have nothing to fear but fear itself. Obama keeps stoking...

Dave, on Jennifer Rubin: “But they aren’t very good at “stabilizing” things because governments never are. Command economies run by bureaucrats (or 535 legislators) have a...

Caroline Glick explains why the U.S. effort to restyle Durban II is doomed to fail: First, since the stated purpose of the Durban II conference is...

European energy giants are flocking to Tehran once again. The word in Brussels was that Europeans are hesitant to adopt new sanctions because they wish...

The New York Times reports on Hillary Clinton's tough human rights stance in China: Speaking more forcefully on human rights than any American dignitary has on...

David Brooks sounds conflicted. On one hand, he seems to realize the ruinous nature of the policies we have embarked upon: Our moral and economic system...

Today, a Swedish court approved an application to restructure carmaker Saab under the protection of Sweden's bankruptcy laws.  The General Motors subsidiary will now undergo...

Jen, the funny thing is the one positive that even Barack Obama's detractors counted on was that Obama would get Americans excited about America -...

The latest IAEA report is out and makes for some interesting reading (also see David Albright's analysis). What's important in the report? First, Iran has crossed the...

Charles Krauthammer has a compelling and alarming column today that documents the "supine posture" of President Obama's diplomacy. A day earlier, my former colleague Karl...

The Israeli Left is undergoing political introspection - an obligatory process for every party in the wake of electoral defeat. What went wrong? The Left...

Robert Kagan supports the ramp up of forces in Afghanistan but sounds a note of caution: The only worrying aspect of administration actions so far has...