Post Archive

April 16, 2009

Stephen M. Herman, on Shmuel Rosner: I do not know whether Israel or the U.S. will strike Iran with a military blow, and the only people...

Claus Christian Malzahn, Spiegel Online's Berlin bureau chief, has an interesting article today on the reaction of Germans to Barack Obama ("Germany's Miracle Man").  He...

Barack Obama has struck a contradictory pose in regard to CIA interrogations. In his statement about the release of Bush-era interrogation memos, he tries to...

In the last couple of days, I've been engaged in a civil debate with Ron Brownstein of the Atlantic on the matter of polarization and...

For a party in disarray, without a recognized leader and accused of only saying "no," the Republicans aren't doing so badly: The latest Rasmussen Reports national...

Every administration organizes the Pentagon its own way; there is no right or wrong way to go about it. So we shouldn’t read too much...

Getting worse, but more slowly: "The economy continued to worsen across the United States in March and early April, amid scattered signs that the pace...

On the issue of whether Obama is a polarizing president, Larry J. Sabato observes: Beginning with Clinton, the old arrangement dissolved and polarizing party politics became...

In his Washington Post column today, E.J. Dionne writes: Obama's willingness to point to our imperfection drives many conservatives crazy. Writing on Commentary magazine's Web site,...

Much of the coverage of the Tea Parties -- both mainstream coverage and even some conservative analysis -- has characterized the protests as "anti-tax." There...

In the wake of the successful resolution of the pirate hostage crisis this weekend, the pirates have vowed to take their vengeance on the United...

The Washington Post implores the president to keep the focus on Hugo Chavez while visiting Latin America: The Obama administration rightly is attempting to focus its...