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April 20, 2009

The president went to Langely for some damage repair today, telling the CIA employees he knows "the last few days have been difficult." Here is...

Hans Moleman, on Peter Wehner: President Obama's recent forays into the wider world have been positively Chamberlainesque (although there is no evidence that Chamberlain ever actually...

In a weekend interview with Fareed Zakaria on CNN, Hamid Karzai made a very good point: He said that he agrees "with almost all the...

I was pleased to see from Reporters Without Borders an articulate and informative condemnation of the conviction of American journalist Roxana Saberi by an Iranian...

Congratulations to COMMENTARY's longtime contributor Arthur Herman, whose book Gandhi and Churchill was a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction....

How's the new outreach to Iran going? The president went on TV to curry favor with the "Islamic Republic of Iran." We announced that we'd...

Harvard political scientist Samuel H. Beer, one of the foremost American scholars of British politics, died last week at the age of 97. The author...

Yesterday, David Hazony argued that in refusing to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, the Palestinians were reserving a "pretext for future violence": It is not...

My reaction to the sight of President Obama shaking hands with Hugo Chavez was a little different from that of many on the Right. Newt...

When the game of Chatrang arrived in Sassanid Persia from India, it quickly developed into what became present-day chess. Not only did...

When the president and VP went to the Transportation Department last week to tout the 2000th program authorized under the stimulus, they got tripped up...

In the new issue of Foreign Policy, Robert Kaplan begins his article with this well-worn nugget: [T]he armed liberalism and the democracy-promoting neoconservatism of the 1990s...