Post Archive

May 2009

Three months after Syria, Jordan, and Egypt lost substantial territory during the 1967 Six Day War, the Arab League convened in Khartoum and issued its...

Abe's post ("Accepting the Unacceptable") about Secretary Gates's speech yesterday is a reminder that - as George Orwell warned us long ago - the debasement...

Last week, the New York Times Public Editor Clark Hoyt meted out a half-hearted wrist-slap to Maureen Dowd for her rip off of a Josh...

In the course of writing an article for an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew only), I went back to reading Ronald Reagan's September 1, 1982 speech on...

Peter Baker notes the irony: the president who ran as the post-racial candidate has selected a Supreme Court nominee who is anything but post-racial. He...

For months, supporters of Israel, as well as its foes in this country, have been trying to understand which way the wind is blowing in...

Marty Peretz recounts the history of Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel and Israel's unsuccessful efforts to give the Palestinians their state. He observes: "Now, the...

A small but illustrative addition to the Andrew Sullivan file. Andrew, quoting from what is apparently an MJ Rosenberg translation of an interview Martin Indyk...

Much has been and will be written about Frank Ricci and the New Haven firefighter case. Jan Greenburg Crawford and Ariane de Vogue pen one...

Here's Mark Steyn on the collective non-response to North Korea's nuke test: It is remarkable in just five years how the world has adjusted to the...

Fred Barnes observes: Let's stipulate that President Obama is a wonderful speaker, vigorous in promoting his policies and even eloquent at times. But there's a problem:...

John McCormick observes that Obama's high personal popularity hasn't carried over to his Supreme Court nominee. It didn't carry over to his Guantanamo policy either. Could...