Post Archive

May 1, 2009

thucydidesjr, on Eric Trager: Gates' point regarding the use of force clearly refers to the most (politically) plausible type of attack, some kind of stand-off strike...

In his statement on the retirement of Justice Souter the president included these perfectly predictable sentiments: I will seek someone who understands that justice isn't about...

In today's Wall Street Journal, William Marling notes the Orwellian irony of UNESCO naming Beirut, Lebanon the 2009 "World Book Capital City." Lebanon, after all,...

Greg Sargent observes that it's not clear how Arlen Specter would weigh one of the judges doubtless on the shortlist for the Souter seat: Earlier this...

Today, Iran's regime has executed Delara Darabi, a young woman wrongly convicted of a murder she did not commit when she was just seventeen. The...

Andy McCarthy, the lead prosecutor in the conviction of Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman ("the Blind Sheik") and his associates in the 1993 World Trade Center...

A couple of days ago, James Kirchick and I both wrote about the dissenting position taken by the dovish Jewish lobby on the Gaza operation....

In a tour de force column, Charles Krauthammer does what the White House press corps was incapable or unwilling to do: drill down on the...

As has been widely reported, one of Arlen Specter's potential Democratic challengers, Rep. Joe Sestak, doesn’t sound intimidated by his party’s embrace of the former...

Hans Blix thinks that perhaps the rationale for Iran's nuclear enrichment program "could be simply to demonstrate the capability for enrichment." But even if the...

Robert Reich talks sense on the car bailout: GM just announced it was laying of 21,000 more of its workers, as a means of assurring the...

Yesterday, Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. And the representative of one major investor in Chrysler was not pleased with some other creditors. President...