Post Archive

May 15, 2009

Alan Weick, on Rick Richman: The Left has a bromide. "War never solves anything". This is, of course, nonsense. War ended slavery in North America, ended...

It is not surprising that Newt Gingrich would call out Nancy Pelosi as "despicable" and "dishonest." But several other retorts are noteworthy. First, Sen. Kit...

Rick, your analysis is acute and on the mark. Most remarkable are the implications for Israeli politics, and the degree of sea change in...

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about to make his first visit to Washington since both he and President Obama took office this year, there...

The Wall Street Journal editors write: Given House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's acknowledged skill at torturing the Bush Administration in recent years, it no doubt afforded her...

Let's face it, this is shaping up as George W. Bush's best month in years. The last time the 43rd president enjoyed this kind of...

I've previously argued that an effective strategy vis-a-vis Iran requires Israeli strategic ambiguity. Indeed, the less the Obama administration can claim to have total control...

In her disastrous press conference yesterday, Nancy Pelosi finally confirmed that she was aware waterboarding was taking place as early as 2003, after her top...

Two consecutive polls in Israel converge to constitute a seemingly similar conclusion: Israelis support a two-state solution. But what a difference wording can make. In YNet...

As Jennifer noted this morning, Representative Jeff Flake's motion to have the House Ethics Committee investigate Rep. John Murtha was defeated on Tuesday,...

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels disclaims intention to run for office again (yes, but people change their minds...

I'm astounded at how much really intelligent stuff is being written by people who are avowedly left-wing. For international-finance geeks, Brad Setser at CFR...