Post Archive

June 15, 2009

Christopher Hitchens wrote his recent column for Slate with a blowtorch. Iran and its citizens are considered by the Shiite theocracy to be the private...

Barack Obama has weighed in on the protests in Iran. He told reporters at the White House, "It would be wrong for me to be...

Writing on the website of the American Prospect magazine, Matthew Yglesias writes: Ahmadinejad is in most ways a classic right-winger, a demagogic nationalist and cultural conservative....

A refreshing bipartisan consensus is emerging in the liberal and conservative halves of the blogosphere and the media in general. Visceral detestation of the Islamic...

Altalena, on Jennifer Rubin: Drudge is now reporting that Egypt’s president Mubarak has declared, “Not Egypt nor any other Arab country would accept Israel as a...

It's rapidly becoming conventional wisdom in certain quarters that the United States dare not come out in support for democracy activists in Iran. I’m not...

This poll was taken before the outbreak of violence and the brutal scenes of repression in Iran: [M]ore than two-thirds of Americans say Obama has not...

The Obama Administration wants to negotiate with whomever emerges the winner in Iran's tumultuous internal struggle. I frankly doubt anything good will come from such...

Over the weekend it was Sen. Joe Lieberman, today it is Sen. John McCain, on the events in Iran: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday called...

When we last checked in with Codepink, the group was swooning over Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Iranian president was in New York to speak at the...

Michael says, "Military action against Iran should be the very last option and used only if everything short of it fails." But if Marty Peretz is...

The folks at niacINsight are doing an absolutely spectacular job covering the uprising in Iran. Everyone should bookmark the site as an indispensable source. I’d...