Post Archive

June 15, 2009

Obama is encountering difficulty with his own party on the "public option" for healthcare. But that's nothing compared to what's going on with cap-and-trade. It...

I wanted to dilate on my earlier analysis of President Obama and his standing with the public so far. Almost five months after taking office, Barack...

Word has been bubbling from a Ha'aretz story that Dennis Ross may be on the way out as special envoy to Iran. Marty Peretz (who...

I had a chuckle this morning reading the faux outrage on Daily Koz in reaction to my posting yesterday, "The Bright Side of Ahmadinejad's 'Win.'"...

One of the interesting sidelights of the reaction to the Iranian election is the debate here over whether the announced landslide re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...

During the campaign, President Obama made his foreign policy goals clear. Among them was to put our relationships with traditional allies on new footings. It now...

In response to Netanyahu's speech, the Palestinians have made Bibi's point for him (i.e. we don't have peace because the Palestinians reject the Jewish state) by...

The principles in Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at Bar-Illan University were not new -- they were the formal reservations in Israel's 2003 acceptance of the Roadmap: ...

Sometimes you cannot understand the greatness of a speech until you hear the spectrum of reactions to it. Netanyahu's speech was heavy on style and...

A filmmaker named James Longley, who was nominated for an Oscar for a despairing (natch) documentary called Iraq in Fragments, is making a film in...

Robert J. Samuelson minces no words on healthcare reform: It's hard to know whether President Obama's health-care "reform" is naive, hypocritical or simply dishonest. Probably all...

The Islamic Republic regime in Iran is vividly revealing itself as an enemy of the entire world. “Supreme Guide” Ali Khamenei’s police and the Basij militia...