Post Archive

June 16, 2009

A friend who analyzes Iran for a living recommends a new Web site called Where is My Vote? as an indispensable source of information coming...

I don’t know if overt support for Iran’s dissidents from President Obama, should he change his mind and decide to offer it, would backfire against...

turlock, on Peter Wehner: I still struggle to see the downside in speaking out. If we speak out, what would change tomorrow that doesn’t already exist...

The problem with identity politics -- or merely one of the problems -- is that one is forced to condone and indeed cheer for behavior...

The idea expressed in the headline is not at all outlandish. There is a body of conventional opinion that suggests the only real way for...

Methinks that the normally astute Ben Smith of Politico is trying a little too hard to parse supposed disagreement on the right concerning Iran. He...

Mort Zuckerman pens a stunning piece on Israel, addressing many of the half-truths and distortions in Obama's Cairo speech. In describing the present situation he...

President Obama's unwillingness to offer full-throated support to the people of Iran against their theocratic masters wins kudos from (what must surely be) an unwelcome...

Kevin Sullivan at RealClearPolitics thinks some of us are throwing around the word "revolution" a little too carelessly. He may be right. It's hard to...

From the president's press conference with the president of South Korea today: "It's not productive, given the history of U.S.-Iranian relations, to be seen as meddling...

President Obama, in explaining his approach to what is happening in Iran, does what comes most naturally to him: taking a (subtle) swipe at...

But I'm sure Khamenei and the "re-elected" president appreciate the tact and humility being shown by the world's longest running democracy. At 3:25: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LdeXLktbFQ[/youtube]...