Post Archive

June 17, 2009

Cities everywhere in the world are more broadly liberal and cosmopolitan than small towns and villages. Rural areas in the Middle East are often startlingly...

Groupmember, on Jennifer Rubin: I think the movement is probably hard to characterize. Perhaps many of them haven’t even developed their political instincts sufficiently to identify...

I am frankly surprised the last few days in Iran have not been more violent, but I doubt the relative “peace” is sustainable. The New York...

As generalities give way to stark details, healthcare reform is going wobbly. The Hill reports: Congressional Democrats and the White House are scrambling to regain their...

President Obama has now adopted a position that many critics of his commitment to "engagement" with Iran were articulating before the Iranian election, namely that...

Jonathan Chait thinks my "rebuttal" of his blog item about Robert Kagan is lacking. That's because it was not a rebuttal; rather, I was making...

According to the New York Times, Fars News Agency reports a partial "recounting" of votes has begun in Iran. But they are not being counted....

Whether you are puzzled or appalled or even delighted by Obama's timidity on Iran, it is worth remembering that Obama did, after all, run for...

Charles Krauthammer zeroes in on just how odd the president's language and stance throughout the Iran uprising have been: I find the president's reaction bordering on...

It isn't enough for Britain's fascist Member of Parliament George Galloway that he gets to host a show on Iran's regime-controlled Press TV. (He actually...

Jonathan Chait of the New Republic just published a vicious blog slam at Robert Kagan, calling his complex and interesting column today "fairly embarrassing." Robert...

David, as someone who has previously written "the worse the better" for our enemies, I want to make clear that, while still holding to that...