Post Archive

August 2009

The State Department, which has yet to post the promised answer to the question of whether the Obama administration considers itself bound by the letter...

Pundits describe August as "cruel" or "disastrous" for Obama. Just how bad was it? Rasmussen tells us: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday...

Andrew Sullivan, a writer for whom I once had great respect but whose work I long ago ceased following, throws his usual fit over my...

George Will writes: Barack Obama in August became a Huey for today, a rabble rouser with a better tailor, an unrumpled and modulated tribune of downtrodden...

My fellow traveler Tony Cordesman has an excellent op-ed in the Washington Post. "Fellow traveler" should be taken literally: we've gone on a couple of...

Speaking of Syria, the IAEA released its progress report on Syria's nuclear activities on Friday, alongside the much more publicized document on Iran. It should...

Dick Cheney in an extraordinary interview on Fox News Sunday made all the key points on the decision to reinvestigate CIA operatives who conducted enhanced interrogations:...

The Washington Post's editors declare ObamaCare dead and go looking for an alternative: The Obama administration and other advocates of comprehensive health reform knew that August...

The EU has come up with a brilliant idea to wrap up the spat with Israel over the Swedish "organ harvesting" blood libel recently published...

"No war without Egypt, no peace without Syria." -- Henry Kissinger Javier Solana, the European Union foreign policy chief, flew to Damascus this weekend to cajole...

Howard Kurtz catalogs the unhappy pundits on the Left. Obama isn't thrilling them anymore. He's "selling out his base" and he "lacks leadership." And, oh...

True to form, London's Sunday Times revealed yesterday that the release of the Lockerbie bomber might have to do with a "minor" oil deal -- worth...