Post Archive

August 5, 2009

Thomas Frank, the Wall Street Journal's house liberal columnist and famously the author of What's the Matter with Kansas?, has a humorless piece today...

The Palestinian Fatah party began its first conference in 20 years with a meeting in Bethlehem yesterday. This ought to have been the Palestinians’ big...

The White House, it is being suggested, may have failed to fully vet Mary Robinson. It isn't that they meant to honor an Israel-basher and...

An August 4 disclosure from Defense Department officials indicates that Russia has resumed putting nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) on patrol off our coast. This...

Over on the Volokh blog, David Bernstein has been conducting admirable work on Human Rights Watch and its obsession with Israel. Yesterday he profiled Sarah...

The Obama administration would have us believe that the outcry from voters at health-care town halls is a concoction of the insurance industry. Well, those...

In the end, the United States had few options when it came to the matter of the two television reporters who had been arrested and...

"Kabul Is Shelled by the Taliban" reads the dramatic headline in the Wall Street Journal -- a newspaper that is a byword for serious, nonsensationalistic...

The Obama administration and its sycophantic spinners explain the dramatic shift in U.S. tone toward and treatment of Israel as an effort to be more...

Adam Kirsch dismantles Rich Cohen's new book, Israel Is Real, in a devastating review in Tablet. The book is a slanted history of Zionism, from the...

Yesterday I wondered whether Obama was weighing down the Democrats in this year's two gubernatorial races. A Washington Post reporter, in a story titled "Some Obama...

UN Watch, the Geneva-based affiliate of the American Jewish Committee, has a helpful summary of Mary Robinson's problematic career. It begins: Should Mary Robinson be awarded...