Post Archive

August 11, 2009

My former Council colleague Elizabeth Rubin had a fascinating profile of Hamid Karzai in this Sunday's New York Times Magazine. As usual, Elizabeth's reporting was...

Eugene Robinson almost acknowledges that the president might have some responsibility for the voters' irate reaction to the government's takeover of their health care. No...

One of the most controversial parts of Barack Obama's Cairo speech was the portion in which he appeared to draw a moral equivalence between the...

Rasmussen reports today: Public support for the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and congressional Democrats has fallen to a new low as just...

Virginia's gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deed's decision to focus on social issues, specifically abortion, is not going over well in the local press. The Richmond Times–Dispatch...

There's good news and bad news in reports of the death of Pakistani Taliban majordomo Baitullah Mehsud. And not all of it is obvious at...

Former Clinton administration staffer Robert Malley's chief claim to fame is being the sole non-Palestinian observer of the fateful July 2000 Camp David Summit who...

I wanted to add to Max's post regarding what General McChrystal said. I, too, noticed yesterday's Wall Street Journal headline—and, like Max, I thought it...

The following letter, I am informed, is now circulating for signatures among members of the House: Dear Mr. President: We are writing to respectfully request that you...

The UN Watch has drafted a letter to Mary Robinson taking issue with her claim of bullying. Executive director Hillel Neuer writes: In your own words,...

That was a startling headline in the Wall Street Journal yesterday: Taliban Now Winning: U.S. Commander in Afghanistan Warns of Rising Casualties But I was suspicious the...

Two headlines today give us a sense that the Democratic-led Congress is looking to play a more significant role in countering the Obama administration's heavy-handed...