Post Archive

August 25, 2009

I would guess there weren't too many people online when Haaretz today had an open Q&A with Saeb Erekat, the eloquent senior Palestinian official. It...

I don't often quote James Carville, but on the decision to name a special prosecutor to look at criminal charges against CIA operatives who utilized...

A milestone has been reached in the Obama presidency: in not just one poll but in an average of those publicly available at Pollster.com, Obama's...

President Obama is adding quite a bit to the portfolio of the National Security Council (NSC). The latest addition, announced August 24, is supervision of...

Sweden's government refused to intervene on the matter of Aftonbladet's libelous article on grounds of press freedom: they will not tell papers what to do,...

Fouad Ajami's must-read piece describes the descent of Obama from iconic candidate to crabby president. But it is not simply the loss of that vaunted...

Richard Cohen is disappointed. Obama isn't making use of his "teachable" moments. What—the grand teacher, the magnificent orator, isn't imparting wisdom to us or convincing...

The Wall Street Journal editors aptly analyze the decision to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate CIA operatives: 'It would be unfair to prosecute dedicated men...

The Evin diet plan: "A close aide to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad suggested that Mohammad Ali Abtahi, a reformist critic of the president, appeared so gaunt...