Post Archive

September 22, 2009

Obama's silly stunt to force a complete settlement freeze is essentially kaput. To avoid a huge humiliation, he dragged both Abbas and Netanyahu to a...

Jonathan, President Obama's statement about his meetings with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders today can be easily mistaken as meaningless, given its recitation of hoary...

Barack Obama got to play peacemaker today during his staged meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. In a...

Over at Politico.com, Ben Smith reports on the continuing story of Bill McGurn’s devastating column on Matt Latimer, a “top speechwriter to President George W....

James Capretta reminds us that the House Democrats' health-care bill—which had to (honest!) be voted on before the recess—is nowhere to be found: It never came...

Brazil’s support for ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is the latest event in a worrying trend. Zelaya has been holed up at the Brazilian embassy...

So Muammar Qaddafi has pitched his tent in Bedford, New York, having been kicked out of New Jersey faster than a cast member of The...

Like my old boss Les Gelb, I too am befuddled by Obama's handling of Afghanistan. Until recently, all signs indicated that he had signed...

The dynamic duo of Fred and Kim Kagan have just released a typically cogent and persuasive study of troop requirements in Afghanistan. The entire 46-slide...

Picking up on Jen’s post, if you want to know what a well-placed missile can do to its target, read Bill McGurn’s column today...

The return of ousted leader Manuel Zelaya to Honduras has upped the ante for the Obama administration—and revealed just how counterproductive its approach is there....

John Judis lets the cat out of the bag: health-care reform isn't going to help Obama's political problems, even if it passes. He explains that...