Post Archive

October 1, 2009

The president is hailing as a "breakthrough" the bilateral meeting today with the Iranians. Did Iran agree to give up its nuclear program? Did we...

There’s defying parody, and then there’s declaring war on it and bringing reinforcements. Richard Wolffe is in full war-on-parody mode at the Daily Beast today...

Who are your going to believe—Jimmy Carter or your own lyin’ eyes? Jimmy Carter is now denying saying what he said. Hotair.com lays ...

Bibi Netanyahu took on the Goldstone report today, as this report details: "In the next 24 hours a vote will be cast in Geneva within the...

The EU this week accepted the final report of its international commission on the Russia-Georgia war of August 2008. Russia is claiming full vindication, although...

Is piracy off Somalia declining or not? This Washington Times article claims that it is: “In the past three months, there has been just one successful...

The Obama administration came into office promising to use “all the elements of national power” (or, in the bumper-sticker version, “smart power”). Why use military...

Why did the U.S. come close to defeat in Iraq? Many reasons played a role—one of the most prominent being the failure of senior...

Max, the New York Times article you highlight is quite remarkable in that the internal battle within the Obama team is now being played out...

Digging deep for nice things to say about the president, Charles Krauthammer offers: I will give him credit for one other thing, for having so depleted...

American intelligence officials are crowing about all the success they’ve had with strikes against al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan. According to this Washington Post article, ...

In today’s New York Times arts section, film industry correspondent Brooks Barnes analyzes Hollywood’s attitude to fugitive sex predator/Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski. Most prominent artists have...