Post Archive

October 7, 2009

A new poll shows these results about the war in Afghanistan: By a 65 - 28 percent majority, American voters are willing to have American soldiers...

You can't make this kind of stuff up: the New York Times reports that among the paintings the Obamas have borrowed from Washington-area museums to...

Benjamin Kerstein has a 3,500-word essay entitled “Obama and Israel: Betrayal in the Broken Places” that is essential reading. It is a portrait of Obama...

Rep. Charlie Rangel, who has collected tax and ethics scandals the way some people collect stamps (in big batches, that is), sits atop the House Ways and...

An “information theme” appears to be emerging from the Obama administration this week: that our operations against al-Qaeda have made real progress, that our counterterrorism...

Charles Krauthammer observes: You have the best generals in the world – McChrystal on counterterrorism and Petraeus on counterinsurgency – the best in the world who...

James Steinberg, deputy secretary of state, told lawmakers yesterday that the administration will know whether Iran is serious about nuclear diplomacy by the end of...

In Israel, a woman has won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. In Gaza, women have been banned from riding on motorcycles....

Michael Totten has rightly flagged Fareed Zakaria's argument that Iran can be contained for its flaws. One should add two points to Michael's argument. First, regarding...

As we wend our way through the first year of the Obama administration, it is hard not to notice a stark contrast in style between...

Gallup shows that Congressional Democrats have lost their advantage over Republicans, less than a year after last rites were being performed over the GOP: For the...

Michael Oren's must-read column is both a defense of his prime minister's UN speech (as a necessary rebuttal to Holocaust denial) and an insightful explanation...