Post Archive

November 12, 2009

It's not likely, but a huge embarrassment to Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama could be shaping up in the 23rd Congressional District of New York. Doug...

The Afghanistan policy review at the White House is getting more farcical -- if that's possible. It's bizarre enough that every NSC meeting in this endless...

Hugo Chavez is reportedly refusing to take phone calls from Colombian president Alvaro Uribe. Uribe’s foreign minister can’t get a shout back from his Venezuelan...

In a letter to the International Herald Tribune, J Street’s Jeremy Ben-Ami urges the U.S. to finally close an Israeli-Palestinian deal, “the parameters of which...

The Washington Post reports that Major Nadal Hasan's apartment contained some business cards imprinted as follows: Behavioral Health -- Mental Health -- Life Skills Nidal Hasan, MD,...

I wanted to follow up on the comments by Jennifer and Max regarding President Obama’s seeming inability to make a decision on General McChrystal’s request...

Judith Miller and David Samuels write in the Los Angeles Times: While no one explicitly suggested that Hasan's alleged response was commensurate with the insults he...

Daniel Henninger writes: The only good news out of the Fort Hood massacre is that U.S. electronic surveillance technology was able to pick up Major Hasan's...

The Pew Research poll has some sobering news for the Democratic Congress: About half (52%) of registered voters would like to see their own representative re-elected next...

When four Knesset members proposed legislation last week to institute the death penalty for child murderers, it revived a long-dormant Israeli debate over the pros...

This quote from an unnamed White House official, reported in today's New York Times, filled me with dread: “I’m not saying that we’ll be in a...

The Obami foreign-policy gurus have perfected the art of annoying multiple parties in a number of international face-offs. Both the Palestinians and the Israelis have had...