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November 24, 2009

If train wrecks really happened in slow motion, observers might have time to note carelessness and irrelevance in the human actors involved. Metaphorical train wrecks...

Britain has fallen a notch in Transparency International’s 2009 Corruptions Perceptions Index. It now ranks 17th out of the 180 countries surveyed. Transparency said that...

Glenn Beck is at it again. This time he’s making the claim that America’s two political parties are essentially indistinguishable from one another, that they...

This is, I suppose, the "Cairo Effect" -- the term Obama's spinners gave to the president's mystical powers to change the dynamic in the Middle...

One big difference between a civilian trial and a military tribunal is that in the latter, the government can exercise some control over who is...

As Charles Krauthammer aptly put it, our attorney general is "clueless" on the subject of KSM's trial in New York. The defense counsel Scott Fenstermaker is...

Here is some more sobering poll news for Obama: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 27% of the nation's voters Strongly...

I recently chatted with some U.S. Army Special Forces troops who had served last year in Afghanistan. Green Berets are usually gung-ho, but these guys...

Shaul Mofaz has spent the past two weeks hawking his peace plan overseas. He has met with Obama administration officials Dennis Ross, Dan Shapiro, and...

The administration has just announced that the president will give a prime-time address on December 1, with the presumption being that the speech will largely...

I suppose it could have been worse. China could have sentenced "a veteran Chinese human rights campaigner who challenged the central government over the faulty...

The Washington Post employs the passive voice in its lede on the newfound fondness for nuclear power: Nuclear power -- long considered environmentally hazardous -- is...