Post Archive

January 4, 2010

A conservative colleague e-mails me with this key observation: “We are not engaged in two wars. We are engaged in one war – on multiple...

You have to hand it to the Republic of South Africa. That continent’s richest country may have a lot of problems, but there’s no obsessing...

Scott Brown has the unenviable task of running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts as a Republican on Jan. 19. No Republican has won a...

Israel has spent the past year producing voluminous rebuttals of the Goldstone report, which accused it of deliberately targeting civilians during last year’s war in...

The Times this morning ran a story on yet another fiddle that has been uncovered from the depths of the health-reform bill that passed in...

Flipping from channel to channel or perusing the transcripts of the Sunday talk shows, it was hard not to cringe. Counterterrorism adviser John Brennan was...

Al Hunt writes a column that reveals the typical finger-pointing and backbiting that ensues when things are not going all that well in an administration....

I received a note from a prominent journalist last night, which read, "I realize we all have forgotten about the Iraq War, but..." One of...

Plainly, Obama doesn't relish the job of being commander in chief, and more specifically, leading the West in the war against Islamic jihadists. Now, it's true that...

CIA operations on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border suffered a significant setback last week when seven Agency officers were killed and another six badly injured in a...

In one of the more hopeful and underreported stories in recent months, we learned that for the first half of 2009 -- a period of...

The man-made water shortage plaguing California is usually called "man-made drought," but this bumper-sticker description doesn't capture the essence of the issue. It focuses us...