Post Archive

April 28, 2010

Normally, when Human Rights Watch is criticized, the group retaliates with harsh and aggressive attacks on its accusers. Ken Roth, the head of HRW, is...

When Obama penned a letter to the Conference of Jewish Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, I wondered whether this sort of puffery and rhetorical cotton...

William Galston, a top aide of President Clinton, writes that while that public is concerned about the economy and jobs, “the [Democratic] leadership is moving...

Patrick Ruffini, in mulling over the November midterm elections, writes this: All in all, I don't think a 70 seat gain is out of...

More troubling poll data for President Obama. According to the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press: Public perceptions of two of the...

Noemie Emery traces the media coverage of the tea parties: First, they were described as an ignorant rabble, much as the Washington Post had once pegged...

A colleague calls my attention to this report concerning Rep. Nita Lowey's take on the Middle East. As chairman of the House appropriations subcommittee on foreign...

I have been spending the past few days with American military forces in the Persian Gulf region. Everywhere I have gone with a group from...

The Israeli government is walking a fine line as it tries holding out against the Obama administration’s demand for a building freeze while simultaneously fending...

One disastrous result among many of Obama's assault on Israel has been to reduce Mahmoud Abbas's stature and deal-making ability. That seems counterintuitive; Obama is...

Here’s something Codepink, the “women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement,” might want to consider in their earnest fight to end the Western demonization of...

Maybe the Democrats overplayed their hand. The Washington Post editors are grimacing: The broader implication raised by senators at Tuesday's hearing -- that Goldman somehow rigged...