Post Archive

May 13, 2010

While one of the hallmarks of Barack Obama’s foreign policy has been the trashing of the formerly “special” relationship between the United States and Britain,...

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights resumes its hearings tomorrow. On tap will be civil rights division chief Thomas Perez. Today the commission sent a...

The Michael Young piece cited by Emanuele Ottolenghi in his insightful post echoes the concerns a number of us have had for some time. Russia’s...

Following David Horowitz's talk earlier this month at the University of California, San Diego, was one of the most chilling brief conversations I've heard in...

Consistency on the issues has never been one of Arlen Specter’s character traits as a politician. Yet for all of his flips and flops on...

Obama's "charm offensive" to the American Jewish community is underway, but the reality of the administration's approach to Israel can't be thoroughly disguised. The AP...

Fox News reports that two Pakistani men in the Boston area have been arrested  in connection with the Times Square bombing attempt: "These searches are the product...

Michael Young has a must-read article in today’s Lebanese newspaper the Daily Star. Young tackles the question of American decline in the Middle East and...

As I noted earlier in the week, Hosni Mubarak has extended the country's emergency laws for yet another two years, confident that he'll pay no...

Cliff May has an important piece on the West's reluctance to recognize the nature of the enemy we face: We Americans are uncomfortable with such ideas...

Joshua Green examines why liberals are nervous about Elena Kagan. He explains: The same thing that makes her confirmation so likely -- the lack of a...

Two commentators, one from the left (Gail Collins) and one from the right (Chris Stirewalt), observe that Arlen Specter's perilous primary run is one more...