Post Archive

June 14, 2010

In his recent piece in the New York Times, “To Save Africa, Reject Its Nations,” Pierre Englebert, professor of African politics at Pomona College, advances...

This summer promises events that will thoroughly eclipse the diplomatic flurry over the recent Gaza flotilla. What few would have expected is the maritime character...

James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations writes of the UN sanctions against Iran: These are not the crippling sanctions that Secretary of State Hillary...

Obama refused to rule out an international inquest into the flotilla incident. So the EU, of course, can't be any more supportive of Israel than...

Anyone looking for an explanation of the Homeland Security Department’s multiple failures to prevent terrorist attacks on the American homeland might want to consider this...

Social Security is in the hole this year, five years ahead of when it was expected to develop a negative cash flow. As Michael Barone...

Barack Obama is learning the hard way about the limits of the power of the presidency. Obama told Louisiana residents, who are confronting the worst environmental...

David wondered yesterday why revolutionary statements by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas had been largely ignored by the mainstream media, and suggested that perhaps it’s...

Gallup reports: In the past two years, Americans have become increasingly likely to describe the Democratic Party's views as "too liberal" (49%), and less likely to...

The popularity of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad among Israeli and American observers has always greatly exceeded his standing among his own people. Both...

Over the past few years, some left-wing critics of the Bush administration may have wondered whether Washington would have prioritized the war in Afghanistan over...

COMMENTARY contributor Gabriel Schoenfeld writes: Eric Holder has been a disastrous attorney general. “Classic 101 Boobery” was how one Democratic operative memorably called his decision, now...