Post Archive

June 23, 2010

The news that General David Petraeus will replace Stanley McChrystal as the commanding general in Afghanistan is a brilliant stroke by President Obama. He gets...

The brilliant and unorthodox decision to appoint General Petraeus to direct operations in Afghanistan leaves a hole at the top of Central Command. There are...

Jennifer, while agreeing with much of what you have to say about the McChrystal-Petraeus transition, I have to disagree with your reader who says, "Generals...

Obama's decision to accept Gen. Stanley McChyrstal's resignation was not unexpected. By bringing back Gen. David Petraeus, he assuages the concerns from supporters of the Afghanistan...

Bill Kristol called it. General Petraeus is heading out to rescue yet another counterinsurgency effort in trouble. Give credit to President Obama for acting decisively...

Ambassador Michael Oren gave a curious interview to the Jerusalem Post this week. In some respects, we got the unvarnished and deliciously candid analysis we...

Charleston, South Carolina, was the cradle of the Confederacy. And come next January, barring unforeseen developments, it and the rest of the 1st District will...

J. Christian Adams, the Justice Department trial lawyer on the New Black Panther Party voter-intimidation case who recently resigned in disgust, is going to testify...

"Business Leaders Say Obama's Policies Stifle Growth" is the headline. One is tempted to holler, "And what took them so long!?" Indeed, for some time...

It's widely discussed among those conservatives who have not yet found the presidential candidate of their dreams for 2012 that Jeb Bush might, if not for the...

Maureen Dowd today: Military guys are rarely as smart as they think they are, and they’ve never gotten over the fact that civilians run the...

The New York Times editors, opining on the McChrystal interview, pronounce, "The Rolling Stone article doesn’t suggest any serious policy disagreements between the president and...