Post Archive

September 1, 2010

I‘m in broad company, from what I can tell, in detecting from Obama’s speech last night no outline of a policy for Middle Eastern security...

Brian Knowlton of the Times began his story about the peace talks on the website today as follows (emphasis added): President Obama on Wednesday began the...

In this report on the peace talks, we learn: The administration is frustrated, the sources said, that Abbas keeps publicly insisting on an absolute freeze and...

It is a measure of how badly the Obami's approach to the Middle East has failed and how little the Israelis trust Obama when, as...

Rick, you are in good company. Ambassador (and maybe presidential contender) John C. Bolton had this to say about the "turn the page" rhetoric: That may...

Rich Lowry has a provocative and well-argued post about my claim in both the New York Post this morning and on CONTENTIONS that the president...

Barack Obama used a lawyer-like locution last night to avoid acknowledging the courage of his predecessor in initiating the surge that won the Iraq War: It’s...

Gallup reports: A new USA Today/Gallup poll finds Americans saying the Republicans in Congress would do a better job than the Democrats in Congress of handling...

Obama from last night on Iraq: Consistent with our agreement with the Iraqi government, all U.S. troops will leave by the end of next year. And on...

1. The most Obama could say about George W. Bush is that “no one could doubt President Bush's support for our troops, or his love...

It is axiomatic in counterinsurgency warfare that things get worse before they get better. Immediately after troops enter an insurgent-infested area, there is much hard...

I see some disagreement on the right about Obama's Iraq speech, with Peter Robinson and Jennifer Rubin condemning it and Bill Kristol and John Podhoretz...