Post Archive

October 27, 2010

The Jerusalem Post has the latest on J Street's unusual donors: According to records filed with the US Federal Election Committee on October 20 and October...

The Sean Penn–Naomi Watts take on the Joseph Wilson–Valerie Plame story, Fair Game, is coming to theaters on November 5, and though political movies almost...

We are sad to report: Paul the Octopus, who gained fame by predicting results at the World Cup, died in his tank on Tuesday morning at...

Jackson Diehl writes: On November 15, 1988, Yasser Arafat proudly read a declaration by his Palestinian Liberation Organization unilaterally proclaiming "the establishment of the State of...

I’m almost always in agreement with Max Boot’s assessments of the tactical situation in Afghanistan, and I think he’s correct when he says Hamid Karzai...

Nate Silver provides a helpful picture of the worst-case scenario for Republicans. He certainly is not, and does not claim to be, neutral in his...

I often take issue with articles and columns in the New York Times, but it remains a great newspaper with many first-rate, fearless news-gatherers. One...

It is not simply that Iran is moving steadily toward membership in the nuclear powers' club. It is not only that the UN is plotting...

Everywhere "engagement" has been tried, it has failed. Iran is more repressive and less inclined to slow its nuclear program. Bashar al-Assad and  Hosni Mubarak...

Fouad Ajami is one of the world's most respected and influential analysts of the Middle East -- and for good reason. He has consistently spoken...

In the September 2010 issue of COMMENTARY, Kenneth Marcus documented the rise of anti-Semitic incidents on school campuses and found that the federal government had...

You could spot this one coming: The Obama administration is pushing to revive a failed deal for Iran to send some of its nuclear stockpile overseas...