Post Archive

November 17, 2010

The horrendous result in the trial of the al-Qaeda participant in the 1998 embassy bombings is a revelation. What it reveals is just how feckless...

The acquittal of Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani yesterday on all but one of 285 counts in connection with the 1998 al-Qaeda bombings of the U.S....

Nate Silver, the liberal political blogger, has built a reputation as a valuable writer who has successfully transferred to politics the research and analysis skills he...

It struck me in observing the FPI conference yesterday and in reading Eli Lake's piece on Russian democracy activist Boris Nemtsov, the former Russian deputy...

The conventional wisdom of liberal America is that the Tea Party backlash against the Obama administration and its health-care law was fueled by racism, hate,...

The latest Quinnipiac poll shows the precarious situation in which Obama now finds himself. His approval is at 44 percent. The poll's director explains the...

As I've noted over the past few days, the Obama team's last-ditch effort to restart the non-peace talks has taken on a cringe-inducing quality. As...

With the perfervid push underway to get the New START treaty on the lame-duck Senate’s schedule, I would add this to the discussion between Jennifer,...

I am so pleased that Pete linked to the video of Dick Cheney's remarks. If you read the mainstream news accounts, you would have the...

Max, I'm agnostic on the agreement. But it is curious that the administration, only in an effort to secure a deal, would offer an $80...

Max, everything you say about the START treaty is sensible but one thing, and it's the big thing. Treaties should not be entered into, or...

A lot of foreign-policy experts I respect — including John Bolton, Eric Edelman, John Yoo, and Jim Woolsey — have come out against the ratification of...