Post Archive

January 20, 2011

As the situation goes from bad to worse in Lebanon, there are odd little signs. Chief among them are the comments made by Saudi Foreign...

In the wake of the Arizona shootings, the idea that this tragedy was to some extent the result of the lack of civility and verbal...

Liberal advocacy group Common Cause has filed a DOJ petition against Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Clarence Thomas, claiming that the justices’ attendance at a...

Twenty years ago, Saddam Hussein's Scud rockets began to rain down on Tel Aviv. The specter of a chemical attack was Israel’s nightmare, because anthrax...

I had not previously suspected that Grover Norquist has quite the sense of humor. I had thought of him as a dour ideologue, but he...

It takes a world-class imagination to believe that the cause of democracy will not suffer from American neglect. Luckily for Peter Beinart, it takes only...

Christian Ortner, a commentator for the Austrian dailies Wiener Zeitung and Die Presse, picked up a golden journalistic nugget about Leila Trabelsi, the wife of...

If Grover Norquist wants U.S. troops to pull out of Afghanistan right now, why doesn’t he just come out and say it? Last week, at a...

Following up on John's post on Gail Collins and Joe Lieberman: a standard trope in the mainstream news media is to bemoan the decline...

The Israel Defense Forces has finally published the conclusion of its inquiry into the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah, the woman allegedly killed by Israeli tear...

Or at least that seems to be the new argument from the anti-Israel left. Some commentators have claimed that because the Obama administration has requested...

One of America’s finest reporters, Peter Baker, offers us -- in a New York Times Magazine story -- a behind-the-curtain look at the White House...