Post Archive

February 1, 2011

First impression: He got the tone exactly right, after days of getting it wrong....

At Politico, Walter Russell Mead analyzes what the possible outcome in Egypt could mean for the U.S.-Israel relationship. He writes that if an extremist government...

I sympathize with President Obama as he performs the extremely difficult act of dealing with Egypt's revolution-in-progress. I don't know that he is doing any...

Rutgers University is denying involvement in a campus event on Saturday that compared Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians to the Holocaust. The program, “Never Again...

Now more than ever, Jeane Kirkpatrick’s “Dictatorships & Double Standards” essay deserves to be read and pondered. If this isn’t the greatest essay COMMENTARY has...

If 2010 was a bad year for J Street, 2011 looks like it’s shaping up to be even worse. In the past week, the organization...

What is happening in the streets of Egypt is not about the United States or its relation to Hosni Mubarak. The drama has to do...

If you’ve ever wondered what the first step to becoming a full-blown terrorist apologist is, check out this column by the Guardian’s Chris Elliott. In...

I note considerable chatter among conservatives about the dangers of Muhammad ElBaradei. See, e.g., this post at Fox News by Anne Bayefesky. As my Wall...

According to a newly released study, Egyptian youth are less prepared for democracy than their Tunisian peers, the Jerusalem Post reported today. The report, by the...

The theory that a powerful cabal of Jewish intellectuals pressured President Bush into launching wars on behalf of Israel is one that’s become associated with...

One of the ironies of the present crisis in Egypt is that it is exposing once again the ridiculousness of one of the nasty slurs...