Post Archive

February 3, 2011

There's not much more to say in a general sense about Michael Totten's badly needed reality check differentiating liberal democracies -- roughly, those that have...

In an interview with Christiane Amanpour, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he’s fed up and wants to resign, but he “cannot for fear of the...

At Pajamas Media, Michael Totten pointed out this excellent post today by Egyptian blogger Sandmonkey. The pro-democracy activist -- who was rumored to have been...

John Bolton has a superb opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times today reminding us that Lebanon is a nearer prospective loss to liberalism than...

The unfolding revolution in Egypt has provoked a wider debate about what has been called the “freedom agenda.” At the heart of this debate is...

A Holocaust scholar quoted in the Jewish Funds for Justice’s anti–Glenn Beck letter has criticized the group’s campaign as one-sided and political. Deborah Lipstadt, the Dorot...

As J.E. Dyer pointed out a few days ago, the standard treatment of the Cold War in the academy of the 1970s and 1980s was...

All this talk about whether democracy in Egypt will be a good thing or a bad thing just goes to show how misunderstood the word...

Sarah Palin is the latest in a string of prominent conservatives who have decided not to attend this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, which takes...

So it comes as a shock to many people, evidently, that "neoconservative" American intellectuals are consistent in holding the opinion that the national interest is...

Amnesty International has come under heavy criticism for supporting Ameer Makhoul, a former anti-Israel activist convicted by Israel of spying for Hezbollah. Makhoul received a...

In a Washington Post column today, George Soros seems quite optimistic about democracy taking root in Egypt -- that is, as long as the Egyptians...