Post Archive

February 14, 2011

In a superb article posted today at the Heritage Foundation website, CONTENTIONS regular Ted Bromund and James Phillips outline the costs and difficulties of containing...

American Islamic Forum for Democracy president M. Zhudi Jasser has responded to attacks from bloggers who are opposing his potential involvement in Rep. Peter King’s...

According to the Washington Times, the White House budget director predicts that the national debt will equal 100 percent of GDP by the end of...

When Hillary Clinton was asked to comment, in June 2009, on Twitter’s role in the street protests then sweeping through Tehran, she said, "I wouldn't know...

Early in the Egypt crisis, Alana wrote a post citing Walter Russell Mead, who suggested that the loss of reliable Arab allies might bring the...

The Egyptian revolution, even for those who believe the Obama administration mishandled key elements of it, provides a useful case study of why governing through...

How would a secular, liberal political party seek to gain the affection of ordinary Egyptians in an election in which it would be forced to...

At one elementary school, children as young as six are hit, slapped, and kicked by a teacher up to 10 times in a three-hour period....

In yesterday’s Los Angeles Times, I had an op-ed warning that if we’re not careful, we could still lose the Iraq war through sheer...

Question: Will J Street still be inviting the director of the New America Foundation’s Middle East Task Force to its conference later this month, now...

It is not easy to get an accurate picture of what’s happening in Iran today, but reports are trickling out through traditional media and on...

Relations between Israel and Jordan have always been quite a bit warmer than the ice-cold peace that existed between the Jewish state and Egypt. But...