Post Archive

February 15, 2011

The dispute between Russia and Japan over the southern Kuril Islands, which lie north of Hokkaido, has heated up since Dmitry Medvedev’s provocative visit to...

President Obama struck many of the right notes about recent events in the Middle East in his press conference today. It was encouraging to hear...

On Fox News last night, Charles Krauthammer made a crucial point: one of the reasons the revolution in Egypt succeeded is that Hosni Mubarak’s regime...

The example of Tunisia and Egypt — where entrenched autocrats have been toppled in a matter of weeks by popular protests — is striking a...

Today Hillary Clinton delivered a tough and much-needed speech on Internet freedom, indicating that the Obama administration is viewing this as a vital human-rights issue: "We...

Barack Obama, the post-everything visionary who vowed to deliver us from a suffocating political past, is in fact a dinosaur. The fossilized evidence has revealed...

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a not-very-important liberal advocacy group that is apparently bored with the dull work of culling through...

Yes, Israel has been under a lot of pressure to counter delegitimization recently. But proposing a law to criminalize boycotts? This has to be the...

Rising budget deficits make it imperative to cut federal spending, but why is the Defense Department, of all government departments, at the head of the...

Here are some things to note about President Obama’s 2012 budget, which was released yesterday. Spending will be a record $3.73 trillion -- which constitutes...

Weeks after launching an anti-Qatar public-relations campaign, President Mahmoud Abbas has issued an order "prohibiting the official media and spokespersons of the PLO, Palestinian National...

In the Washington Post today, Dan Senor and Roman Martinez correct another instance of Donald Rumsfeld’s revisionism -- in this case, the former defense secretary's...