Post Archive

February 17, 2011

Over the weekend, the Palestinian Authority sought to head off any potential blowback from the revolt in Egypt by stating that they would have new...

Having long advocated robust defense spending, I am obliged to also admit that not all defense dollars are spent wisely. Therefore, I applaud the House for...

A week ago, I noted that events in Egypt had once again shown the power of peaceful protest as opposed to guerrilla or terrorist attacks....

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer have issued a joint statement calling on the Obama administration to veto the possible...

In the Washington Post, Jonathan Capehart records a friend's astute observation regarding the celebrated Al Jazeera coverage of Egypt: "I was curious how they would handle...

You'll note today a new voice on Contentions, though not a new voice to readers of COMMENTARY magazine. I'm delighted to report that Michael Rubin,...

The Muslim Brotherhood has already announced that “the Egyptian people should prepare for the war against Israel.” Yet there is another threat to the stability...

During an interview with Joy Behar last night, Helen Thomas made it clear that she was standing behind her statements that Israeli Jews should “go...

Alana Goodman notes that Hillary Clinton has made a tough speech on Internet freedom. When I read Alana’s post, I thought it was news from...

Libya: Protests have spread in Libya, with demonstrators in the eastern city of al-Baida burning posters of Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi. Protesters reported four deaths;...

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued a statement today on the reports that the U.S. has offered to support...

There’s an idea in certain foreign-policy circles that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the driving force behind many of the problems in the Middle East. But...