Post Archive

February 17, 2011

This op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by Chapman University’s Donald Kochan, on the need to expose the Arab world to the fundamental texts of...

To put the Obama administration's upcoming tacit approval of a UN condemnation of Israel into perspective, consider this: "In 2009 – the latest figures available...

When President Obama sent Ambassador Francis “Frank” J. Ricciardone to Turkey as a recess appointment, I was pessimistic. Ricciardone had not performed well during his...

The Obama administration has been outwardly critical of President Bush’s counterterrorism policies while quietly keeping most of these policies in place. Obama has expressed support...

Here’s a recent CNN interview with Robert Kagan and Michelle Dunne, whose foresight on Egypt has properly been praised. Their observations regarding the chances for...

Sen. Rand Paul has made headlines recently with his blunt calls to end foreign assistance to Israel, and now his father, Rep. Ron Paul, is...

“They are suckers.” That is the judgment of one cynical senior Democratic congressional aide, speaking to Politico about the House GOP plan to release the first...

According to independent journalists in the Iraqi Kurdish city Sulaymani, a sympathy protest in favor of Egypt and Tunisia turned bloody just a few moments...

What to do about states in fiscal trouble -- should they opt for bankruptcy, bailout, or default? -- is a matter of great public consequence....

Hillary Clinton’s Tuesday schedule showed her going twice to the White House -- first for a 3:30 p.m. meeting with the president and then again...

The Arab revolutions have overthrown autocrats, but whether they bring democracy, theocracy, or simply a new face to military dictatorship remains an open question. The...