Post Archive

February 21, 2011

Good news from Israel, where the Knesset has just approved an important transparency measure. It requires NGO—non-governmental organizations like human-rights groups and aid providers—to issue...

Many have noted the irony that the public-employee crisis of 2011 is unfolding in Wisconsin, home of America’s original progressive movement. The irony is sharpened...

In a good indication that the Wisconsin protests have become a liability for Democrats, the White House and the DNC have clumsily attempted to distance...

At Tablet magazine, Marc Tracy suggests someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice regarding the UN vote on Israel, since the episode confirmed that Obama’s...

The Battle of Madison--so far a peaceful one--is, in its way, almost as fraught with significance as what is now sweeping the Middle East. History,...

Reasonable people can argue about whether the Bush-led liberation of Iraq planted the seeds for what's happening across the Middle East today. But it is...

Omri Ceren is correct to call out all of those journalists who bought into the Libya-has-reformed canard. Academics also deceived themselves in believing the Libyans...

Tikkun has announced that it will be honoring Justice Richard Goldstone, author of the highly controversial Goldstone report, with an award at its 25th anniversary...

The best political analysis I've seen in recent days comes from Ed Morrissey of Hot Air, who digs into a new Gallup poll and shows...

If ousted Tunisian dictator Ben Ali didn't have any skeletons in his closets, a Tunisian television news report suggests, it was mainly because there wasn't...

Jewish Funds for Justice – the group that has loudly spoken out against Glenn Beck’s use of Holocaust comparisons – has defended George Soros’s controversial...

The day after the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords, George Packer of the New Yorker complained that “relentlessly hostile rhetoric has become standard issue on the...