Post Archive

February 25, 2011

Protests have escalated not only in Libya but also in Iraqi Kurdistan, having entered their eighth day, with deaths reported in Kalar and Chamchamal. The...

Thousands of anti-Qaddafi protesters have spilled out onto the streets of Tripoli today, their anger apparently fueled by the simpering, pro-Qaddafi state-written sermons at the...

Some conservatives were upset at Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for opposing the right-to-work bill that was proposed by the Republican legislature in his state. He...

The American Bar Association executive council has considered organizing an effort to combat attempts by states to ban Sharia law, according to CNS News: Included in...

My Council on Foreign Relations colleague Elliott Abrams has a compelling op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today that highlights the difficulties and trade-offs of...

At Foreign Policy, Hussein Ibish lays out an argument for U.S. military intervention in Libya and makes several good points. The humanitarian crisis is reaching...

We are looking for an online editor with responsibility for copy-editing and managing our blog, as well as helping to promote our work in social...

In my previously posted item, I argued that it would be impossible to delay elections indefinitely in the Arab world. Better, I argued, that we...

The loyal liberal readers of the New York Times Magazine will open this Sunday’s issue no doubt hoping for an article that will cut New...

Bernard Lewis, the distinguished historian of the Middle East, offers some provocative reflections on the present turmoil in the region in this interview with David...

The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has had some setbacks recently in its ongoing efforts to position itself as the mainstream voice for American...

If we step back from the individual budget battles taking place in Washington and many of our states, one cannot help but sense that the...