Post Archive

March 22, 2011

The Reform movement has always leaned toward the political left, but its decision to tap Rabbi Richard Jacobs as its new leader signals that it...

With the United States involved in a shooting war in Libya, the launch of several mortar shells from Gaza into southern Israel last weekend didn’t...

You would think President Obama’s recent choice to take military action in Libya would have made him slightly more understanding of President Bush’s decision to...

In the New York Times today, I suggest that it’s time to start thinking about the possibility of dispatching an international peacekeeping force to stabilize...

There was a curious omission from one of the latest critiques of American intervention in the conflict Libya. Scholar Michael Walzer weighed in today at...

The “Responsibility to Protect” principle, or R2P, hit the blogosphere this weekend after it was incorporated in the UN justification for the resolution against Libya....

It should have been expected that some lawmakers would seize the U.S. intervention in Libya as a way to grandstand and rack up easy political...

An article in the Economist, on Barack Obama and political courage, essentially argues that he has shown none in the course of his presidency so...

Hanging over our intervention in Libya is a dread chimera—at least in the minds of President Obama and his aides: namely the perception that the...

While Islamic terror attacks have been more problematic recently than, say, urban Asian gangs or the White Power movement, Rep. Peter King’s radicalization hearings have...

A number of people, including Representative Dennis Kucinich, have pointed out the comments made by Senator Barack Obama on December 20, 2007, when asked in...

"We do not provide close air support for the opposition forces. We protect civilians." So says Gen. Carter Ham, head of Africa Command, who is...