Post Archive

March 29, 2011

At Slate, Dave Weigel analyzes the changing focus of Media Matters, which he says is a response to attacks from conservative groups: Conservatives had always...

For those who still remember Roger Cohen’s shilling for the despicable anti-Semitic Iranian regime in early 2009, his current stand as a champion of democracy...

There was nothing particularly wrong about Sen. Dick Durbin holding a hearing today on anti-Muslim bigotry. It’s just that nobody at the hearing was able...

In his speech last night President Obama – after laying out in detail the “brutal repression” of the Qaddafi regime -- said, “Of course, there is...

One of stranger moments of Sen. Dick Durbin's hearing on "Protecting the Civil Rights of American Muslims,” came today when Sen. Jon Kyl’s began questioning Farhana...

Reports of al Qaeda, Hezbollah and Taliban fighters among the Libyan rebels continue to be worrisome: Adm. James Stavridis, the NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe,...

There were good reasons to be skeptical of the reasons behind Senator Dick Durbin’s decision to hold hearings today that were supposedly intended to reinforce...

A great deal has already been said about President Obama’s Libya speech last night. He has been rightly praised for taking action (albeit belated), and...

Syria's Bashar al-Assad, following the same formulaic path as the recently-toppled dictators in Egypt and Tunisia, has fired his entire government. There are now hints...

Not exactly. In fact, according to the New York Times, we may be expanding our role, at least in terms of air power and intelligence...

“The Elders” are a self-proclaimed group of self-proclaimed wise men and women, including former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former Irish...

Six years ago the American intelligence community scrambled to determine if Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s newly-elected president, had been among the radical students who had seized...