Post Archive

March 30, 2011

Uganda announced today that it would be happy to take in Muammar Qaddafi, should the Libyan dictator decide to end his brutal reign of violence...

Viktor Kotsev, in Asia Times Online, has an excellent article on the economic factors in the Syrian unrest. Besides being hit hard by rising food...

On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – when asked about why we’re involving ourselves in Libya but not Syria – said this about Bashar...

Maybe not, according to Sen. Harry Reid’s logic. Citing to a new CNN poll out today showing that 47 percent of Americans have a negative...

As John noted earlier, the latest Gallup survey, shows the country is split down the middle on President Obama’s handling of the situation in Libya,...

Commentators here and elsewhere have dissected the belated strengths and considerable weaknesses of the president’s speech on Libya. But no one has noted that the...

Another request has gone out about whether professors on a state payroll used their offices to play partisan politics; and the political left is again...

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad was expected to announce the lifting of the country’s 50-year old emergency law late last night, but he didn’t even give...

Last night Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart turned his comic genius on Barack Obama’s Libya speech. The critique works because the points he makes are both...

With the recent events across the Muslim world, a serious task force on the Iranian threat couldn’t be more needed. The Iran Strategy Task Force,...

Thirty years ago today I was doing research in the Local History and Genealogy Room of the New York Public Library when Tim Beard, the...

As the House of Representatives prepares to vote today on Speaker Boehner’s bill to revive the Washington D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program that gives disadvantaged children...