Post Archive

April 19, 2011

The Syrian government lifted its 48-year old emergency law today, while simultaneously approving additional restrictions on public demonstrations. Protests are now technically legal, but citizens...

I called President Obama's speech last week among the most dishonest and dishonorable presidential speeches in generations. This week, it appears he's eager to build...

According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, the majority of Republican voters are far from thrilled with any of the potential presidential prospects: Just 43 percent...

To a certain extent the Obama administration's strategy of putting the U.S. in the background in Libya is working. The latest evidence comes from the...

One of the less talked about parts of President Obama’s big deficit speech last week was the location he held it at. The choice to...

The wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana was one of the most-watched TV events in history. But 30 years later, Americans seem to have...

Yesterday I wrote about the desirability of keeping troops for years to come in Iraq. All the same arguments apply to Afghanistan: namely that if we...

Andy McCarthy  feels like my response to a column he wrote was a personal attack on him. That wasn't the intent, and I'm happy to leave...

Last night, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that “would have required U.S. presidential candidates, including President Barack Obama, to prove their U.S. citizenship...

Alas, the Ricciardone Watch appears like it’s going to be a continuing series: Frank Ricciardone was President Obama’s recess appointee to be ambassador to Turkey....

If you watch left-leaning cable talk shows these days, you can detect a palpable excitement about the possible candidacy of Donald Trump. And why not?...

Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News is reporting that Turkey’s Jewish population is starting to decline: Migration to Israel and a death rate twice that of new births...