Post Archive

April 24, 2011

President Obama took his time responding to the latest bloodbath in Syria. Yesterday he finally issued a strong condemnation, but as Max noted, he’s still...

Terry Jones’s planned protest outside a Dearborn mosque might have gone forward without much notice, except for the fact that Michigan prosecutors tried to stop...

Today’s attack on Jewish worshippers at Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus needs to be understood as something more significant than just another unfortunate instance of violence...

Today the Washington Post published a lengthy investigation into administration’s failure to close Guantanamo Bay, and its findings won’t be a surprise to anyone who...

The fact that Libyan rebels have managed to drive Qaddafi’s forces out of the major town of Misrata, which is much closer to Tripoli than to...

I just got off the phone with a contact who drove from Syria to Jordan—a frightening trip, he said, as he got pulled out at...

A friend sent me a link to this clip on YouTube, which apparently shows Syrian security forces shooting down peaceful demonstrators. It takes a strong...

The Washington Post columnist David Ignatius writes about the ongoing Kurdish protests against Kurdish President Masud Barzani and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan boss (and Iraqi...