Post Archive

May 3, 2011

There are now several media reports that the killing of Osama bin Laden, as the New York Times put it, was the “culmination of years...

Public opinion polls have been trickling out all day, and they’re starting to give a picture of the political ramifications of Osama bin Laden’s assassination....

President Barack Obama, thank heaven, did not ask permission from anyone to take down Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. It would have been outrageous had...

Der Spiegel is asking whether the killing of Bin Laden was legal, and the United Nations Human Rights Council chairman is demanding more information so...

Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors (CJHS) has released a video of its panel discussion last week entitled “Goldstone, International Law, and the Coming Crisis in...

Hundreds of al Qaeda supporters have taken to the streets to protest the Pakistani government’s alleged involvement in the Osama bin Laden’s death. This may...

Since Barack Obama’s election, the debate about his presidency has largely centered on his ambitious domestic agenda. The stimulus boondoggle that expanded the debt but...

Sen. Bill Nelson was supposed to hold a press conference to combat a Florida election bill yesterday, but it was scheduled before the news broke...

Great Britain votes Thursday on whether to adopt a newfangled electoral system in which voters would rank candidates for office in order of preference. Opinion...

Among the (many) ways the killing of Osama bin Laden helps President Obama politically is that it acts as a significant circuit breaker. Prior to the...

The Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s enclave ended up netting a trove of computer documents that may lead troops to al Qaeda’s second-in-command...

This morning, the counterattack began against the idea that Bush-era “enhanced interrogation techniques”—extended wakefulness, use of animals to frighten, belly slaps, and most especially the...