Post Archive

May 9, 2011

With the nonexistent security on Amtrak trains, the only surprising thing about this proposal is how long it took for someone to bring it up....

In the end, it wasn’t close. British voters rejected the Alternative Vote by a thumping margin of 13 million against with only 6 million for....

As suspicions rise that segments of the Pakistani government were aiding Osama bin Laden, the Obama administration is pressing Pakistan to allow it to interview...

Many Americans, and especially American Jews who have grown up in the last few decades, tend to think of Israel as an extension of the...

You would think that it would be easier to predict a statistically oriented sport like baseball than politics. New York Times blogger Nate Silver has...

If you want a very interesting and revealing two minute segment, watch Chris Wallace of Fox News press White House National Security Adviser Tom Donilon...

Western leaders, preoccupied with Libya, seem blithely unconcerned with what is happening in neighboring Egypt, content to accept Egyptian officials’ repeated pledges that of course...

A new Pew Research Center study is being heralded in today’s New York Times as proof that conservatives are more close-minded than liberals. The piece,...

When people speak of possible Republican candidates for president in2012 who have not yet declared, one name that was on everyone’s lips four years ago...

In an editorial yesterday morning on the Fatah-Hamas deal, the New York Times asserts that “In an interview with The Times last week, Khaled Meshal,...

In May 2009, the army of the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka did what decades of UN diplomatic intervention and State Department pronouncements...

Tom Donilon’s comments yesterday notwithstanding, Pakistan has a lot of explaining to do. It sheltered Osama bin Laden for years in that nation’s equivalent of...