Post Archive

May 22, 2011

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was outspoken in his criticism of President Obama’s speech last Thursday, and he took another swipe at the president during...

President Obama claimed that his position on the 1967 borders was taken out of context on Thursday, and said that the Israelis and Palestinians “will...

At the AIPAC policy conference today, President Obama created even more confusion over where he stands on Israel. While the president acknowledged that Israel cannot...

In his address to AIPAC this morning, President Obama has doubled down on the points he made in his speech on Thursday. After a lengthy,...

There have been a lot of arguments and counterarguments regarding President Obama’s statement that Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking should proceed using Israel’s 1949 armistice lines as a...

Jeffrey Goldberg continues to insist today that Prime Minister Netanyahu is “needlessly alienating” the United States. Earlier Goldberg expressed astonishment at Netanyahu’s initial negative reaction...

Diplomats, CENTCOM commanders, and now President Obama have cited demography and, more precisely, the growing Palestinian population in the West Bank and Gaza, as a...

Mike O’Hanlon of the Brookings Institution, one of the nation’s fairest and most incisive military analysts, has an important op-ed in the New York Times,...

One of the more irresponsible press habits during the Iraq war was the inconsistent use of the passive voice. Americans might kill five Iraqis in...

Jonathan’s post on the very few organizations willing to defend President Obama’s goalpost-moving borders position reserved a special place for the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL...

Secretary of State Clinton has loosened visa restrictions for Iranians. While the United States has long welcomed young Iranians and should continue to do so,...

And with this we are officially down the rabbit hole. Representative Ron Paul, in his statement responding to the President’s speech last Thursday, opened by blasting...