Post Archive

June 6, 2011

For months, Bashar Assad has maintained his grip on power in Syria by using brutal force whenever necessary to disrupt protests against his dictatorial rule....

Rep. Michele Bachmann has tapped veteran strategist Ed Rollins to run her presidential campaign, the latest sign that she could be a formidable contender in...

Dana Bash of CNN just tweeted that two sources told her that Anthony Weiner made it clear to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that he...

It turns out that Iranian Minister of Mines and Industries Ali-Akbar Mehrabian wasn't bluffing when he boasted last month that the West's sanctions regime is...

Last week when I wrote that, I could “Say With Certitude that Weiner is Starting to Remind Me of Chris Lee,” I had no idea...

Five U.S. soldiers who were training Iraqi police officers died today when a rocket slammed into their compound in Baghdad. This was the worst single-day...

Last week I pointed out how Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, despite belonging to the Omicron Delta Kappa honor society at the University...

President Obama has generally done the right thing on Afghanistan. Most notably, he sent major reinforcements twice, first in early 2009 (17,000 troops) and then...

As we noted in the June issue of COMMENTARY, those who have been agitating for a ban on male circumcisions in California appeare to be...

William Galston is not only an excellent political theorist; he’s also an intelligent and sober political analyst. So his words about the fierce political winds...

Secretary of Defense Gates is warning that the Obama administration’s military spending cuts will “hollow out” the military. Congressman Allen West is calling for more...

Although both President Obama and outgoing Secretary of Defense Gates have been giving the country the impression that America is going to hang on in...