Post Archive

June 10, 2011

Bob Gates is leaving the Defense Department with a bang—or at least a blast—rather than a whimper. Today in Brussels he gave a tough speech...

Elliott Abrams, longtime COMMENTARY contributor (and my brother-in-law), has an important post on his blog at the Council on Foreign Relations that ought to offer...

DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been in office for just over a month, but already her gaffes are piling up.bFirst came her fantastic distortions...

This is more or less Herman Cain’s moment as a populist favorite among the Republican presidential hopefuls. His charm lies in his straight talking style...

Ron Brownstein has a fascinating column in National Journal, in which writes, “It’s hard to say this spring whether it’s more difficult for the class...

As the New Gingrich campaign implodes, some are asking who would benefit the most from his withdrawal from the race?  While I suppose it must...

Or at least I assume this has to be spin – right? It certainly makes Weiner seem a bit more sympathetic to the public. And...

After paying far too much heed to the Democratic Party’s protectionist wing, President Obama has become a born-again believer in the benefits of free trade....

Herman Cain is popular among certain small groups within the GOP. But some of his views are not only wrong; they are pernicious. Three months...

This latest Pew Research Center poll does not hold good news for proponents of strong national defense. According to the findings, 60 percent of Americans...

Being unloaded from a Pan Am plane in 1956, believe it or not, is a computer hard drive. It weighed over a ton and...

In 2007, the self-proclaimed Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators (comprising the U.S., UN, EU, and Russia) appointed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair as...