Post Archive

July 3, 2011

Time Magazine’s cover story this week for the July 4th holiday is a nearly 5,000-word screed about the United States Constitution. The piece, titled, "One...

According to Adam Shapiro, the speaker of the Free Gaza flotilla (Wadi): What we’ve been doing over the last ten years with the Internatio­nal Solidarity Movement,...

In an interview with Balkanalysis.com that had escaped my attention until now, Egemen Bağiş, Turkey’s minister for European Union Affairs and its chief negotiator with...

In the past two and a half years, the American people have gotten yet another lesson in the perils of electing a president without executive...

It’s hard to recall, I know, but once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, Barack Obama promised to do away the what...

At the State Department press conference Friday, spokesman Mark Toner repeatedly dodged questions about the U.S. position on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He said it...

In today’s Sunday New York Times, Jerusalem Bureau chief Ethan Bronner attempts to unravel what he considers a sea of spin about the Gaza flotilla...

I hate to be an old I-told-you-so, but.... Shortly after Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested and charged with rape and assorted other major crimes, he was subjected...

While I welcome Rep. Michele Bachmann's presence in the presidential debate, I am agnostic on her candidacy. Certainly, she has a compelling personal story. Because...