Post Archive

August 9, 2011

The Senate unanimously confirmed a U.S. special envoy to Burma last week. This is a big policy reversal; the United States has historically avoided high-level...

Jonathan is right the president’s policies on Jerusalem are not going to bring anyone closer to a peace agreement, and in fact they only muddy the...

Tim Pawlenty’s presidential campaign has endured a summer of misery and disappointment. But the question before us now is whether this once promising first-tier contender...

According to Gallup, "Americans' economic confidence plunged to -53 in the week ending Aug. 7, a level not seen since the recession days of March...

Rick Perry’s reported decision to announce his candidacy on the same day as the Ames straw poll apparently isn’t playing well with some Iowans. In...

I want to reinforce Jonathan's excellent post on the efforts under way by the Obama campaign to begin a "ferocious personal assault on Mitt Romney'’s character...

The Obama administration renewed its attack on Jewish Jerusalem today by formally condemning the construction of apartments in part of the city. The approval last...

Much will be said about today’s Politico story on President Obama’s strategy for the 2012 election: “kill Romney,” according to one White House-aligned strategist. But...

As if the job market hasn’t suffered enough recently, chain restaurants are now bracing themselves for the additional financial hardship of enforcing an Obamacare policy...

How pathetic is it that Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain are taking a stronger stand on Syria than the United States? On Monday, those three Gulf...

The brilliant and pseudonymous British social worker who blogs under the name "Winston Smith"—he won a major commentating prize last year called the Orwell Prize—has...

In what must be considered one of the most ridiculous statements uttered recently in the already absurd world of international diplomacy, Iran today called upon Britain...