Post Archive

August 17, 2011

Peter Wehner’s post about President Barack Obama’s inner Spiro Agnew is apt in more ways than one. Take an anecdote recently published by former Illinois...

Yesterday the Quartet issued a statement declaring it was “greatly concerned” about Israel’s approval of 277 apartments in Ariel in the West Bank, and reaffirmed...

Conservatives have been the loudest critics of Obama’s taxpayer-funded Midwest bus tour, but apparently some liberals aren’t pleased with it either. Congressional Black Caucus member...

For the past several years, Iran has led the Western powers on a merry dance as it appeared to agree to talk on its program...

So this is what “smart power” means, at least in this administration. The term was coined by Harvard’s Joe Nye, who used to it describe...

Last month, I had the opportunity to have a crash course in a number of cutting edge technologies which enable people in repressed societies to...

An addendum to my review of Dana Spiotta’s terrific Stone Arabia, the best novel of the year so far. Is it, however, the best rock...

In a development that won't surprise many people, economists say that the job-creating proposals produced by Obama’s “Rural Jobs Council” won't be effective at reducing...

Those who prefer to blame Israel for the lack of peace in the Middle East can only do so by ignoring Palestinian behavior and the...

Dana Spiotta, Stone Arabia (New York: Scribner, 2011). 235 pp. $24.00. Nobody much likes the term literary fiction, but nobody knows what else to call it....

A few years ago, a flash mob dance troop at a train station in Antwerp became a viral sensation. Now Beirut has its own equivalent,...

Here’s another reason why the Supreme Court should consider taking up the Obamacare individual mandate case sooner rather than later. As CKE Restaurants CEO Andy...