Post Archive

August 21, 2011

If the news headlines are true and Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi’s days—if not hours—are numbered, then let’s hope the Obama administration will lead from in...

Muammar Qaddafi's rule, which began nearly 42 years ago, appears to be in its death throes. Rebels have entered Tripoli, and if news accounts are...

One week after her triumph in the Ames straw poll, Michele Bachmann isn’t feeling much love from the political media. The entry of Texas Governor...

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has issued a statement indicating Israel’s “regret” about the death of three Egyptian security officers who were apparently killed by...

In the immediate aftermath of the bloody terrorist attacks that took the lives of eight Israelis in the Eilat region, I wrote on Thursday the incident...

As is often the case, the most interesting point in this New York Times article about a Taliban attack on the British Council in Kabul...

I was disappointed to learn earlier this year that Bahman Baktiari, head of the University of Utah’s Middle East Center, had been accused of plagiarism....

The Georgetown Hoyas came to Beijing for a "China-U.S. Basketball Friendship Match." It didn't quite work out that way. Instead, the Hoyas' game on Thursday...