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September 11, 2011

This is an ennobling, dignified, inspiring, heartbreaking, and gravely beautiful speech....

The moving article that Abe links to by Raina Wallens—who lost her husband on 9/11—is a reminder of just how personal a national tragedy can...

Ten years after the September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden has been killed, and al- Qaeda has been diminished to a shell of its former...

Here is the most beautiful and penetrating piece of writing you'll come across today: We like to mark anniversaries, don't we? We like round numbers, and...

Today, Americans are remembering the events of ten years ago and mourning the victims as well as honoring the heroes of that tragic day and...

This video of Speaker Boehner and Vice President Biden is, as a friend of mine pointed out, kind of charming –two old-fashioned politicians caught on an...

Just prior to the 9/11 anniversary, the State Department announced that it would, with Turkey, launch a Global Counterterrorism Forum. Until Turkey and its allies...

I'm sure that, like most commentators who regularly opine on current events, I've made my share of mistakes during the years. But leftist freelance writer Jordan...

The American Jewish Congress has been through a rough patch recently, having weathered the financial crisis particularly poorly. Last year, it laid off most of its...

I have to admit I chuckled while reading Philip Stephens' oped in the Friday Financial Times on "The dangers of American retreat." Now they tell...

Many states will vote for unilateral Palestinian statehood at the United Nations on September 20. Let us hope they consider their votes carefully, because they...

For the last year or more, Democrats have been scoffing at the notion they are worried about retaining their hold on the Jewish vote. But the...