Post Archive

September 2011

Two years ago, in “How to Pick a Nobel Winner,” I suggested that the literature prize is “apparently awarded by much the same method that...

The effort by Michele Bachmann to make hay out of Rick Perry’s executive order to mandate the vaccination of girls for the HPV virus may...

Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis, one of President Obama’s major supporters, summed up the hypocrisy of the president’s class warfare rhetoric in a blog post...

The run-up to the Quartet’s latest bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks is far more revealing than the talks themselves are likely to be, even if...

One of the most interesting but under-reported stories at the United Nations General Assembly this past week was the brawl which developed between Turkish security...

I don't understand exactly what Chris Christie is up to—or, rather, what the people around him might be up to, since they would probably be...

He didn’t say “yes” last night. But then again, he didn’t explicitly say “no.” And judging from the reactions on Twitter, Chris Christie’s answer on...

The most provocative article I’ve read on Russia in recent days is this Washington Post op-ed by the always interesting Ralph Peters, a military intelligence officer...

The speculation about Chris Christie seriously considering a run for the presidency may be about to end if today’s reports about the New Jersey governor...

Those who believed the Obama administration’s attitude toward Israel has changed for the better got a rude wakeup call today when Washington condemned the start of...

This might explain those passive-aggressive donor solicitation emails. The White House Dossier’s Keith Koffler catches some news buried in the New York Times write-up on...

The Broward County Republican Party blocked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Florida spokesperson Nezar Hamze from joining its executive board last night, a decision that some...