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December 5, 2011

Practically every conversation about politics I had during the weekend with friends and associates began with them asking the same question: Isn’t Newt Gingrich the consummate...

According to Representative Nancy Pelosi, who served on the ethics committee that investigated Newt Gingrich for tax cheating and campaign finance violations in the late...

The State Department hasn’t posted a link to its daily press briefing yet, but I’ll paste the transcribed text at the bottom of this post...

In the immediate aftermath of the news about the appalling statements of Howard Gutman, the U.S. ambassador to Belgium, about Israel being to blame for anti-Semitism,...

The Republican candidates have been weighing in all day on Belgium Ambassador Howard Gutman’s troubling remarks about anti-Semitism, but Democrats have been conspicuously silent. And...

Last month, a bipartisan group of scholars and former policymakers signed onto a letter expressing opposition to a new arms sale to the Arab island nation...

In some circles, Newt Gingrich has the reputation of being a man with unsurpassed mastery of the issues. He is offering the "most substantive campaign...

Ilan Pappé rode to fame by bashing Israel, repeatedly accusing the Jewish state of war crimes and crying oppression when academics actually looked at his...

Yesterday’s elections for the Russian Duma (lower house of the legislature) returned mostly bad news for Vladimir Putin’s party, United Russia. Preliminary results matched exit...

Back in 1993, it was Bill Clinton’s haircut tying up air traffic at Los Angeles International Airport. Just last week, President Obama appeared oblivious to...

It’s bad enough that Newsmax is giving Donald Trump an opening to once again infuse the GOP race with his toxic, self-promoting nonsense by naming...

During the past several months, I have criticized Voice of America’s Persian Service which, even at the best of times, has been aimless and ill...