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December 16, 2011

I would like to “extend and clarify” my remarks on Egypt earlier today—a privilege customarily accorded to congressmen and, in this case, to bloggers. I...

Is Mitt Romney making inroads with the Tea Party? That at least seems to be the implication of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s endorsement of...

One of the essays in Christopher Hitchens’ 2004 book, Love, Poverty, and War, began with a portion of W.H. Auden’s elegy for William Butler Yeats,...

Despite the best efforts of President Obama and the Occupy Wall Street movement to pit the so-called “99 percent” against the “1 percent,” Americans are...

I wanted to make a few political observations about last night’s GOP debate, which I thought was quite a good one overall. Several times, Mitt Romney...

Pro-Hamas partisan and fundraiser George Galloway noted a few years ago that of all the American Muslim groups with which he works, the non-profit American...

Vladimir Putin does not like John McCain. Whether it’s McCain’s 2007 remark that he looked into Putin’s eyes and “saw three letters: a K, a...

I have several recollections of Christopher Hitchens, who died yesterday at the age of 62. The first is when I served in the George W. Bush...

Newt Gingrich has taken a strong stance against the individual mandate since he launched his campaign, but, as he’s admitted, he previously supported the mandate...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is not alone in seeking to wipe Israel off the map. But while he races to acquire the tools to do so, the...

The European Union has done such a good job integrating its own Arab and Muslim minorities - British mass honor attacks being covered up by...

The year started with seemingly glorious news from Egypt: tens of thousands of people rallying in Tahrir Square to demand the end of dictatorship and...