Post Archive

January 3, 2012

I wrote earlier about the Turkish government’s invitation to Ismail Haniya to begin 2012 in Istanbul, as a guest of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan....

A friend has forwarded me a solicitation from the University of Michigan’s Alumni Association to join them on a “Cultural Connection” visit to Cuba. It is...

The USS John C. Stennis is back in the news as Iran threatens to block its passage back through the Strait of Hormuz, an international...

The conventional wisdom among liberals is that despite a sinking economy and poor personal polling numbers, President Obama is actually in a good position to...

Not only is Jon Huntsman’s latest attack ad on Ron Paul pretty pitch-perfect, it also comes at a great time. After watching the annual New...

A recent report by an international committee appointed by Israel’s Council for Higher Education recommended that the Politics and Government Department at Ben-Gurion University of...

It was, in it’s way, a great moment. Dumb and profound at once. On NBC television, singer Cee Lo Green ushered in 2012 at...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has just hired a new adviser, the Jerusalem Post reports. Mahmoud Awad Damra is one of the prisoners Israel freed to...

On December 29, Egyptian security forces descended on the offices of Freedom House, the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and the International Republican Institute (IRI), seizing...

Allahpundit has a post  linking to some comments by the liberal commentator Alan Colmes. In a discussion with National Review's Rich Lowry about the political...

The controversy over Center for American Progress’s anti-Israel bloggers has dragged on for what seems like an eternity in blog-time. When the story first broke,...

In 2010, a Turkish tourism company announced it would promote Turkey as the original home of Santa Claus. St. Nicholas' birthplace in the Mediterranean resort city...