Post Archive

January 18, 2012

"The Iron Lady" is not a very good movie. In conception, it suffers from the problem inherent in any biopic: the order of events is...

I have already blogged on Matthew Kroening’s compelling article in the most recent issue of Foreign Affairs: “Time to Attack Iran.” Now the Foreign Affairs...

While the Obama administration is talking a good game lately about tightening sanctions on Iran, it has yet to take the steps that would make an...

Jon Cohen and Dan Balz, writing about a new Washington Post poll, say that President Obama “faces a dispirited and polarized electorate that is sharply divided...

President Obama has rejected the application for the Keystone XL Pipeline. And with that, Obama just handed Republicans a major battering ram to use against him...

Tomorrow night’s GOP presidential debate (hosted by CNN) will be fascinating to watch. Newt Gingrich did extremely well on Monday. He was clearly the evening’s...

In his influential NightWatch security newsletter, analyst John McCreary notes the impetus behind the new Chinese/UAE strategic partnership announced yesterday: China has maintained a strategic relationship with...

Former Senator Chris Dodd, who’s been one of the most prominent lobbyists for the SOPA/PIPA bill in his new position as Motion Picture Association of...

Just wrapped up a discussion of Téa Obreht’s The Tiger’s Wife in my course on contemporary literature. In my remarks, I made no secret of...

With the delivery of more than a million signatures to the state capital in Madison earlier this week, backing the recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott...

If you were concerned that the United Nations is spending too much time on the massacres of civilians in Syria, or on the ongoing arrests...

Today’s Internet blackout protesting the SOPA/PIPA bills – which would allow the federal government to shut down accused copyright violators online without due process –...