Post Archive

February 3, 2012

Most observers have spent the past few months trying desperately to interpret the mixed signals emanating from the Obama administration on Iran. It has escalated...

The Obama administration has staked its Syria policy on winning consensus at the United Nations Security Council, a near impossibility given Russia’s desire to protect...

If you believe the papers, today’s Muslim world is a funny place. The Islamists are reform-minded democrats and the soccer fans are murderous fundamentalists. A flurry...

I do not often find myself in agreement with political scientist Robert Pape whose "research" into suicide bombings I roundly panned in a lengthy review...

At his National Prayer Breakfast address yesterday, President Obama declared, “Now, we can earnestly seek to see these values lived out in our politics and...

I wanted to add a note of caution to John Steele Gordon’s post regarding today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the unemployment rate. It’s certainly...

Since Florida Republicans gave him a massive victory on Tuesday night, Mitt Romney has not had a good few days. His absurd statement about not...

Yesterday, I wrote about the Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to withdraw its grants from Planned Parenthood. I said, "The left immediately went into spin...

Today’s speech by Iran’s Supreme Leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, about the sanctions on his country and its determination to persist in its quest for...

In the wake of Mitt Romney’s clumsy comment about the “very poor,” conservatives have offered an intriguing explanation: he doesn’t “speak the language” of conservatism,...

Once again, the jobs numbers that came out this morning are good news for President Obama. As the New York Times reports, the economy added...