Post Archive

August 17, 2012

It's not easy being a dictator in the media age. That is a discovery made most spectacularly by the likes of Moammar Qaddafi, Hosni Mubarak,...

The dispiriting trend of "green on blue" attacks in Afghanistan, in which Afghan soldiers or police attack coalition counterparts, continues with two attacks, one of...

In February, three members of a female Russian performance art/punk rock/feminist activist group took off some of their clothing, ran into a Moscow Russian Orthodox...

After accusing Mitt Romney of being a tax cheat failed to get results, the Obama campaign has written an open letter to Mitt Romney asking...

Ever since the last of a series of full-scale blowups between the Obama administration and Israel, Democrats have been desperately trying to convince Jewish voters...

Anti-CO2 activists may have to find something else to give their lives meaning. The AP reports that “the amount of carbon dioxide being released into...

We all know it’s not going to happen. The White House has directly denied it. And yet, the rumors that President Obama is considering replacing...

If you want to understand why much of the Arab world is a basket case, it’s worth considering Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s address to an...

One year in college, I had a roommate who liked to talk about the implications of the idea of the “multiverse”—the existence of multiple universes—and...

As I wrote earlier this week, given the depth of his political involvement on behalf of Republican candidates it’s hardly surprising to find that casino...

Following several polls that show the race tightening in Wisconsin, CNN has moved the state from “lean Obama” to “toss up” on its electoral map: CNN...

In light of my recent writing on Syria, bemoaning the Obama administration's strangely passive stance, a knowledgeable reader writes to ask:  "Would you be willing...