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August 21, 2012

It's great to see the government of Myanmar lifting restrictions on the press. Having just spent a week traveling around this distant country, I was...

....talk for a long time on this Ricochet podcast about Tina Brown and Niall Ferguson and Todd Akin and focus groups and the professional composition...

The Obama administration is still asserting that diplomacy and sanctions will halt Iran’s drive for nuclear weapons without the need for either Israel or the...

Republicans understandably want to move past the Todd Akin debacle as quickly as possible, but it’s not going to be easy. The Obama campaign is...

In November 2010, the New York Times published a puff piece on the Brecht Forum, a club in New York where, to hear the Times...

Today on the Mike Huckabee show (and again immediately following on Dana Loesch's program), Rep. Todd Akin told Americans that he has no intention of...

Despite pleas from leading Republicans, Rep. Todd Akin announced today that he would not step down as Republican Senate nominee in Missouri. The statement, which...

The earthquake that killed more than 300 in northern Iran earlier this month was a tragedy that was only compounded by the Iranian government’s refusal...

After a Cologne court ruled that circumcision was illegal, there were those who argued that the decision would not impact Jewish life in Germany. We...

There are two polls out today, both with similar findings: Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment has already done severe damage to his chances in...

“The novel lies, in saying that something happened that did not,” Elizabeth Bowen famously said two-thirds of a century ago. “It must, therefore, contain uncontradictable...

The disagreement between Israel and the Obama administration over whether it’s time to acknowledge that diplomacy has failed to stop Iran’s nuclear program is starting...