Post Archive

September 11, 2012

Is it possible to learn from history? Apparently not if you are an American president determined to win the love of the Islamic world. Over...

Earlier, John channeled the spirit of William Safire and gave us an imaginative and probably not inaccurate assessment of President Obama’s motivation for refusing to...

On this, the latest anniversary of 9/11, there is an understandable tendency to compare the Al Qaeda attack on American soil with the Japanese attack...

With apologies to the late William Safire, who came up with this imaginative format: "So Netanyahu wants to meet me when he comes to the States...

Although today’s Washington Post/ABC poll gives Mitt Romney no reason to panic--he’s down just one point among likely voters--it should at least raise a red...

At the Jewish Journal, Shmuel Rosner takes me to task for “manipulating the facts” in a post I wrote yesterday about the Investors Business Daily/Christian...

Eight weeks from today, 140 million people will go to the polls to elect a president. According to the most confidently expressed theories about this...

At a joint event sponsored by J Street and the American Arab Institute during the Democratic National Convention last week, Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen claimed...

Perhaps it’s because we're in an election season or perhaps it’s that more than ten years have passed since 9/11, but either way the New...

On this 11th anniversary of 9/11, I am struck by how little of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have wormed their way into American...

Retired General Amos Yadlin, a former head of Israeli military intelligence, has just published an excellent op-ed in The Independent newspaper in the UK. He...

Whatever bounce President Obama (or Clinton) procured from last week’s convention is fading, according to today’s Washington Post/ABC News poll. Both candidates are virtually tied...