Post Archive

November 12, 2012

As I wrote on Friday, I agree with Max Boot that the resignation of David Petraeus is a tragedy. That such a distinguished career should...

Over the weekend, provocations on two of Israel’s borders presented the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with new challenges. In the Golan Heights, what...

Last week, I discussed the disaster that was the Romney campaign's Project ORCA. On Election Day over 37,000 volunteers spent the day struggling with a flawed...

It’s a good thing that current political standards for handling adultery were not in place during World War II. Otherwise Dwight Eisenhower, who was notoriously...

Yesterday, Abe wrote that “Barack Obama ushered in America’s first large-scale experiment in personality-cult politics. The experiment continues apace.” The experiment really has two parts...

At the Washington Post, Jackson Diehl writes that the Benghazi attack is the first sign of the collapse of Obama’s foreign policy doctrine, and Syria is...

Reuters has a rundown of the timeline for the Petraeus investigation: 2011-2012: Broadwell and Petraeus extramarital affair started after he left military service and ended about...

"Politics have taken an orientation not favourable to Papa." So wrote Clementine Churchill to her son Randolph in 1930. That's a sentiment some of us...

The Washington Post reports that the FBI investigation stumbled across David Petraeus’s affair while investigating threatening emails allegedly sent by his mistress Paula Broadwell --...

Ever since Israel ceased to be dominated by one political party, when Menachem Begin’s Likud finally won the 1977 national elections, there has been a...