Post Archive

November 2012

The UN General Assembly meets for the vote to upgrade the Palestinians' status at 3 p.m. today, which will almost certainly pass. But both the...

With the Palestinian Authority all but certain to have its status at the United Nations upgraded this evening to nonmember observer state, some who call...

General John Allen is now back in Kabul, directing a major military campaign involving 68,000 U.S. troops and 37,000 allied troops. But he would have to...

In response to the Washington Post ombudsman's comparison of Hamas missiles to “bee stings” the other day, Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren took the media to task...

Part of the reason Senate foreign policy leaders--such as John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and newcomer Kelly Ayotte, among others--have focused so much attention on Susan...

As negotiations over a deal on the federal deficit continue, President Obama pressed his advantage with his House Republican antagonists yesterday with his latest speech...

Susan Rice is still lobbying hard for that secretary of state post, but she struck out again with Senate Republicans yesterday. After meeting with Rice,...

Better late than never. With President Obama having run and won reelection in part on a boast of having ended the war in Iraq and...

From the Israeli Prime Minister’s statement this morning at the Menachim Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem: "Israel is prepared to live in peace with a Palestinian...

After more than a year of campaigning for it, the Palestinian Authority will have its moment tomorrow when the General Assembly of the United Nations...

With negotiations over how to avoid going over the "fiscal cliff" intensifying, there's a lot of attention on Grover Norquist and his "Taxpayer Protection Pledge,"...

Who could have possibly predicted that extending a practically unlimited line of credit to 18-year-old college students could have turned out so poorly? Yesterday, student...