Post Archive

December 10, 2012

The debate over the “fiscal cliff” is an important tactical one and could have widespread political ramifications. There are complicated issues to consider. Should the...

PSY--the “Gangnam Style” rapper who performed a radical anti-American song in 2004--has now dragged President Obama into the controversy. The Atlantic reports that Obama is being...

Apparently I am not the only one skeptical of the Defense Intelligence Agency's plan to double the size of its human spy force. (I argued...

It is to be expected that whenever something alters the dynamic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the world wonders aloud how this change will affect the...

The most vocal opponent of Susan Rice’s potential secretary of state nomination, John McCain, is joining the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just in time for...

I certainly agree with Alana that the Republicans are in a tough spot. But I’m not sure how valid any of these polls about public...

More bad fiscal cliff news for Republicans, from the Politico/GWU Battleground Poll today: A new POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Poll finds that 60 percent of respondents...

"Free, free, totally free," Hugo Chavez bellowed at reporters during a July 9 press conference in Caracas, when asked about the treatment he'd been undergoing...

Politico reports that Obama’s second inaugural oath for the “most transparent administration in history” might be administered privately, without any media present (h/t Morning Jolt): “Mindful...

One of the most pronounced recent changes in the attitudes toward leadership and order of the two major American political parties is the reversal in...

Under other circumstances, I might enjoy watching “human rights” activists decry the very international justice system they lobbied so hard to establish. But not when...

On Friday, President Obama issued a second round of waivers, in theory to give countries more time to disentangle themselves from their financial dealings in...