Post Archive

January 17, 2013

News is still filtering out of Algeria as we wait to see just how many people were killed when government forces stormed a gas facility...

In April of last year, I mentioned that although former city comptroller Bill Thompson had run a surprisingly close race against New York City Mayor...

The gun control debate is good for Republicans, good for the White House, and good for Democratic presidential hopefuls, since they can all play to...

Back in November, I wrote that Rand Paul’s presidential hopes would be a difficult sale to pro-Israel conservatives and Republicans. Paul’s opposition to U.S. aid...

Politico reports that the American Future Fund is launching an anti-Hagel ad campaign that will target senators in their own states. This is interesting, because AFF's usual wheelhouse...

The evolution of the political power structure across the Mideast has a recent track record of disappointment and unmet expectations. As Turkey sought to take...

I rarely find myself in complete agreement with anything that comes out of the Obama administration. But I have to commend Jon Carson, the White...

The BBC has finally issued a correction on a story that downplayed the video of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi making anti-Semitic comments in 2010. The...

In 2000, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan was asked to identify the biggest change he had seen in his 40-year political career. Moynihan, a man of...

President Obama’s campaign for his package of gun control proposals has uncertain prospects in Congress. But a day after he surrounded himself with children and...