Post Archive

January 2013

Decades after the construction of city-sized gulags, it appears that the world's attention may finally be focusing on human rights abuses in North Korea. Predictably,...

The early indications are that President Obama may not seek to torpedo the bipartisan immigration reform proposal put forward yesterday by six U.S. senators. Having...

On January 10, 2007, then-Senator Barack Obama explained his opposition to the Iraq surge of additional troops by making a prediction: "I am not persuaded...

I recently read a splendid book by Harry Clor, On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World, whose purpose is to “articulate a...

Iran’s official denial of reports of a major explosion at its underground nuclear facility in Fordow is heartening for those who are hoping that the...

Many in the United States assume that the international sanctions being enforced against Iran and the threats from American leaders about Tehran’s nuclear program have...

Sequestration--the process of automatically cutting more than $500 billion from defense spending over the next decade--was momentarily delayed by a last-minute deal between Congress and...

The sometimes contradictory nature of the grassroots conservative criticism of GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was apparent a few weeks ago when one conservative...

Despite the Chinese government's best efforts to block the spread and influence of social media, it appears that its stranglehold on information is slipping, forcing...

Last week I wrote about the effort by a bipartisan group of eight senators to come up with a workable compromise on immigration reform that...

I’ve been critical of CNN’s Piers Morgan in the past, but his interview with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was quite good and enlightening. I...

It hasn't gotten much attention, but Iraq was badly shaken by an incident that occurred Friday in Fallujah: security forces fired on a crowd of...