Post Archive

March 4, 2013

Sequestration, for all its problems--and I consider it to be an abdication of responsible governance--is helpful at least to this extent: it captures, in a...

Over the course of the past weeks as we’ve covered the sequester crisis, I have agreed with Max Boot that the impact of the sequester...

I wrote earlier today about the way Vice President Biden seemed to take the United States half a step closer to an eventual confrontation with...

Washington pundits--especially of the conservative stripe--continue to insist, as George Will wrote in a recent column, that all the talk of the disastrous impact of...

The Obama administration may now have among its members a secretary of defense who can’t get its position on containment of a nuclear Iran straight....

If President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry were still optimistic about the latest round of talks, the comments of Iranian Atomic Energy...

Like clockwork, every four months or so, one Iranian official or another will threaten to close the Strait of Hormuz. The Pentagon assumes that Iran...

Michael Ward, Chaplain of St. Peter’s College, Oxford, has written a marvelous essay (which can be found in this collection) on the centrality of imagination...

Over at The Long War Journal, Lisa Lundquist examines the decision by Pakistani clerics to give religious sanction for suicide attacks. While her analysis focuses...