Post Archive

May 3, 2013

The wait for the verdict in the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell went on today as a jury continued to weigh the multitude of charges...

Middle East analyst Tom Gross brings to my attention this news snippet from Qatar: The Egyptian Muslim scholar Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, one of the most respected...

A good deal of the attention on electoral politics this week focused on Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s strong debate performance against former South Carolina Governor Mark...

It’s been a couple of weeks since the so-called Senate “gang of eight” unveiled the bipartisan immigration reform compromise proposal, but there’s little doubt about...

The Washington Post’s flattering profile of Joe Biden that was published today didn’t tell us much we didn’t already know about the vice president and...

As the Cold War began taking shape early in the Truman administration, famed containment advisor George Kennan argued for a middle way between the strident...

Academics don’t agree about much, but the members of the Association for Asian American Studies agree, at least, that a “boycott of Israeli academic institutions”...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 15,000 this morning, the first time it has crossed that benchmark. Even if it backs off and closes below...

Despite a stalled peace process and a recent Arab Peace Initative that has no hope of achieving its stated goal (as Jonathan and Seth discussed...

When Chuck Hagel chaired the Atlantic Council, the group bent over backwards to exculpate Iran. That was a “twofer” for Hagel, because it fit not...

According to the jobs report released this morning, the recovery continues to dawdle along, confirming its status as the worst recovery since the Great Depression. There...

These are not good days for Barack Obama. His second term agenda has broken down. The Democratic-controlled Senate did not pass even a single part of...