Post Archive

June 5, 2013

This week marks the 46th anniversary of the Six-Day War and it cannot be said that the Palestinian Authority has neglected to remember the occasion....

Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker make light of their friendly competition for the media spotlight, but the rivalry was never too convincing because...

Two new polls--one from Bloomberg National Poll, the other from the Wall Street Journal/NBC News--show a clear erosion in the public’s trust in Barack Obama’s...

The death of Frank Lautenberg is being mourned this week as more than just the loss of the longtime liberal senator from New Jersey. Lautenberg...

The news that Susan Rice will be named to replace Tom Donilon as President Obama’s national security adviser is not surprising in the least--indeed, it...

President Obama is making important changes on his national security team, which will serve to elevate the status of both Susan Rice, slated to be...

Last week, Jonathan Tobin used this space to criticize the 92nd Street Y—that “venerable Jewish institution”—for hosting Alice Walker in a dialogue with Vagina Monologues...

We’ve heard a lot in the last few weeks from the Obama administration about their duty to protect the nation’s secrets. To that end, Attorney...

Anger continues to rise in Turkey, where protests now rock more than 80 Turkish towns and cities. Like Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Yemeni President...

Diplomacy is about more than one ambassador sitting down with another. Imagery is often as important as content. When Tony Blair met Muammar Gaddafi in...

Yesterday’s congressional hearings turned out to be a disaster for the IRS and, more broadly, for the Obama administration. We’re now hearing from real people (see...