Post Archive

July 23, 2013

The United States has a right to protect secrets. Though President Obama often speaks as if the West is not still locked in a life-and-death...

There are times when we must acknowledge that we are not just watching the news but witnessing history. This evening Huma Abedin, the longtime aide...

In recent weeks there’s been a lot of self-congratulation on the part of some pundits who believe the relative acceptance of scandal-ridden politicians by the...

The evergreen electoral strategy in which an underdog candidate tries to turn his opponent’s greatest strength into a weakness is high risk and high reward....

With the election of Hassan Rouhani as Iran's new president, the international debate about reaching out to the "moderates" inside the Iranian regime has been...

After the initial shock, liberals have responded to Detroit’s bankruptcy crisis with their usual vigor while attempting to answer conservatives who have rightly asserted that...

There are two ways to look at the immigration section of the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll, neither of which is particularly encouraging. Pessimists will...

Yesterday Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had a little fun at the expense of his Republican counterpart when he joked that Mitch McConnell had “tried...

H.R. McMaster is one of the smartest generals in the army--or any other service--and his thoughts on the future of war are always worth listening...

The latest alarming news from Iraq is that hundreds of hardened al-Qaeda terrorists have broken out of the Abu Ghraib prison--once used by Saddam Hussein,...

Cable news is at its best during a breaking news event--and at its worst. I know, I know: not exactly a blinding insight. But it...