Post Archive

August 8, 2013

Last month, I wrote about one misguided response to the European Union’s decision to blacklist the “military wing” of Hezbollah: the concern by a Mideast...

When Sarah Palin first warned about death panels and ObamaCare, the president and his allies were quick to laugh. Sending grandma off to an icy,...

The latest revelations about the National Security Agency’s monitoring of email and text messages are bound to increase the agitation that Edward Snowden’s leaks fueled...

It’s not clear whether Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham really thought their presence in Cairo would help bring about reconciliation or at least an...

If you aren’t a political junkie, the growing attention being paid to the maneuverings of the prospective presidential candidates is more irksome than merely boring....

Eli Lake and Josh Rogin’s Daily Beast scoop on the big al-Qaeda conference call that shut down 22 American embassies contains an important little detail...

The state of Virginia has a powerful claim to be a genuine swing state worth fighting over. It has voted Democratic in the last two...

Complacence about Iran’s nuclear program is based on three assumptions that are not necessarily mutually exclusive. All of them are, at best, questionable and are...

In her column earlier this week Ruth Marcus wrote this: Don Graham’s decision to sell The Washington Post was his reverse Sophie’s Choice moment. She had to decide...

As Jonathan noted yesterday, Israeli pessimism about renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks stems from certain important facts that Americans like to ignore but Israelis find impossible...