Post Archive

September 3, 2013

There has been no more astute observer of the American Jewish community’s response to intermarriage than Jack Wertheimer. Wertheimer, a professor of American Jewish history...

In an earlier post I wrote that there’s a real difference of opinion, including among conservatives, about whether an effective show of force against the...

The Obama administration has over the last week made its case for military action in Syria both publicly to the American people and privately to...

In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this afternoon, Secretary of State John Kerry put forth a compelling and at times eloquent argument on...

There was never much doubt that sooner or later any debate about U.S. action on Syria would get around to an effort to drag the...

In recent decades, many political observers and historians have often lamented the creation of an “imperial presidency” whose power was virtually unchecked by other branches...

Today’s New York Times eulogy of the Russian “reset” is a worthwhile read, as would be expected from veteran reporter and Russia watcher Peter Baker....

Journalist Richard Behar thought he had discovered the real road map to peace between Israelis and Palestinians. In the August 12 cover story of Forbes magazine,...

It is hard to exaggerate the damage to American standing and credibility in the world that President Obama did with his about-face on Syria: In...