Post Archive

December 18, 2013

Nobody should blame President Obama for enjoying the Netflix political thriller House of Cards. Indeed, the show’s millions of fans (including me) probably sympathized with...

We’ve reported about the decision of the American Studies Association to join the boycott of Israel. Supporters of the economic war against the Jewish state...

Der Spiegel opens its piece on how Vladimir Putin “outfoxed” Western powers in 2013 with a seemingly curious but in fact quite revealing scene. Putin...

One of the prime obstacles to the peace talks being sponsored by Secretary of State John Kerry between Israel and the Palestinian Authority is the...

It’s now been almost a month since Secretary of State John Kerry announced that world powers had reached a nuclear deal with Iran, never mind...

President Obama is ending a miserable year on a down note. Public opinion polls show Mr. Obama’s approval ratings at their low and disapproval ratings at...

Yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threw down the gauntlet again on the debt ceiling. Speaking to reporters in Washington, McConnell made it clear that...

The potential impact of President Obama’s decision to bring veteran Democratic figure John Podesta on board to save his floundering presidency continues to be debated,...

Ben Bernanke will preside over his last meeting of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee today and give his last news conference as chairman of...

It's good to hear Secretary of State John Kerry announce, on a visit to Manila, closer military cooperation with our longtime ally, the Philippines, including...