Post Archive

February 4, 2014

Last week Secretary of State John Kerry raised the hackles of Israelis when he warned that if the Jewish state didn’t make enough concessions to...

Several figures on the right--including Glenn Beck and Eric Bolling--had strongly negative reactions to this ad by Coca-Cola that aired during the Super Bowl. The ad...

After amassing an impressive 58 senators from both parties to co-sponsor a bill calling for new sanctions on Iran in case the current negotiations end...

Last week, I wrote about a particular bind President Obama had gotten himself into over his expansion of executive authority. Because he had established such...

Successive administrations in Washington have long taken the Iraqi Kurds for granted, which is a shame because the Kurds have, since the tail end of...

The most electrifying moment at the Munich Security Conference, which I attended this weekend, occurred during a panel discussion on Eastern Europe. (And, yes I...

Judging by his State of the Union address and the confidence with which Democrats have tried to focus the national political conversation on income inequality,...

Across Europe, Holocaust Memorial Day just isn’t what it used to be. There are still the same sobering gatherings and television broadcasts reflecting on the...

When President Obama made the case for U.S. strikes on Syria last year and then ignominiously retreated in the face of congressional opposition and wound...

Michael McFaul has announced he is leaving his post as United States ambassador to Russia after the upcoming Olympics in Sochi. In many ways, his...

The defense budget debates in Washington over the past several years always took place in a vacuum: rarely, if ever, were discussions on how much...