Post Archive

February 11, 2014

In the last decade, several mainstream American Protestant denominations have flirted with resolutions endorsing boycotts of companies doing business with Israel. Most of these efforts...

Yesterday, timed almost perfectly with the unlawful extension of the ObamaCare employer-mandate delay, President Obama was touring Monticello with the visiting French president when he joked...

There’s been a lot of fine commentary on the right about the decision by the president to delay the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate for...

Today's New York Times featured a prominent news piece titled "In West Bank Settlements, Israeli Jobs Are Double-Edged Sword." It engages in a good dose...

Supporters of Israel are frustrated. Despite the bipartisan endorsement of 59 members of the U.S. Senate, the effort to enact a new round of tougher...

When House Speaker John Boehner told a shocked Republican caucus this morning that he would allow a vote on raising the debt ceiling with no...

Sometimes small news stories come and go without their full significance being grasped. So it was with this February 2 report in the New York...

There’s no such thing as the government “just asking questions.” That’s something both the public and the country’s news organizations should keep in mind as...

If you only got your news by following the statements put out by the Obama administration, you would currently be blithely unaware of the disturbing...

Iranian authorities have reportedly hanged Hashem Shaabani, a poet which the regime has accused of being “an enemy of God.” His execution should do more...

Max’s questions about why John Kerry is paying far less attention to helping tamp down the tension in Asia are echoed throughout the region. On...

A chapter of my new book focuses on the history of people-to-people exchanges, or “Track II diplomacy” between the United States and so-called rogue-regimes. Over...