Post Archive

March 18, 2014

This past weekend the panic being felt on the left about the 2014 midterms reached epic proportions with a front-page story in the Sunday New...

I’ve been resisting even noticing this story line for a while, but now that both The Atlantic and Politico have assisted the trial presidential balloon being...

In his entertaining book on the societal impact of James Bond on Britain, Simon Winder describes the Depression-era part of Ian Fleming’s life as so...

The level of anti-Israel hostility proliferating at our universities is hardly any great secret. Yet what to do in the face of this challenge has...

Yesterday’s meeting between President Obama and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas brought no surprises. In contrast to the frosty reception that greeted Israeli Prime Minister...

Myopia is epidemic in Washington, and always has been. So too is compartmentalization. When a crisis occurs in Syria, anyone who’s anyone within government stumbles...

The Obama administration has always seemed to have trouble managing even one foreign-policy crisis at a time. But the opening of the next stage of...

One of the biggest patterns that became apparent in the course of researching the history of U.S. diplomacy with rogue regimes and terrorist groups is...

In the summer of 2012, Politico broke the news that Mitt Romney was planning to travel abroad to make a series of speeches intended to...

As of this writing the Russian stock market is up more than 4 percent today after a 3.7 percent bump up yesterday. At this rate...

If you want to know how fearful the left is of Paul Ryan, consider the efforts they make to slander him. In the past, they’ve...